Infrasense Pilots Aerial Surveys with Infrared Thermography and High Resolution Visual Methods to Evaluate Bridge Decks

Infrasense recently completed an internal research effort to assess the feasibility and accuracy of aerial imaging for mapping bridge deck conditions. The results of this study provided support for implementation on upcoming projects. The primary advantage of the aerial method is its efficiency. Data can be collected for hundreds of bridge decks in a single…

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Infrasense Performs Subsurface 3D-Radar Survey of Brooklyn Terminal

Infrasense recently completed a project using a ground coupled vehicle mounted 3D Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) system (manufactured by 3D-Radar) to identify subsurface objects that would impede future installation of sheet pile walls at the Brooklyn Terminal. Using the trailer-mounted 3D-Radar step frequency array system reduced the data collection time significantly and provided an excellent…

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Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Survey of Pavement Structure Near East Greenwich, Rhode Island

In early April, Infrasense conducted a non-destructive survey and report for 10 lane miles of a section of Route 2, in Rhode Island. The project provided the client with 4 sets of data showing where concrete appears to be present under the asphalt pavement versus an aggregate base. The survey was conducted at driving speed…

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Pavement Thickness Survey Along Section of I-85 in South Carolina

In May 2017, Infrasense carried out a GPR pavement thickness survey of 24 lane-miles of I-85 near Spartanburg, SC. The right shoulder, right lane, center lane, and left lane were surveyed in both northbound and southbound directions. The results of the survey included a statistical summary of the pavement layer thicknesses in each lane, as…

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Infrasense Carries out Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and Infrared Thermography (IR) Condition Surveys of 17 Bridge Decks in Wisconsin’s North Central Region

This past summer, Infrasense conducted a multi-faceted non-destructive survey and report for 17 bridge decks in Wisconsin DOT’s North Central Region. The project provided the client with a comprehensive set of condition results to facilitate a data-driven approach to programming their bridge inventory. Surveys were performed at normal driving speed with no disruption to traffic.…

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Nondestructive Condition Evaluations of 19 Decks in Virginia

Infrasense completed high-speed scanning of 19 bridge decks in 11 different counties throughout Virginia, totaling over 250,000 square feet. The scanning included Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) evaluations. The deliverables included deterioration and rebar cover quantities and maps of the bridge decks. Per the request of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), individual deck condition reports…

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Condition Evaluation of Lafayette Road Bridge Deck with GPR by Infrasense

Infrasense recently performed a ground penetrating radar (GPR) survey of the bridge deck carrying Lafayette Road over the Soo Line and B.N. Railroad in St. Paul, Minnesota. The GPR data collection system included dual 2GHz horn antennas and a SIR-30 control unit manufactured by GSSI of Nashua, NH. This GPR survey was carried out at…

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GPR Evaluation of Pavement Network Located in Falls Church, Virginia

Infrasense completed the subsurface pavement structure evaluation of approximately 79.93 lane-miles of public roadways in Falls Church, Virginia using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) testing to determine the thicknesses of the pavement structure layers. It was performed along the centerline of each roadway, centerline of each lane, and at an offset approximately 1 foot from the…

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