Month: May 2016

Contractor Trusts GPRS to Locate Utilities in a Cell Tower Before Excavating

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems in Minnesota was contacted to determine the locations of private utilities at a cell tower site in Shakopee, MN.  Troy Bartlett, Project Manager with GPRS, used electro- magnetic induction to locate electric and communication lines present within the surrounding area and ground penetrating radar  to mark conduit locations and verify trenches

As-Built Plans Inaccurate? Call GPRS for Peace of Mind

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems of Virginia was utilized to detect underground utilities at a construction site in Glen Allen, VA. The as-built plans were inaccurate and the customer needed a particular fire-water line located. GPRS Project Manager Josiah Donaldson verified the location, depth, and direction of the 30 year old+ water line at approximately 5’