Cincinnati's Leading Ground Penetrating Radar Service Provider

Utility Locating, Video Pipe Inspection, Concrete Scanning & Industry Leading Deliverables

GPRS Serving Cincinnati

  • GPRS specializes in the location of underground utilities, concrete scanning and video pipe inspection. GPRS has an extensive nationwide network of highly trained and experienced Project Managers near Cincinnati and the surrounding area.

    We understand that your team’s safety depends on us providing a best in class service. When clients hire GPRS, they have peace of mind knowing that they have the most reliable technology on their project paired with a world class Project Manager who delivers the most accurate information available. GPRS leads the industry in providing outstanding service and cutting-edge technology, keeping projects on time, reducing safety risks, and putting relationships with our clients first. Our nationwide network of team members is committed to being your subsurface scanning solutions.

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To ensure the overall timely success of you project, utility detection is critical to any construction project where a subsurface excavation is planned. If this critical first step is ignored, the risk for injury increases, budget overruns can multiply and your schedule can be delayed.

Video Pipe Inspection (CCTV) is a service used to inspect underground water sewer and lateral pipelines, VPI is a great tool for investigating cross-bores, structural faults and damages, and lateral line inspection.

With new build construction and renovation project, the likelihood of needing to cut or core concrete is high. There is an inherent risk of striking rebar, conduits, and post tension cables during the cutting or coring process. If a strict occurs, repair costs begin to add up, delays creep into your schedule and it creates a safety hazard for your employees.

The goal of the GPRS Deliverables Department is to deliver clear and understandable findings with each of our outputs from field markings to field sketches, KMZ files, or CAD drawings that provide 2D site plans or even 3D CAD models. In addition, upon the completion of every project, our customers receive a job summary that includes job scope information, site photos, description of site conditions, equipment used, and notes from the project.

GPRS Industry Expertise

Featured Projects in the Metro Cincinnati Area

GPRS locates utilities, scans concrete and provides video pipe inspections throughout Cincinnati and the state of Ohio. We use cable avoidance tools to assist in locating buried electrical, water, gas, communication, sewer and storm drain lines in underground facilities. GPRS focuses on damage prevention and reducing the risk of injury to personnel and damage to utilities.

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GPRS Concrete Scanning in Cincinnati, Ohio

A General contractor in Cincinnati, OH needed to core a drill hole at a major construction site downtown. Being that the core was for a new fire suppression system, the size of the core would be 10" in diameter. Knowing that this was a Post Tension slab and the risk of hitting a Post Tension cable was high, it needed to be scanned/X-rayed. GPRS, LLC. specializes in this application of work; identifying Post Tension cables and other reinforcement with depths and mapping out directly on the floor to ensure safe drilling locations. In this sensitive project, it is essential to know what is under you before you drill. GPRS, LLC. took the call and was mobilized to the new high-rise project site in downtown Cincinnati.

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Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. scans for conduits and radiant heating to contractor core drilling in Cincinnati, Ohio

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems was recently called by a local environmental firm to help assist in locating existing radiant heating tubes in the slab prior to core drilling in Cincinnati, Ohio. The contractor needed to core drill through the slab to install railings. Ground Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. was able to arrive on site in a quick manor and begin assisting the contractor with their needs which allowed the project to stay on schedule. The contractor conveyed that we needed to utilize crayon on this project to convey our findings but not permanently mark the slab. We also clearly marked scan boundaries using red crayon to accurately showcase the limits of ours scans. GPR is an accurate and effective way of locating conduits, rebar, and post tension cables in a concrete slab.

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Concrete Scanning to Locate Post Tension Cables on Rooftop

Ground Penetrating Radar Systems (GPRS) was requested on site by a general contractor to perform a Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) scan. The purpose of this scanning project was to locate all of the post tension cables within a concrete slab. Multiple areas were scanned on the roof to ensure that the contractor would not hit any post tension cables during the anchor drilling process. All of the cables that were located in areas of concern were marked with their depth and location. Ground Penetrating Radar Systems is the best way to determine the exact locations of reinforcement and conduits prior to cutting/ drilling through concrete. If the contractor would not have had called GPRS: The Experts In GPR, they would have hit multiple cables in area shown below. Thanks to GPRS, LLC., all of the anchors were drilled and placed without any cables being hit.

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Serving Cincinnati, Hamilton, Mason, Dayton, Columbus, Lima and Chillicothe.

We also work in the following Ohio counties: Montgomery, Butler, Warren, Clermont, Greene, Clark, Miami, Ross, Darke, Brown, Highland Preble, Fayette and Gallia County.