Nevada DOT using drones to assess road damage


Following severe flooding in January 2017 engineers from Nevada DOT are using drones to assess the damage on state route 446, Sutcliffe Highway, which runs alongside Pyramid Lake in the north of the state. The technology is ideal because it improves safety, cuts costs and is able to collect large amounts of accurate data.

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