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Number of Jobs Completed in 2008: 1524

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EV-Airtight - Washington, D.C.
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, GPRS, was contacted by EV-Airtight in November of 2008 in regards to a project on Wisconsin Avenue in NW Washington, DC.

Nitti Brothers Interiors in Phoenix, Arizona
Nitti Brothers needed to core several holes in a post tension slab.  Ground Penetrating Radar Systems was quickly able to locate the post tension cables within the area, and clearly mark them on the slab. 

Forbes and Dunagan in Reno, Nevada
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems recently completed a project for Forbes and Dunagan at the Peppermill Casino in Reno, Nevada.  Forbes and Dunagan needed to install several anchors into multiple columns without hitting any rebar. 

100 United Nations Project Manhattan, New York
When Adesta Broad Band needed to place a new Verizon tower at 100 United Nations Plaza in Manhattan, NY they contacted Ground Penetrating Radar of New York.

Hickman Mechanical at UCR in Riverside, California
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems recently completed a project for Hickman Mechanical at UCR in Riverside, California. Hickman Mechanical needed to core several holes through a masonry wall and wanted to ensure no rebar was hit.

Pete's Road Service in California
When Pete’s Road Service was concerned with the location as well as depth of the rebar in their new facility, they contacted Ground Penetrating Radar Services to help. 

E.P.I. Cleveland, Ohio
E.P.I. of Cleveland, OH hired Ground Penetrating Radar Systems to locate Nelson studs in the concrete above a structural steel beam at the Cleveland Clinic.

Crest Engineering at Xstreme Sports Fitness Facility in Chicago, Illinois
In May of 2008, K2N Crest Engineering out of Chicago, IL contacted Ground Penetrating Radar Systems Virginia Office for an upcoming project in Alexandria, Va.

Magnolia Companies at the St. Johns College High School in Washington, D.C.
In June 2008 the Virginia/DC office of Ground Penetrating Radar was contacted by the Magnolia Companies in regards to a project they were doing at St. Johns College High School in Washington, D.C.

Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C.
In August 2008, Ground Penetrating Radar was contacted by Green Contracting in regards to a project at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. 

Frucon, Virginia at the Arlington Waste Water Treatment Plant
When Frucon needed to locate conduit inside a concrete slab at the Arlington Waste Water Treatment Plant they contacted Ground Penetrating Radar Virginia.

Froehling and Robertson Inc. in Richmond, Virginia
In June of 2008 when Froehling and Robertson Inc. in Richmond, Va. needed a parking lot in downtown Richmond scanned for an Underground Storage Tanks prior to the sale of the property they contacted GPRS, Inc.

Hunter Roberts Construction in Jersey City, New Jersey
GPRS, Inc. New Jersey office was contacted by Hunter Roberts Construction in early October of 2008 about their project at 77 Hudson Street in Jersey City, NJ.

Shawmut Design and Construction in West Hartford, Connecticut
In May of 2008, Shawmut Design and Construction contacted GPRS, Inc. about a project in West Hartford, Connecticut where a new PF Chang’s restaurant was being built inside an existing mall.

Stony Brook Lightning Rod Company in New York
In October of 2008, the GPRS, Inc. office in New York was contacted by Stony Brook Lightning Rod Company.

JGC, Nevada
Once on site, GPRS scanned the area and was able to help the customer locate all utilities on the property.

DCLS in Phoenix, Arizona
When DCLS Inc. needed to locating a  rebar mat in Phoenix, Arizona, they contacted Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS). 

Preferred Builders of Florida
When Preferred Builders of Naples, FL needed to determine the concrete thickness and reinforcing steel presence in a concrete slab poured over metal pan decking they contacted GPRS, Inc of Orlando, FL. 

ACM Plumbing Contractors in Hialeah, Florida
When ACM Plumbing Contractors of Hialeah, FL needed to locate the existing underground utilities around two grease pits at high schools in Miami, FL they contacted GPRS, Inc of Orlando, FL. 

Mistick Construction in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mistick Construction had saw cutting to do at a retirement home so they first called Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. to locate conduit.  Mistick noticed conduits entering the concrete floor from an electrical panel near their saw cutting location. 

