How Michigan DOT is using remote controlled boats for bridge inspections


Michigan DOT is leading the way with a new way to manage its assets – performing bridge inspections using a remote controlled boat known as EMILY (EMergency Integrated LanYard). The boat is used for the inspection of bridge scour and the performance of the bridge. You can find out more in our full report.

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Tom has edited Traffic Technology International (TTi) magazine and its Traffic Technology Today website since May 2014. During his time at the title, he has interviewed some of the top transportation chiefs at public agencies around the world as well as CEOs of leading multinationals and ground-breaking start-ups. Tom's earlier career saw him working on some the UK's leading consumer magazine titles. He has a law degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).