Telecommunications Geospatial Services

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Ayres completed a high-priority, quick-turnaround project for this major phone, Internet, and TV provider. Using geospatial technologies to locate and map existing utility infrastructure within the public right-of-way to support network design, the project covered 180 linear miles in northeastern Dane County, Wisconsin, in November and December 2016.

The technological approach required a complex combination of GIS, remote sensing, and field data collection, including mobile lidar, 3-inch pixel resolution aerial imagery, and ground-based GPS survey. The data was consolidated and processed to extract attachment points on utility poles, edge of pavement, building footprints, and utility strands into an Esri geodatabase format.

Through a combination of geospatial data collection and analytical methodologies, Ayres was able to provide a wide range of utility information in an easily consumable GIS format, all of which was expedited for completion in a six-week period.

Project Information

Client's Name

Confidential Client


Sun Prairie, WI

Primary Service



Energy + Utilities + Tech