X-Ray is widely used in medical diagnosis due to its ability to pass through matter and provide high-resolution images.
To reduce the risk of hitting underground utilities, a underground utility survey utilizing the ground penetrating radar (GPR) technology is often done before starting the ground-intrusive constructio[...]
January 4th, 2018. Happy New Year. What a way to start a new year! A Blizzard...Everything gets thrown off track in a snowstorm. Will the roads be clear for travel? How will the job site be affected[...]
For a general question like “How deep can you see with ground penetrating radar (GPR)?”, the answer is usually a range such as “2 to 10 feet” or “up to 18 inches”. However, for a clients' specific sur[...]
Providing utility locating and related services is nothing new for Utility Survey Corp., in fact we have been in the business for almost thirty years! Our main focus almost 30 years ago started as a w[...]
In most cases, calling 811 (one-call) to schedule a public utility locate is only the first step for underground utility damage prevention. One-call may not have all the equipment necessary for compl[...]
One of the most challenging tasks for a civil engineer is dealing with outdated as-built plans for underground utilities.
Utility Survey Corp. recently did a concrete structure scanning jobfor a client. The client planned to do saw cutting of the concrete floor to install two junction boxes and associated electrical cond[...]
As we all know, things don’t always go as planned... We were at a hospital site doing regular underground utility locating in a parking lot for the construction work there. While our technicians wer[...]