AMTS Systems on I-880

GEO-Instruments installed two modular AMTS systems and 50 HD Road Prisms to monitor a section of the I-880 in Fremont, California while a microbore operation took place under the freeway. GEO’s experienced team mobilized quickly and worked efficiently to minimize impact to traffic.

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Installing Sisterbars

Nevada DOT is at work on I-15, constructing an overpass one exit south of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The work required pile load testing, and GEO installed sisterbars for the test.

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Dust Monitor with Solar Panel

Aeroqual dust monitors provide real-time measurements of dust generated by construction activities. GEO-Instruments is a partner and distributor of Aeroqual in North America. We offer sales, service, support, and add-ons such as solar-power panels, rugged battery boxes, and installation accessories. We also offer RENTAL units. Basic configurations include: The Dust Sentry, which monitors a single…

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GEO team demobilizing GeoCam at HSR site

A GeoCam captures a team selfie during demobilization at this High Speed Rail site. GEO monitored the heavily-used, existing tracks while Keller constructed large-bore piles within 30 feet of the track. Instrumentation included 2 AMTS systems with 190 prisms, 30 tiltmeters, and a GeoCam construction site camera.

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Emma Migneault joins WiDFI

Emma Migneault of Geo-Instrument’s Rhode Island office has joined DFI’s Women in Deep Foundations committee. WiDFI fosters greater success and interest of professional women in the industry by promoting networking events, endorsing outreach and building mentoring relationships. Noting that the construction industry was only 10% women at the end of 2019, Mignault says “The Geotechnical…

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Laser displacement sensor on bridge pier

Project Scheduled upgrades for this six-lane highway bridge include replacement of fender systems and improvement of scour protection. The bridge must remain open during construction. Monitoring Requirements The project will require vibration monitoring and stability monitoring. The photo above shows heavy stone mattresses being placed at the base of the piers for scour protection. Implementation…

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AMTS at Providence Tarzana

The Project Providence Tarzana Medical Center is undergoing a 540 million dollar upgrade and enhancement that involves removal of some older structures and construction of a new patient wing, a new parking structure, and a new main building. Monitoring Requirements GEO-Instruments was contracted to monitor the support of excavation for the new patient wing and…

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Prism at Tampa Airport

Project Tampa International Airport’s $2 billion expansion plan will allow the airport to serve a projected 34 million passengers per year, up from the current 21 million. Photo was taken from the tower.   Monitoring Requirement Keller is installing foundations for three new structures at the airport. Existing structures had to be monitored for vibration…

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Monitoring Railroad Tracks

Project The California High Speed Rail system will connect San Francisco to Los Angeles with trains traveling up to 220 mph on grade-separated track. (Rendering courtesy of California High Speed Rail Authority). GEO-Instruments is at work on a section of the project between Fresno and Bakersfield. The elevated tracks will be supported by large-bore piles.…

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Prado Flood Basin

Project The USACE enlarging the flood control basin and building a dike to enhance flood risk management at Prado Dam. The basin is designed to accomodate a 200-year event. Monitoring Requirement Engineers needed to monitor settlement, total pressure, and pore-water pressures. Implementation GEO installed a wireless, solar-powered logger, three settlement cells, an earth-pressure cell, and…

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