IDOT use drones to precisely survey damaged road before its reconstruction


Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has been using drones and mapping technology to carry out unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and to identify the cause of reoccurring slope failure on a stretch of road adjacent to IL 251 in District 3. The drones are helping IDOT to get a full, accurate view of the affected area before it beings re-designing and re-constructing the road.

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