Monitoring for highways

The complete solution for monitoring in a highway environment

 
Keeping our busy highways operating efficiently and safely is essential for the economy, but this can only be achieved by regularly maintaining, upgrading and expanding the infrastructure.  
 
Yet nearby construction activities or re-development of these assets increases the risk of damaging them. This can also occur when being used differently to the original design intention. Highways and associated structures become susceptible to deformation over time, leading to potentially increasing safety concerns and rising maintenance costs. 
 
Deformation monitoring provides real-time information about movements, allowing data-driven decisions to prolong the life of highways and structures, ensure protection to users, and contribute to proactive reductions of maintenance to ensure the highest safety, which is crucial when the highway is operational. 

Total Monitoring combines data from geodetic monitoring sensors (total stations, GNSS or levels) with geotechnical and environmental sensors (tilt sensors, crack or strain gauges, weather stations, etc.) and interferometric radar. It delivers the complete picture about events occurring aiding a greater understanding of the influence on structures. Using innovative scanning technologies for automated monitoring, data obtained from Leica Nova MS60 MultiStation ensures highways can be automatically monitored non-intrusively and without disruption, thus not closing traffic lanes causing obstructions and delays. 

Why is monitoring essential for highways:

  1. During construction any excavation or activity that takes place on, near or below a highway may cause movements or subsidence, potentially damaging the adjacent highway surface and putting the traffic at risk if not detected quickly.  
  2. Maintenance works, upgrades and expansion of the highway create extra hazards and increase risk to its safe and efficient operation. Therefore, for this period the infrastructure needs to be monitored to understand any side effects and limit how these improvements cause ground movement or structural damage.  
  3. Monitoring structural health of the highway, on bridges, overpasses and underpasses, is critical where they are susceptible to deterioration over time and when adjacent activities affect their stability, reducing the structural integrity and increasing safety concerns during continued operation. 
  4. Natural hazards such as earthquakes, floods and landslides can have huge impact on our highways making them unusable. Detecting these events or the impact from them is crucial to the operation of our assets, therefore monitoring areas at risk and providing data for safety warnings are extremely important. 

This video provides helpful examples of monitoring installations on highways. It's important to keep in mind that each monitoring project is unique and requires a specifically tailored system. Our monitoring experts will be pleased to find the right solution for your infrastructure. 




Casos de Estudio

Monitoring One of the Busiest UK Highways During Rail Construction

Utilising hybrid techniques with Leica Nova MS60 MultiStations helped SOCOTEC UK optimise their monitoring installation and ensured impeccable measurement reliability.
Utilising hybrid techniques with Leica Nova MS60 MultiStations helped SOCOTEC UK optimise their monitoring installation and ensured impeccable measurement reliability.

Scanning high-traffic roads unmanned

Monitoring the roadways of Singapore
Monitoring the roadways of Singapore

Bridging the continental divide

Learn all about how Leica Geosystems’ monitoring package has been used to monitor the 1915Çanakkale Bridge, connecting Turkey and the rest of the European continent.
Learn all about how Leica Geosystems’ monitoring package has been used to monitor the 1915Çanakkale Bridge, connecting Turkey and the rest of the European continent.
Productos de software

Leica GeoMoS

Solución de software de auscultación automática flexible.
Solución de software de auscultación automática flexible.

Leica GeoMoS Edge

Software de monitorización para controlar de forma autónoma sensores y un registro de los datos en el terreno sin interrupciones.
Software de monitorización para controlar de forma autónoma sensores y un registro de los datos en el terreno sin interrupciones.

Leica GeoMoS Now!

Analice y visualice datos de auscultación desde cualquier sitio.
Analice y visualice datos de auscultación desde cualquier sitio.
Productos de hardware

Estación Total para Auscultación Leica Nova TM60 – Contole todo.

La robusta, precisa y duradera estación total robótica Leica Nova TM60 ayuda en los proyectos de auscultación siempre que se necesita para tomar datos de forma segura y continua. Viene con una firme promesa: información e informes en tiempo real en los que siempre puede confiar, pues le ayudan a tomar decisiones informadas a tiempo y con tiempo.
La robusta, precisa y duradera estación total robótica Leica Nova TM60 ayuda en los proyectos de auscultación siempre que se necesita para tomar datos de forma segura y...

Leica ComBox60

Un dispositivo autónomo inteligente para la gestión de las comunicaciones y del consumo eléctrico.
Un dispositivo autónomo inteligente para la gestión de las comunicaciones y del consumo eléctrico.

Sistemas de auscultación geotécnica

Medición con sensores geotécnicos automatizados y adquisición de datos
Medición con sensores geotécnicos automatizados y adquisición de datos

Leica Nova MS60

La estación total de escaneo todoterreno definitiva, con autoaprendizaje, conectividad GNSS e imágenes digitales
La estación total de escaneo todoterreno definitiva, con autoaprendizaje, conectividad GNSS e imágenes digitales

Leica LS15 & LS10

Digital levels with industry-leading accuracy.
Digital levels with industry-leading accuracy.

Leica GMX910

Receptor GNSS con antena integrada para auscultación.
Receptor GNSS con antena integrada para auscultación.


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