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Featured Concrete Scanning Story

GPRS Scans for Conduits in Slab at an Apartment Complex

GPRS of Memphis, Tennessee recently worked with a local construction company to help them locate underground conduits in the slab before core drilling re-occurred. This company called us in a panic, after hitting two conduits within the concrete slab while core drilling holes. They completely stopped work until each location was scanned to identify the conduits to ensure safety to the drillers.

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Featured Utility Locating Story

GPRS Scans For Underground Utilities At Krystal’s

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems’ office in Memphis, Tennessee recently worked with an out of state environmental company to help them locate underground utilities of the building before they conducted soil sampling in the area. The company did not know where or how may utilities were in the area before calling GPRS. We were able to find underground utilities, without shutting down the business and around customers carefully.

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Private Utility Locating With GPR

GPRS was recently called out to Knoxville, TN to do a utility locate at the TVA West Hill Substation. The purpose of this scan was to locate any utilities running in area where new foundations were being installed. It was unknown what utilities they might encounter while installing these foundations. Prior to proceeding, they contacted GPRS of Tennessee to gain the information needed to safely excavate so they didn’t compromise any existing...

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Private Utility Locating At A 500 KV Substation

A general contractor had a project at a 500 kv Substation near Nashville, Tennessee where they needed to dig a long trench in order to run new electrical conduit. It was unknown what utilities they might encounter while excavating the new trench. Prior to proceeding, they contacted GPRS of Tennessee to gain the information needed to safely excavate so they didn’t compromise anything existing during the construction process.

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Private Underground Utilities Located At University

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems of Tennessee worked with a local contractor to locate utilities prior to excavation at a local university. GPRS uses non-destructive testing equipment to locate piping, power-lines, underground storage tanks, and grave sites that are unable to be seen. Using GPRS is a safe, cost effective way to make sure you can safely drill or dig and not destroy any underground utilities or determine if USTs do or do not...

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GPRS Scans For Post-Tension Cables and Conduits In Slab

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems’ office in Nashville, TN recently worked with a local plumbing company to help them locate several areas suitable for core drilling through an elevated concrete slab. Working in a new residential building in the Wedgewood area of Nashville, a plumbing company needed to re-position several proposed core drilling locations to accommodate drains and water lines for kitchen and bathroom amenities. Many of the...

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Locating Conduits in Metal Pan Deck Slab

A Nashville based electrical contractor needed to locate conduits in a metal pan deck slab at Centennial Medical Center. Prior to core drilling, they needed a safe and effective way to locate conduits and eliminate the threat of hitting a conduit and knocking out power to the active operating room below. They called Ground Penetrating Radar Systems to scan the area using GPR and Radio Detection. GPRS was able to identify conduits and provide...

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Ground Penetrating Radar Systems Locates Private Utilities

A local environmental consulting contractor working on a future Speedway gas station site in Lebanon, Tennessee recently contacted GPRS to help locate private utilities prior to drilling multiple soil boring locations. Grid scans with ground penetrating radar were performed around each soil boring location to ensure no utilities were hit during the drilling process. GPRS also utilizes a radio detection device which helps in locating live...

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Using Ground Penetrating Radar to Locate Additional Voids Beneath Parking Lot

A grocery store near Knoxville, TN discovered a hole in their parking lot. With the possibility of more voids hidden beneath the asphalt, GPRS was called in to located any additional voids under surface.

Using Ground Penetrating Radar, GPRS was able to locate numerous voids in the parking lot and label them with accurate depths and size.

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Clearing Soil Boring Locations of Utilities With An Environmental Company

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems’ of Knoxville, Tennessee was able to work with an Environmental Company to clear boring locations of underground utilities and scan for an Underground Storage Tank. GPRS uses Non-Destructive testing equipment to locate piping, power-lines, underground storage tanks, and grave sites that are unable to be seen. Using GPRS is a safe, cost effective way to make sure you can safety drill or dig and not destroy any...

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Concrete Scanning Project

GPRS was recently called out to a university in Knoxville, Tennessee to scan a concrete slab to locate beams, reinforcing steel, and conduits so the contractor would not hit them when coring for their fire protection lines.

Digital concrete imaging is a quick and easy way to locate post tension cables, rebar, and conduits in concrete prior to saw cutting or core drilling. The process is extremely fast due to its live feed system, which...

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Utilities Located For Surveying Company

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, LLC. (GPRS) was contacted by a local surveying company to help identify the boundaries of a 15’ old brick sewer line on the outskirts of downtown Nashville, Tennessee. GPRS utilized a 270 MHz ground penetrating radar antenna to search for the massive sewer. GPR is a great tool to locate underground utility lines including electrical and telecommunications conduits, water and irrigation lines, sewers, and...

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GPRS Scans for Conduits in Slab at an Apartment Complex

GPRS of Tennessee recently worked with a local construction company to help them locate underground conduits in the slab before core drilling re-occurred. This company called us in a panic, after hitting two conduits within the concrete slab while core drilling holes. They completely stopped work until each location was scanned to identify the conduits to ensure safety to the drillers. GPRS found multiple conduits in the concrete slab which...

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Locating Conduits

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems of Memphis, Tennessee was able to work with a local manufacturing company to identify conduit banks running underneath the floor of their facility. Both live and dead conduits were identified. GPRS uses non-destructive testing equipment to locate piping, power-lines, buried utilities, and grave sites that are unable to be seen. Using GPRS is a safe, cost effective way to make sure you can safely drill or dig...

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GPRS Scans for Underground Utilities At Chick-fil-A

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems of Tennessee recently worked with a local company to help them locate several areas suitable for a new canopy that was to be installed on the top of a concrete slab. The company needed to have the area clear, so they could place anchors within the slab. Rather than accept this risk of hitting any underground utilities, the company reached out to GPRS to scan the areas and mark out any underground utilities or...

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GPRS Scans For Underground Utilities At Krystal’s

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems’ office in Memphis, Tennessee recently worked with an out of state environmental company to help them locate underground utilities of the building before they conducted soil sampling in the area. The company did not know where or how may utilities were in the area before calling GPRS. We were able to find underground utilities, without shutting down the business and around customers carefully. We found the...

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Utility Locating Services

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems’ Chattanooga, TN office was able to work with a contractor to scan hundreds of feet of a trench line for underground utilities. GPRS uses Non-Destructive testing equipment to locate piping, underground electrical conduits, and other utilities that are unable to be seen. Using GPS we were able to capture all of our findings and create a map of the utilities to the customer. Using GPRS is a safe, cost effective...

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Scanning For Underground Utilities Before Digging

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems of Tennessee was able to work with a contractor in Jackson, TN to scan at a local office for underground utilities before ground disturbing activities. GPRS uses non-destructive testing equipment to locate piping, power-lines, underground storage tanks, and grave sites that are unable to be seen. Using GPRS is a safe, cost effective way to make sure you can safely drill or dig and not destroy any underground...

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Why Call Ground Penetrating Radar Before Your Next Excavation Project?

The pictures you see are from a local attraction in Orlando, FL. The demolition contractor was removing a curb when they unknowingly broke a main feed line for the sprinkler system. This would normally not have been something difficult to remedy. However, they did not know where the shut-off valve was for the system. With this problem hundreds of gallons of water were wasted and the ground will have to be repaired prior to work continuing.

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