Category Archives: Construction

Constructability

One of the more important issues to be discussed at the recent TRB AFB80 Committee meeting this week was the issue of 3D highway design models not being suitable for construction, particularly when automated machine guidance is being used to … Continue reading

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Monitoring Construction Settlement

They are using 3D laser scanning in Seattle to monitor settlement in an area above a major tunneling operation where crews were pumping out groundwater to construct the access pit to repair the tunnel machine Bertha, which broke down in … Continue reading

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Reality Computing for Infrastructure

The concept of “reality computing” is an important one, but it’s not easily defined. Continue reading

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Built Environment 2050

The days of building your business model on proprietary data are numbered. Continue reading

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3D Engineered Models in the Construction Office

Two have already taken place with the third being offered on February 19, 2014 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM EST. Continue reading

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3D Engineered Models for Construction – A Webinar Series

One of the technologies for the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Every Day Counts (EDC) initiative is 3D Engineered Models for Construction. A series of eight webinars have been developed to assist the FHWA’s transportation partners in adopting this proven technology. … Continue reading

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Using Laser Scanning in Chennai

The redesign will take place once the as-found conditions are documented using 3D laser scanning. Continue reading

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ILMF 2014 Call for Papers

The deadline for submitting your abstract in response to the ILMF 2014 call for papers is September 20, 2013. Continue reading

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The Importance of Survey Control and Accuracy in AMG

One of the major issues in the adoption of this technology is the transfer of 3D models. Continue reading

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Three – Dimensional Modeling – Every Day Counts Initiative

It is very encouraging to see the FHWA taking a leadership role in advancing the use of 3D. Continue reading

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