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Penhall Technologies provides utility locating, employing both electromagnetic induction (EMI) and ground penetrating radar (GPR) for privately owned property. We can identify and locate subsurface hazards and obstructions existing in the ground. Reduce the risk and help ensure the safety of your next project by contacting Penhall Technologies for your private utility locating needs.

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I can confirm this is a private locate. For all public locates please contact 811.

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What are we scanning? Slab on grade, suspended slab, etc.

What are we scanning for? Ex. rebar, tension cables, conduits, etc.

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What is the surface that we are performing the locate on? Ex. Ground/Dirt, asphalt, concrete, indoor/outdoor, etc.

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What are we locating? Water, gas, electrical, sewer, etc.

How many utilities are running through the proposed scan area?

Do we have access to meters or utility boxes?

What is the locating in preparation for?

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Once you submit this form, a Penhall Company representative will contact you within 24 hours. Thank you for the opportunity to earn your business!

Frequently Asked Questions for Utility Locator :

1. what should I do if I need utility locating service?

  • Dial 8-1-1 to reach your local public utility locator. They usually provide the service at free charge, however, they can only locate underground utility lines on public property. 
  • If public utility locators can’t complete your requests, you need to reach out for a private utility company.

2. What much does utility locating service cost?

There are a numerous factors that can affect the cost of utility locating service. For example, they are: the scope of your project, the condition of the work site, the types of object need to be located, etc. At Penhall, we do provide a free estimate for anyone who is looking for utility locating service on private property. You can either call us today or request a free quote.

New Orleans Utility Locating Projects That Penhall Worked On

GPR scanning used to locate utilities under an asphalt parking lot

Find and mark utilities under asphalt For a location in New Orleans, an engineering company hired Penhall Technologies to perform GPR scanning to locate utilities buried under an asphalt parking lot. The area to be scanned was 40′ x 60′ at a 10′ depth.  Our analyst successfully located and marked all utilities for the engineering company to move forward with their project.

Radio detection (RD) Technology used to perform utility survey

locate utilities using radio detectionPenhall performed a utility survey to locate utilities and bolts within concrete for a chemical plant in Baton Rouge, LA.  Our analyst used RD technology to locate and mark the utilities and determine where the bolts were.