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Earthworks Surveying Adelaide: How Professionals Handle It

by nicola on July 14, 2017 in Blog

Earthworks surveying can be as important as determining boundary lines in many construction projects. This is especially true in large-scale projects such as residential development, roads, railways and other government infrastructure.

Earthworks usually involve either the removal or placement of soil or land mass on a particular area. For this purpose, surveyors calculate the volumes of cuts and embankment fills. This is essential in preparing the site for actual construction.

Why is earthworks surveying important?

First, it aids in accurate planning. The volumes of cuts and embankment fills will help engineers in the planning of costs and timelines. In large-scale earthworks, the removal or placement of soil can take weeks (and even months) before any construction activity commences. Accurate information can help engineers set clear expectations and create realistic plans.

How professionals handle it

Because of the accuracy’s importance, construction firms are careful to choose a surveying company. Keep in mind that accurate measurements can speed up a construction project (whether for determining boundary lines or earthwork volumes). Accuracy can also help developers save on costs.

For instance, the accurate calculation of earthwork volumes will lead to accurate payment to contractors. You will only be paying for the amount of work done. In addition, you will minimise the necessity for import or export of material.

Professional surveyors accomplish this by performing constant verification of measurements. This is the case especially with experienced surveyors. They can spot an error early on before any excavation or construction activity begins.

Earthworks surveying Adelaide

Truly, this type of surveying can be as critical as confirmation of boundary lines and project scope. This also affects the costs and timelines.

That’s why here at Geosurv, our client-focused team specialises in accuracy when it comes to measurement. This way, you will save on costs and possibly meet the deadlines.

Call us today at 1300 554 675 if you need more information regarding our professional surveying services.