Woolpert Employing UAS to Conduct TMOSS Design Surveys to CDOT
The firm was contracted by Felsburg Holt & Ullevig to collect imagery for a new frontage road adjacent to I-25 in Castle Rock.CASTLE ROCK, Colo., May 18, 2020 — (PRNewswire) — Woolpert was hired to complete right-of-way (ROW) and TMOSS design surveys utilizing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in Castle Rock, Colo. The design and ROW plan surveys are being conducted per Colorado Department of Transportation ( CDOT) standards. TMOSS stands for InRoads Terrain Modeling Survey System and represents the best practices followed by CDOT surveyors and contract consultant surveyors.
Felsburg Holt & Ullevig ( FHU) contracted with Woolpert and will use the imagery and mapping collected via UAS to assess and design a frontage road adjacent to Interstate 25, which runs through Castle Rock and Douglas County. The design and ROW plans produced from the imagery and field surveys will be used by the project team to evaluate and define ROW acquisition needs for the new road.
Woolpert is deploying the SenseFly eBee X drone for this project. This fixed-wing system allows for extended flight times and is equipped with real-time kinematic (RTK) technology which, paired with the Woolpert survey group's ground control point data, produces a...