Year: 2019

Concrete Subsurface Investigation

Prepared By: Hunter Mitchell Project Manager-Austin, Texas CLIENT PROBLEM The client was contracted to install bollards in a parking garage on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin. Twenty-four bollards were to be installed and secured to the concrete with three-inch long concrete anchors. GPRS of Austin, Texas was hired by the client

Drilling For Soil Samples?

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. of Phoenix, AZ. was contacted by a local environmental firm to clear some areas inside of a factory in order to drill for soil samples.  When doing this type of locate, we need to utilize two types of scanners so that we can see what lies within the concrete and

Concrete Imaging – learn more

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. of Denver, CO was contacted by a contractor to locate reinforcement within a concrete slab. The customer was looking to core drill holes through the concrete slab and did not wish to strike any reinforcement in the process. For a project like this, GPRS is able to determine several key

What To Do Instead Of “Hammer Testing”

GPRS, LLC of Miami Florida recently was contracted to scan concrete CMU block walls to confirm the location and presence of rebar and grout within the walls.  As the shell contractor grouted the walls, some areas were not complete grouted due to site conditions at the time of the pouring/pumping.  Instead of “hammer testing” the

Preventing Airport Disaster

GPRS’s office in Phoenix, AZ. was hired by a client to locate utilities in the center of the airport prior to the install of a new concrete slab and bollards for a larger propane tank.  This job was next to the radar building and had multiple lines running near the proposed area for the upgraded

GPRS: Locating Underground Utilities

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) was called to locate underground utilities in Kansas City, MO. The client wanted all the utilities in the area marked and documented so they could find room to add an additional electric line into the area.  Thanks to the quality work performed by GPRS, our client was able to perform