Best Western Hotel in Cocoa, Florida
When the ownership of a Best Western Hotel in Cocoa, FL needed to add a parapet wall to their roof for an updated look they contact GPRS, Inc.

Gallatin Steel in Ghent, Kentucky
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems has been working with Gallatin Steel at their Ghent, KY facility to assist in identifying the location of underground utilities prior to their excavations.

Harlem Township in Ohio
When Harlem Township in Delaware County, Ohio took control of a cemetery dating back to 1830 they needed to make sure that they had as much information about what was under the ground as possible.

Lincoln Property Company in Orlando, Florida
When Lincoln Property Company of Orlando, FL needed to add parking loops to the entrance and exit of a parking garage without hitting any post tensioned cables they contacted GPRS, Inc of Orlando, FL.

Net Jets in Columbus, Ohio
When Net Jets, a Berkshire Hathaway Company decided to add pillars to the new mezzanine area they had concerns that the existing concrete would not be thick enough to support each of the six pillars.

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland
At Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, Kimball Construction needed to drill, cut, and core concrete in almost 100 locations in early April 2008.

GameTime in Knoxville, Tennessee
When GameTime designs a playground installation, they have to concerns regarding underground utilities. First, that when they dig the footers for the equipment, they do not cut or damage any underground utilities, especially high voltage electric lines.

Hydrologic Associates USA, Inc. in Miami, Florida
When Hydrologic Associates USA, Inc. in Miami, FL needed to survey a former gas station to locate any underground storage tanks (UST’s) that may still be on site, they contact Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc.

Akron Children’s Hospital in Akron, Ohio
When The Akron Children’s Hospital needed to make a 1 inch diameter penetration through a concrete roof without hitting post-tensioned cables, they called GPRS, Inc.

Arcadis UST in Kent, Ohio
The Akron, OH office of Arcadis, US had a project where they needed to determine the location of abandoned Underground Storage Tanks (UST’s) in Kent, OH.

Cleveland Cement in Ohio
When Cleveland Cement needed to saw cut trenches at the Marymount Sports Health Clinic in Garfield Heights, OH, they first called GPRS, Inc. to locate conduits and pipes under the concrete.

JLG Industries in Orrville, Ohio
JLG Industries, Inc in Orrville, OH had a diesel fuel leak. During excavation to repair the leak, they broke a buried electrical line. Before continuing the excavation, they called GPRS, Inc. in order to locate any underground utilities coming through the area.

GLE Associates in Tampa, Florida
In late January of 2008, GLE Associates of Tampa, FL needed ground penetrating radar to check for Underground Storage Tanks in Decatur, Georgia, just outside of Atlanta.

Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia
In February 2008 the Virginia/DC GPRS office had the opportunity to work at Arlington National Cemetery. AMT Engineering of Rockville, MD hired our company to provide Ground Penetrating Radar services for underground private utility locating at the cemetery.

Property Consulting Group in Pompano Beach Beach, Florida
GPRS, Inc was contacted by Property Consulting Group about performing a Ground Penetrating Radar survey for the purpose of locating voids beneath the concrete surrounding a pool.

Bergelectric Company Winter Garden, Florida
GPRS, Inc was contacted by Bergelectric Company about locating rebar and post tensioning cables in a concrete slab at the new Grande Palisades Resort being built in Winter Garden, FL. Berg had a few sleeve locations that had missed the proposed wall lines.

Epcot/Walt Disney World, Florida
GPRS, Inc was contacted by Buena Vista Construction Company about locating electrical conduit prior to saw cutting. Their plan was to cut an existing concrete slab to run new electrical conduit to a display.

Carter Electric Company Concrete Scanning in Orlando, Florida
GPRS, Inc was contacted by Carter Electric Company about locating electrical conduits beneath the concrete slab of a Guess Factory Store. Carter planned to remove the concrete in three small areas which required saw cutting.

IVI Environmental
In February of 2008, Ground Penetrating Radar Systems was contracted by IVI Environmental to perform Underground Storage Tank surveys at 5 sites throughout the southeast.

Aqua Tower in Chicago, Illinois
During the course of building a tower over eight hundred feet tall, numerous unforeseen issues are bound to arise, no matter how carefully things are planned.

