Using drones to inspect bridges allows MnDOT to collect very high quality data while exposing fewer inspectors to far less risk and reducing inconvenience to the public. A new fleet of UAS will be used to conduct inspections statewide. Commercial drones, or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), have emerged as an efficient and powerful tool for […]Drone Technology Enhances Bridge Inspections — Crossroads
To better determine what needs to be done with maintaining and/or restoring bridges, drones are being used frequently by government agencies, such as the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT). The reasons behind it, combined with how this was done with some of the state’s bridges can be found here.