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COVID-19 Special Notice

COVID-19 Special Notice

Dear Valued Customers and Friends, At Arizona Surveying, we are committed to keeping our team healthy and safe while at the same time taking care of our clients. Our employees and our community health is always a top priority and we are extra focused on it as we deal with COVID-19. We would like to provide you an update on…read more →

Surveyors: Loyalties and Points in Between

Surveyors: Loyalties and Points in Between

Introduction I faked the need for a bathroom break just to walk through the casino with my chaining gear and orange surveyor’s vest on. The party chief and I were doing location work on the sidewalk in front of one of Downtown Reno’s oldest casinos. I knew there was an audience inside among the flashing lights, bells, whistles and familiar…read more →

Surveyors–Part of the Real Estate Team

Surveyors–Part of the Real Estate Team

Creating Advantages—Curb Appeal With any business, the key to success is being able to create advantages for yourself and the product you sell. Selling real estate is no different. Every agency, agent and broker is looking for an edge in the competitive marketplace. Creating a winning formula depends on producing as many marketing advantages as possible. For home buyers this…read more →

Land Surveyors: Our Place in History

Land Surveyors: Our Place in History

Few people outside of associated professions actually know what land surveyors do. We are rarely seen, but our work makes an impact in every moment of daily life. What other profession can say that? But land surveyors are often conflicted about their place in the world, sometimes seeing themselves as subordinate and working in the shadows of civil engineers, architects…read more →

Aerial Data Collection–Facebook Data Center

Aerial Data Collection–Facebook Data Center

The town wanted to know: How would construction of a 1 million s.f. Facebook data center impact local roads and infrastructure over the 8-10 year duration of the upcoming project? The town government of Eagle Mountain City, Utah had prepared for this moment for decades. They had methodically planned to attract a high-profile anchor for their new tech center. Now…read more →

Horseshoe Bend Safety Rail Survey

Horseshoe Bend Safety Rail Survey

Located near the town of Page, Arizona and five miles downstream from Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell, the Colorado River’s Horseshoe Bend is one of the most iconic and photographed natural landmarks in the western United States if not the world. Horseshoe Bend, part of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, is a horseshoe-shaped, incised meander of the Colorado River….read more →

Historic Woodruff-Snowflake Bridge Renovation

Historic Woodruff-Snowflake Bridge Renovation

Constructed in 1917, the Woodruff-Snowflake Bridge connects two cliff faces above the Little Colorado River. Originally placed in Winslow, it was relocated in 1939 when a wider bridge with greater load capacity was built in Winslow. In 1988, the original structure was placed on the historic register–one of many on the National Parks Historic Register created by Omaha Structural Steel…read more →

UAVs/Drones—The Swiss Army Knives of Data Capture

UAVs/Drones—The Swiss Army Knives of Data Capture

UAVs, aka “drones” are like the Swiss Army knives of data capture. Along with capturing data for standard mapping deliverables such as ortho-photography, topographic maps, surface models and 3D data products, they are also the perfect tool for monitoring, inventory and visualization applications. Get creative. There are many alternative applications for drones outfitted with high-resolution data capture technology and mapping…read more →

Brannen, Elden, Colorado St. Improvements

Brannen, Elden, Colorado St. Improvements

One of the challenges of The City of Flagstaff’s sewage collection system is the maintenance and replacement of  aging pipe—some more than 70 years old. Old sewage pipes can create headaches for customers in the form of root intrusions and broken or corroded pipes. To keep up with their aging sewer system, The City has a long-range program to complete…read more →

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