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Drones Inspect One of the Longest Bridges in Germany

November 14, 2013 - in Bridges, Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

Drones can go places convectional devices can’t. It is deployed when an inspection or operation is too dangerous for humans to carry out. What we are talking about is the Aibot X6 developed by Aibotix in Kassel. The hexacopter was developed to meet the highest…

Minnesota Trials Infrared Camera to Inspect Bridges

September 3, 2013 - in Bridges, Maintenance, Projects, Transportation

Over the last several years, MnDOT has been participating in a national pooled-fund study on using infrared cameras to spot subsurface damage on bridge…

New Jersey Compiles a Map of Defective Bridges

May 8, 2013 - in Bridges, Projects, Transportation

One in four New Jersey bridges is in poor condition or inadequate to handle modern traffic loads, according to an analysis of National Bridge Inventory…

StreetMapper Bridges the Highways Survey Gap

November 14, 2012 - in Bridges, Corporate, Transportation

Survey technology company Terrametrix is using StreetMapper, the world’s most accurate mobile mapping system, to survey more than 7,000 bridges in California. Consulting to Caltrans, the California Department of Transportation, Terrametrix is collecting…