Real-Time Multiple Utility Detection During Pipe Installation Using Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) System

This project will integrate acoustic and radar technologies to detect buried pipes/objects in front and adjacent to the drill-head during installation of pipes using the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) machine.


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $512119
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

    U.S. Department of Transportation
    East Building, 2nd Floor 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Causey, Frank

  • Performing Organizations:

    Operations Technology Development NFP

    1700 South Mount Prospect Road
    Des Plaines, IL  United States  60018
  • Principal Investigators:

    Droessler, Maureen

  • Start Date: 20130901
  • Expected Completion Date: 20150228
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01578084
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: DTPH56-13-T-000002
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 9 2015 12:27PM