Marriott Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois
Beginning in November 2006, the Marriott Hotel in Schaumburg, IL underwent a major renovation including upgrades to every one of their 400 guest rooms.

Underground Storage Tanks in Illinois
Underground Storage Tanks which were abandoned in place are a common source of aggravation during real estate transactions. Any property which was once used as a gas station is automatically suspected of housing abandoned tanks, and potentially incurs a host of environmental regulatory issues and costs.

Clarion Construction in Glendale Heights, Illinois
For any company seeking to renovate a facility, the presence of electrical conduits in the floors can pose a significant problem. Aside from knocking out power and potentially disrupting work elsewhere in the building, cutting through a live conduit can be a significant safety hazard.

Community Hospital in Munster, Indiana
More than perhaps any other facilities, hospitals have a significant need to locate electrical conduits prior to any cutting or drilling. In a manufacturing facility or residential complex, cutting an electrical line can be a major inconvenience.

BE Aerospace – GPR Project, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
When an aerospace design and testing company in Winston-Salem, North Carolina needed to redesign their testing sled, they wanted to do so without damaging any reinforcing in their concrete

Epicentre - Charlotte, North Carolina
While still at a relatively early stage in the building process, the contractors were very frustrated at the prospect of bringing in a traditional x-ray to locate reinforcing steel and conduits.

Beaches Condo in Singer Island, Florida
The customer was planning on doing a bathroom renovation and needed to know where they could drill a 5 core without hitting any rebar or post tensioned cables in the floor.

William Powell Bridge in Miami, Florida
Gannett needed to verify the presence of reinforcing steel in the pier caps in order to determine what loads could be placed on the bridge. They also need a way to do this non-destructively as the bridge is in use on a daily basis.

Walsh Construction in Michigan
Walsh Construction was faced with was cutting and removing approximately 80,000 square feet of concrete floor. Hundreds of electrical and communications conduits and UPS lines run through these floors.

Paper Mill in Michigan
What do you do when your floor is collapsing? That was the question being asked by a paper mill in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Avery Dennison Concrete Inspection in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania
Ground Penetrating Radar Systems was contracted in March of 2007 to do several concrete inspections at the Avery Dennison plant in Mill Hall, PA.

Florida Office
GPRS-Florida office was called to scan a concrete roof top area for the construction of an inset parapet type of wall.

Floor Restoration in Worthington, Ohio
GPRS was contracted to find piping for a radiant floor heating system prior to the installation of new HVAC and plumbing in a home in Worthington, Ohio

Trump Towers in Chicago, Illinois
GPRS was hired by Bovis Lend Lease to perform Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) work on the plaza level of the new Trump Tower project in Chicago, IL.

Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares, Florida
Ground Penetrating Radar System , Inc was contacted by Johnson Laux Construction Group to perform Ground Penetrating Radar scans with the intentions of locating unknown electrical conduit prior to saw cutting concrete in the Hospital.

Burlington Coat Factory in Kissimmee, Florida
Ground Penetrating Radar System, Inc was contacted by Johnson Laux Construction Group about performing a Ground Penetrating Radar survey to locate underground utilities prior to erecting the Burlington Coat Factory sign. 

Brasfield & Gorrie Job in Downtown Tampa, Florida
Ground Penetrating Radar System, Inc was contacted by Brasfield & Gorrie about mapping rebar and post-tensioning cable in a structural concrete slab prior to setting anchor bolts to hold a large piece of art.    

Longboat Key, Florida Hurricane Shutter Installation
Ground Penetrating Radar System, Inc was contacted by Global Hurricane and Safety Shutters to survey the concrete balcony and locate all reinforcing steel that may be hit during the installation of the shutters.

Ground Penetrating Radar System in Elementary Schools in Michigan
Ground Penetrating Radar was recently contacted by a structural engineer in the Detroit, MI area about a local elementary school experiencing settling with its exterior walls and some floor areas.

November 5th, 2007 Chrysler in Detroit, Michigan
Ground Penetrating Radar System, Inc. was contacted to scan an exposed grade beam that was to be removed at a Chrysler plant in Detroit, Michigan.

Ground Penetrating Radar Cleveland Clinic Hospitals in Ohio  
The Cleveland Clinic Hospital system in Cleveland, OH has been drastically improving its existing facilities and building new structures the past decade.

