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Innovative System Ensures Vertical Alignment of Gerald Desmond Bridge

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The Gerald Desmond Bridge is being replaced with California’s first long span, cable-stayed bridge, with an additional 50 feet of clearance, making it one of the tallest cable-stayed bridges in the United States. 


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Efficient Movement of Information Plays a Key Role in Keeping Utilities and Transportation Infrastructure Functioning

By Chris Gibson
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There are more than 609,000 highway bridges in the United States, ranging from two-lane spans crossing rural streambeds to complex configurations for urban highway interchanges.


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RFID Helps Map Below the Surface

By Linda Duffy
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A tremendous amount of effort is focused on collecting data about the Earth’s surface using satellites, airplanes, terrestrial mobile mapping units, total stations and many other devices. Even land areas under water are measurable up to a certain depth. It is reasonable to say that we are at the point where nearly everything above ground is mapped.
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Mapping Subsurface Utilities Requires Detective Work

By Linda Duffy
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 The slogans “Call before you dig” and “Know what’s below” are familiar reminders of the importance of verifying the location of all kinds of subsurface utility infrastructure before excavation takes place. It only takes a moment for a pipeline or conduit to be damaged by heavy equipment, potentially causing public safety issues and disruption of service; thus the need for subsurface utility engineering (SUE).  


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Bentley Systems Releases Utilities Designer Software

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Bentley Systems, announced the availability of Bentley Utilities Designer, an application for the streamlined design and management of electric, gas, water and wastewater utility networks. 


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Autodesk Introduces 2013 Building and Civil Infrastructure Software

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Autodesk Inc. released 2013 software and services for building design and construction, civil infrastructure, and plant design professionals.
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More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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