Month: January 2017

GPRS Locates PT Cables at Stadium in Tampa

Recently, Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) of Tampa, FL was requested on-site by a general contractor to perform a Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) survey at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, FL. The purpose of our scanning was to locate any rebar and/or post-tension (PT) cables within the concrete securing the stadium’s seating.  We first scanned the

Concrete Imaging Technology Utilized to Locate Reinforcing Prior to Core Drilling a House Foundation in Killington, VT

A general contractor had a project at a residential home to core drill through a house foundation in order to install multiple pipes. To install the pipes, the contractor had to core drill through multiple locations. It was essential, while core drilling in these locations, not to core through any reinforcing so as not to

GPRS Ensures Safe Excavation

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) Inc. of Pittsburgh was contacted by the owner of a private residence to locate utilities on the property to ensure safe excavation for the installation of a retaining wall around the driveway. Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) was used to locate the existing gas lines from the valve near the street

GPRS Clears 70 Soil Boring Locations

The GPRS East Tennessee office was subcontracted by an engineering firm out of Nashville, TN to scan approximately 114 acres in Chattanooga, TN at a newly acquired turbine manufacturing facility.  The firm was installing monitoring wells and taking soil samples for analysis.  In all, there were about 70 locations that needed to be scanned with