Lake Erie Electric in Ohio
When Lake Erie Electric needed to make 6 diameter penetrations through a concrete floor at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, they first contacted Ground Penetrating Radar System, Inc. Lake Erie needed to make these penetrations without cutting any rebar.

RW Schoolfield – Underground Electrical Utility Location in North Carolina
RW Schoolfield needed to replace or repair all of the electrical for the parking lot lighting since it was becoming dark enough that it was considered a safety hazard. 

Drury Inn and Suites in North Carolina
It was discovered after the concrete had been poured that some mechanical penetrations were not sleeved in the post-tension slabs. 

Plan Art Associates in Boca Raton, Florida
GPRS, Inc was contacted by Plan Art Associates about locating underground utilities in and around two different electrical boxes.

Florida Tel-Con Concrete Scanning in Jupiter, Florida
GPRS, Inc was contacted by Florida Tel-Con about locating electrical conduit embedded in and below the concrete floors of a Verizon Wireless building.

Sibley Solutions Project in Memphis, Tennessee
GPRS, Inc was contacted by Sibley Solutions about locating underground utilities in and around a proposed construction site at the Baxter Facility in Memphis, TN. 

Horizon Retail Construction
At GPRS, we deal with these issues for the construction industry on a daily basis.  Jeff Dehart of GPRS was able to quickly and accurately locate the Post Tension cables and conduit in this concrete slab. 

Commercial Finish Group in Virginia
Construction never stops, not even in a busy mall in the middle of the Christmas shopping season.  As a Noodles Restaurant was being put into an existing mall in December of 2007, the mall management wanted to be sure that the operation of the rest of the facility would not be disturbed. 

Tech Network Services in Santa Fe Springs, California
Tech was installing a new cable network to all of the cubicles and needed to core drill without hitting conduit.  They first tried an X-Ray company who gave up after doing several locations. 

Arora GPR Property Inspection in Miami, Florida
Old maps indicated the presence of four different underground storage tanks on site.  Of the four, two of the UST were thought to be removed; however, the other two were unaccounted for. 

Seaworld Orlando, Florida and United Electrical use GPR
GPRS, Inc was contacted by United Electrical Contractors, Inc. about locating reinforcing steel (rebar) in a wall.  The work was to be completed at Shamu Stadium at Seaworld of Orlando, Florida.

HW Davis Construction in Orlando, Florida
When HW Davis Construction of Orlando, FL needed to add electrical floor boxes at the Orlando International Airport without hitting any electrical conduits they contacted GPRS, Inc of Orlando, FL.

JW Wilde Bradenton in Sarasota, Florida
When JW Wilde Mechanical of Sarasota, FL needed to excavate a 600 foot trench directly above two hot water lines on the campus of Manatee Community College in Bradenton, FL without hitting other utilities in the area they contacted GPRS, Inc of Orlando, FL.

George Fuller in White Plains, New York
When George A. Fuller Company needed to locate post-tensioned cables in White Plains, NY, they called Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc.

Arcadis GM in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
During soil testing at a GM Stamping Plant in Pittsburgh, PA, Arcadis drilled through an electrical conduit that they were not aware of. They then called GPRS, Inc. to locate conduits prior to drilling all of the remaining soil testing locations.

Renaissance Hotel in Raleigh, North Carolina
The new Renaissance Hotel by Marriott at the North Hills mall in Raleigh, North Carolina needed the post-tensioned cable and rebar located prior to coring through the concrete.

Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia
To reduce congestion around the Atlanta International Airport, a new system known as CONRAC is being developed for access to the rental car facilities.


RCI Systems, Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona

When RCI Systems, Inc. needed to locate post-tension cables and rebar prior to core drilling at a facility in Phoenix, Arizona, they called Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, GPRS. 

Cranbrook Schools in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Cranbrook Schools in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan is currently undergoing a 3-year IT infrastructure upgrade to over 40 of its buildings. Maryland Electric out of Clinton Township, Michigan was awarded Phase 1 of the project.

CKT Development in Tampa, Florida
When CKT Development of Tampa, FL needed to add floor drains in a parking garage without hitting any post tensioned cables they contacted GPRS, Inc of Orlando, FL. 

