Subsurface Utility Engineering Services Precise Location and Mapping from BL Companies

A relatively new branch of civil engineering to be recognized by the Federal Highway Administration, subsurface utility engineering (SUE) involves the accurate location and mapping of subsurface utilities during the initial phases of construction and renovation projects. With precise subsurface utility engineering from BL Companies, issues leading to large and costly impacts on your project can be avoided easily and consistently.

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Our Subsurface Utility Engineering Capabilities and Services Include:

  • Electromagnetic Induction for Utility Markout
  • Ground-Penetrating Radar for Utility Markout
  • Vacuum Excavation for Utility Locating
  • CADD-Based 3D Mapping and Imaging
  • Utility Conceptual Design
  • Utility Design Development
  • Conflict Identification and Resolution
  • Drawings and Specifications for Conflict Resolution
  • Cost Estimating, Negotiation, and Draft Agreements
  • Administration of Utility Coordination Strategy
  • Major Utility Relocation
  • Off-Site Improvements
  • Hookup of Utility Services

According to the Federal Highway Administration, studies have shown that SUE, typically costing less than half of one percent of total costs for construction projects, saves more than $4 for every $1 spent, and it can reduce project delivery time by as much as 20 percent. Our subsurface utility engineering team uses the latest in computer equipment, software, and mapping technology to deliver the utmost in value to all of our clients.

For More Information About Subsurface Utility Engineering, Visit:
FHWA Subsurface Utility Engineering Page

Subsurface Utility Contact:
Richard Bracco, Manager, Subsurface Utility Services

Subsurface Utility Engineering was last modified: January 9th, 2015 by BL Companies