Category: Structural Inspection

Navigating New Ground: Knowing Rules of Commercial UAS Use is Crucial

An unmanned aircraft system (UAS) was used to inspect the lighting assembly at the top of a high mast light pole approximately 120 feet in the air. By David Crissey Examining and evaluating the structural integrity of the signs above you, the traffic and signal poles alongside you on the highway, and the bridges you… Read More »

When Emergency Strikes, Inspectors and Engineers Leap into Action

The Atlanta transportation system was dealt a colossal blow March 30 after a massive fire under Interstate 85 caused a large bridge section to collapse. The blaze, apparently set intentionally, brought instant headaches to hundreds of thousands of commuters – even prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency. The collapse was a topic… Read More »

Inspiring the Next Generation of STEM Graduates

By Troy Robillard, PE Engineers make things work. As our world becomes increasingly dependent on innovation and technology, a deeper understanding of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is becoming increasingly important. This evolution creates a gap between the marketplace demand for STEM graduates and those with the skills to fill those positions. (Learn more… Read More »