• Maintaining Pipe Casing Integrity

    SUE technician for Dallas County Schools
    Elizabeth Bell

    Because gas or oil pipelines tend to be buried in soil or immersed in water, they are prone to corrosion. As such, statutes 192.467 and 195.575 from the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) state, “Buried or submerged pipelines must be electrically isolated from other underground metallic structures, unless the pipeline and the other structures ... Read More

  • ADA Ramp Compliance

    ADA ramp compliance analysis of a ramp captured with mobile LiDAR
    Elizabeth Bell

    Thanks to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), our country has come a long way in creating more inclusive spaces. One such way of doing so is with Title II. It provides regulations so that anyone can access and utilize state and local government services. So, we’re here to talk about one very important feature ... Read More

  • Drone Safety: Be Aware in the Air!

    Alexis Eades

    The FAA has proclaimed the Week of November 4th National Drone Safety Awareness Week! With all the hub-bub from above, it's hard not to notice that drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (aka UAVs), are everywhere. Above our heads taking birds-eye view photos and videos of gatherings, events, sports, real estate, it's also hard not to wonder how safe they are to operate. Read on to gain some insight about this and follow our Drone Safety posts all week on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook! ... Read More

  • Colorado, Know Before You Dig!

    Denver Skyline
    Maraliese Beveridge

    With 31 offices nationwide, Maser Consulting has followed a path driven by opportunity to serve community needs. While most of its locations are along the eastern seaboard, the company has been veering west into Tennessee, Texas and New Mexico. But most recently, the firm took a hard jump into Colorado! Why you ask? To help ... Read More

  • Mobile LiDAR and its use for Curve Analysis

    Maraliese Beveridge

    Have you ever wondered who sets the traffic speed limit on a roadway curve sign? You know, the ones you see as you drive along a winding road or off-ramp with a speed advisory on it. It points the direction and posts a recommended speed usually somewhere between 10 and 35mph. To determine this speed, there's a science involved. Read ... Read More

  • My Name is SUE

    SUE rendering
    Maraliese Beveridge

    Subsurface Utility Engineering: Finding Hidden Infrastructure Beneath the ground, subsurface utilities weave intricate pathways of water, electric, sewer, gas, drainage, and communication lines. But even with the most vigilant maintenance programs, the eventual repair or replacement of these subterranean utilities is inevitable. So, while above ground infrastructure has the advantage of visual inspection, what about ... Read More