Exploration and Laboratory Section
Field Exploration Picture Gallery
Office of Geotechnical Engineering Geology Program Manager
Phone: (614) 351-2867 Fax: (614) 275-1354
Email: Paul Painter
We are providing the following images for the benefit of our many Clients and other personnel throughout ODOT, to give a pictorial overview of the work that our Drilling Crews perform, to gather the important Geotechnical data that makes the design of Roadways and Structures safer, longer-lasting, and of higher quality, for our ultimate customers, the motoring public.
Our Drillers do much more than just drilling on the road...
We drill right over the edge...
...and even in some pretty remote locations.
We have rigs that can angle drill...
...and sometimes we need to put the rig at an angle.
We can drill mud rotary when necessary.
If a conventional rig can't reach the site, we have portable equipment.
Rock coring with a hand drill.
Some of our final product:
Rock core samples
An installed Inclinometer Casing
We also do other types of field exploration:
Electric Resistivity (ER) Testing
...and it can go off road too.
Installing Slope Inclinometers under Power Lines
Reading Slope Inclinometers on I-77
Automatic Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP) Testing
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