Greektown Casino Hotel in Detroit, Michigan
In the past couple of months, Ground Penetrating Radar Systems has worked several times for the John E Green Co. on the new Greektown Casino Hotel project in downtown Detroit, MI.

CONRAC, Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia
To reduce congestion around the Atlanta International Airport, a new system known as CONRAC is being developed for access to the rental car facilities.

Cork Howard Construction Co. GPR Project, Tampa, Florida
When Cork Howard Construction Co. of Tampa, FL needed to core drill a location in an active office building near downtown Tampa, FL without hitting any of the post tensioned cables and without disturbing the other offices they contacted GPRS, Inc of Orlando, FL.

Moontide Condominium GPR Project New Smyrna Beach, Florida
When Moontide Condominium of New Smyrna Beach, FL needed to anchor several new air conditioning racks on their roof they needed to do so without hitting any of the post tensioned cables and without disturbing the residents of the condo.

Toledo Zoo Project Highlights GPR Project, Toledo, Ohio
The Toledo Zoo has been a recurring customer of GPRS the past few years. Recently, their 70-year old museum was experiencing water damage to its northwest foundation wall and was flooding the basement on a frequent basis.

The Friendly Plumber GPR Project, Tampa, Florida
When the Friendly Plumber of Tampa, FL needed to saw cut a trench into an existing concrete slab on grade without hitting any electrical conduits or utilities they contacted GPRS, Inc of Orlando, FL.

Hancock Center 39th floor in Chicago, Illinois
During a renovation of an office suite on the 39th floor of the John Hancock Center in Chicago, IL, holes needed to be drilled to accommodate new plumbing and electric lines.

Lincoln Property Company in Downer's Grove, Illinois
Lincoln Property Company, the managers of an office building in Downer’s Grove, IL needed to perform some vital repairs in the underground parking garage, requiring a small area of the concrete floor to be removed in order to access a 480-volt electric conduit.

Parkview Hotel in Chicago, Illinois
As part of this remodeling, new mechanical equipment and shelving was installed.

Testing Services Corporation in Chicago, Illinois
With older manufacturing facilities, the records regarding Underground Storage Tanks are frequently lacking. It can be unclear whether a UST was removed, abandoned in place, or if it was ever installed as intended.

Biscayne Engineering Co. GPR Project, Miami, Florida
When Biscayne Engineering Co. of Miami, FL needed to conduct several concrete investigations on tie beams, intermediate tie beams, columns, and column footers at an upcoming construction project in Miami, FL they contacted GPRS, Inc of Orlando, FL.

Industrial Commercial Structures GPR Project, Melbourne, Florida
When Industrial Commercial Structures of Orlando, FL needed to saw cut and excavate roughly 3,000 square feet of concrete without hitting any of the existing utilities buried beneath a 6 concrete slab at the Melbourne Mall they contacted GPRS, Inc of Orlando, FL.

Horizon Milling- GPR Project, Stockton , California
When Horizon Milling needed to locate electrical conduits and rebar prior to saw cutting and core drilling at their milling facility in Stockton, California, they called Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, GPRS. 

Decker Inspections – GPR Project in Phoenix, Arizona
When Decker Inspections needed to locate post-tension cables, electrical conduits, and rebar placement in the slab at a Bank of America branch in Phoenix, Arizona, they contacted Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS). 

Jonesboro City Cemetery, Jonesboro, Georgia
In August of 2008, Ground Penetrating Radar Systems was hired by Bullseye Mapping of Atlanta, GA to assist in creating a map of grave locations at the Jonesboro City Cemetery. GPRS was requested to locate and verify marked and unmarked graves in the oldest 2 acres of the cemetery.

Survey Scanning, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
In July of 2008, Ground Penetrating Radar Systems was requested on site at Fort Bragg, NC to determine if and where voids existed under a roadway.

Underground Storage Tanks and Utilities, Salisbury, North Carolina
In July of 2008, AEI Consultants hired Ground Penetrating Radar Systems in Charlotte, North Carolina to perform a search for Underground Storage Tanks (UST) and underground Utilities at the historic Yadkin House in Salisbury, NC.


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