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UESI Awarded a Contract for Below Water Inspections

UESI Awarded a Contract for Below Water Inspections

June 2014 June2014-NY Thruway1UESI awarded a contract to perform underwater inspections of structures. The 3 year contract includes 191 structures across the state north to Fort Edward and west to Buffalo. The structures include dams, locks, gates, approach walls, culverts, spillways and sluice gates. The inspections involve the use of commercial divers with a professional engineer team leader. Diving operations are performed according to OSHA and ADCI standards. Inspection reports are generated in a web based database platform called ‘Canal Information Systems Management’ or CIMS. Structural ratings, defect descriptions, photos, repair recommendations and sketches are all input electronically. First year of the contract was completed safely and on schedule.