California Department of Transportation
 

H.E.R.M.E.S. II
(High-Speed Electromagnetic Roadway Mapping and Evaluation System)

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Project Advantages

  • Quantitative and reliable condition assessment of deck delamination
  • Penetration through asphalt layer
  • Defect detection and location with a penetration depth up to 30 cm.
  • 2D/3D imaging of the interior of the deck
  • Collects data at highway speed
  • Network of bridges can be evaluated quickly

Benefits

  • Identifies bridge deck damage early and accurately
  • Increase worker and traveling public safety
  • Reduce capital outlay and maintenance cost
  • Reduce labor
  • Reduce traffic congestion

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