Aerial Platform System for Bridge Inspection, Phase II

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General Information
Study Number: SPR-2(172)
Lead Organization: California Department of Transportation
Contract Start Date: Feb 01, 1999
Solicitation Number: 68
Partners: CA, CT, IN, NY, TX, WY
Contractor(s): California Department of Transportation
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number: 65A0035
Last Updated: Aug 05, 2011
Contract End Date: Dec 30, 2003
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $400,000.00
Total Commitments Received: $146,000.00
100% SP&R Approval: Not Requested
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Robert Meline
bob_meline@dot.ca.gov
Phone: 916-227-7031
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
California Department of Transportation 1994 $20,000.00 Bill Crozier Tim Leahy 916-739-5792 tim.leahy@dot.ca.gov
California Department of Transportation 1995 $20,000.00 Bill Crozier Tim Leahy 916-739-5792 tim.leahy@dot.ca.gov
California Department of Transportation 1996 $20,000.00 Bill Crozier Tim Leahy 916-739-5792 tim.leahy@dot.ca.gov
Connecticut Department of Transportation 1994 $5,000.00 Charles Dougan Charles Dougan
Connecticut Department of Transportation 1995 $5,000.00 Charles Dougan Charles Dougan
Indiana Department of Transportation 1994 $3,000.00 Don Leonard Don Leonard 317-232-5085
Indiana Department of Transportation 1995 $3,000.00 Don Leonard Don Leonard 317-232-5085
New York State Department of Transportation 1994 $20,000.00 Art Yannotti Art Yannotti 518-457-4453 ayannotti@dot.state.ny.us
New York State Department of Transportation 1995 $20,000.00 Art Yannotti Art Yannotti 518-457-4453 ayannotti@dot.state.ny.us
Texas Department of Transportation 1994 $5,000.00 Jon Underwood Jon Underwood 512-463-8585
Texas Department of Transportation 1995 $5,000.00 Jon Underwood Jon Underwood 512-463-8585
Wyoming Department of Transportation 1994 $10,000.00 Andy Freeman Andy Freeman 307-777-4074
Wyoming Department of Transportation 1995 $10,000.00 Andy Freeman Andy Freeman 307-777-4074

Study Description

There are a large number of Structures that are difficult to inspect. A remote platform with visual inspection equipment may assist staff as part of the inspection process.

Objectives

Develop a prototype aerial platform for bridge structure inspections, capable of vertical takeoff and landing and equipped with a high-resolution video inspection camera.

Comments

Project has ended. Please see the project final report for more information.

Subjects: Bridges, Other Structures, and Hydraulics and Hydrology

Documents Attached
Title File/Link Type Privacy Download
Bridge Inspection Aerial Robot http://www.dot.ca.gov/research/researchreports/reports/2008/08-0182.pdf Final Report Public
Development of an Aerial Platform for Bridge Inspection (10/1/2004 - 12/31/2004) qtrly_rpt_12-31-04.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
4th Quarter Progress Report qtrly_rpt_10_05.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public

Aerial Platform System for Bridge Inspection, Phase II

General Information
Study Number: SPR-2(172)
Lead Organization: California Department of Transportation
Contract Start Date: Feb 01, 1999
Solicitation Number: 68
Partners: CA, CT, IN, NY, TX, WY
Contractor(s): California Department of Transportation
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number: 65A0035
Last Updated: Aug 05, 2011
Contract End Date: Dec 30, 2003
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $400,000.00
Total Commitments Received: $146,000.00
100% SP&R Approval:
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Robert Meline
bob_meline@dot.ca.gov
Phone: 916-227-7031
Commitments by Organizations
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
California Department of Transportation 1994 $20,000.00 Bill Crozier Tim Leahy 916-739-5792 tim.leahy@dot.ca.gov
California Department of Transportation 1995 $20,000.00 Bill Crozier Tim Leahy 916-739-5792 tim.leahy@dot.ca.gov
California Department of Transportation 1996 $20,000.00 Bill Crozier Tim Leahy 916-739-5792 tim.leahy@dot.ca.gov
Connecticut Department of Transportation 1994 $5,000.00 Charles Dougan Charles Dougan
Connecticut Department of Transportation 1995 $5,000.00 Charles Dougan Charles Dougan
Indiana Department of Transportation 1994 $3,000.00 Don Leonard Don Leonard 317-232-5085
Indiana Department of Transportation 1995 $3,000.00 Don Leonard Don Leonard 317-232-5085
New York State Department of Transportation 1994 $20,000.00 Art Yannotti Art Yannotti 518-457-4453 ayannotti@dot.state.ny.us
New York State Department of Transportation 1995 $20,000.00 Art Yannotti Art Yannotti 518-457-4453 ayannotti@dot.state.ny.us
Texas Department of Transportation 1994 $5,000.00 Jon Underwood Jon Underwood 512-463-8585
Texas Department of Transportation 1995 $5,000.00 Jon Underwood Jon Underwood 512-463-8585
Wyoming Department of Transportation 1994 $10,000.00 Andy Freeman Andy Freeman 307-777-4074
Wyoming Department of Transportation 1995 $10,000.00 Andy Freeman Andy Freeman 307-777-4074

Study Description

Study Description

There are a large number of Structures that are difficult to inspect. A remote platform with visual inspection equipment may assist staff as part of the inspection process.

Objectives

Develop a prototype aerial platform for bridge structure inspections, capable of vertical takeoff and landing and equipped with a high-resolution video inspection camera.

Comments

Project has ended. Please see the project final report for more information.

Subjects: Bridges, Other Structures, and Hydraulics and Hydrology

Title File/Link Type Private
Bridge Inspection Aerial Robot Final Report Public
Development of an Aerial Platform for Bridge Inspection (10/1/2004 - 12/31/2004) qtrly_rpt_12-31-04.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
4th Quarter Progress Report qtrly_rpt_10_05.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public

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