Infrasense Evaluates the Condition of 5 Missouri Bridge Decks Utilizing Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Supplemented with Other Methods

This past summer, Infrasense conducted non-destructive surveys and reported for 5 bridge decks in Missouri. The project provided the client with a comprehensive set of condition results to facilitate a data-driven approach to programming rehab and maintenance efforts. As a supplement to the GPR surveys, chain drag, coring, and infrared thermography were used on select bridge…

Infrasense Non-Destructively Evaluates Condition of Bridge in Virginia Beach, Virginia with Infrared Thermography and Ground Penetrating Radar

Infrasense completed a vehicle-based inspection of a bridge deck in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The methods of testing included Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), Infrared Thermography (IR) and High-Resolution Imaging (HRI). Testing was performed in August and September, with the goal of mapping rebar depth and quantifying areas of concrete deterioration, rebar-level delamination, spalling, and patching. The…

Infrasense and BDI Perform Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and Half Cell Potential (HCP) Surveys on Bridge in Norfolk, Virginia

Infrasense and BDI mobilized to Norfolk, Virginia to complete testing on the 1800-foot long bridge deck. The methods of testing included GPR, HCP, coring, and chloride sampling. Testing was performed in September on 14 select panels of the bridge deck, with the goal of identifying rebar depth and spacing, and areas of probable corrosion. The…

Infrasense Investigates Airport Pavement Structure using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) in San Francisco, California

Infrasense recently surveyed multiple runways, a taxiway, and a 240,000 square-foot apron at the San Francisco International Airport. The survey implemented a combination of 400 MHz and 1 GHz antennas mounted off the back of the survey vehicle. The use of both frequencies provided an excellent combination of data resolution and depth of penetration to…

Infrasense Performs Ground Penetrating Radar Survey on Multiple Roadways in Virginia Beach

Infrasense completed a non-destructive survey of two intersecting multilane roadways in Virginia Beach, VA. The survey provided the client with subsurface pavement structure data along all driving lanes, shoulder lines, and turn lanes within the project section. Pavement layer thicknesses were plotted to produce a complete profile of the pavement structure. The profiles and layer…

Infrasense Conducts QA for a Recently Paved Road in Virginia Beach, Virginia Using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

This June, Infrasense conducted a non-destructive survey and report for a 2.3-mile section of a multilane roadway, in Virginia Beach, VA. The project provided the client with data from all 4 driving lanes, both outer shoulder lines, and all turn lanes within the section. Pavement layer thicknesses were plotted along with recommended coring locations where…

Infrasense Performs Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and Infrared Thermography (IR) Condition Surveys of the Granby Street Bridge Deck in Norfolk, Virginia

Infrasense mobilized from Boston to Virginia to survey Norfolk’s 64,000 square foot Granby Street Bridge. The GPR survey was done in March, and the IR survey was done in April, when the weather conditions were sufficient for revealing subsurface delaminations. The GPR survey was performed at normal driving speed, and IR was done at a…

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…