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Dam repair monitored by robotic total station

July 7, 2016By

At the Razisse dam in southwest France, a Spectra Precision Focus 35 robotic total station was used to monitor structural movements during major repairs. The Focus 35 monitored to a half-millimeter accuracy movement of the arch dam abutments during a critical six-week period in the project. Raising the height of the dam was expected to cause the abutments to settle,... read more

Louisiana DOT goes mobile for levee inspections

March 2, 2016By

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) deployed the TerraGo Edge for the inspection of flood protection infrastructure including levees, dams and reservoirs. The DOTD’s Public Works and Water Resources Division inspects more than 1,100 miles of levees four times every year. The legacy inspection system was a custom-built application developed by an engineering services firm, which used Trimble Yuma ruggedized tablets.... read more

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