Subsurface Utility Engineering
Providing SUE services that save you time and money.
Cardno TBE provides premier Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) services. Using Cardno TBE's SUE services will result in the enhanced accuracy of project designs and cost estimates by collecting and mapping underground utility data that was primarily unknown.
Cardno TBE offers a full range of Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) / utilities services to public and private clients in the United States, The United Kingdom, Canada, Puerto Rico and China.
Cardno TBE is a recognized leader in Subsurface Utility Engineering and professional utility coordination. The Cardno TBE team has local knowledge and expertise that many DOTs are able to benefit from. Cardno TBE’s technical expertise with utility policy and accommodation consulting services has afforded several DOTs across the country the opportunity to take advantage of our talented Cardno TBE team. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) have recognized Cardno TBE this year with the following awards: Cardno TBE's Ranking and Awards
What exactly is SUE?
Below is a brief description of the engineering practice of SUE.
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Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) provides accurate mapping of existing underground utilities, eliminating the need to “find out the hard way” that plotted utility information was inaccurate. Performed during the project design process, Subsurface Utility Engineering can help utility owners, designers, engineers and contractors avoid costly conflicts or project delays.
To avoid these issues, many clients turn to Cardno TBE, a recognized leader in Subsurface Utility Engineering. Cardno TBE’s staff has the expertise required to deliver accurate utility information needed by clients, engineers, contractors and designers to make informed decisions.
The ASCE Standard
SUE - An Engineering Practice
Draft PAS 128 is now in Public Consultation ....
On behalf of BSI, Cardno's UK SUE Division would like to invite you and/or your organization to comment on the following draft during its ~4 week consultation period:
PAS 128, Specification for underground utility detection, verification and location.
Read the full Draft PAS 128 article here.
Cardno TBE Awarded with contract ....
... with the East Region of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to provide Subsurface Utility Engineering and Professional Utility Coordination services. The contract has a 2 year term and is valued at $1.3 million. The East Region of TxDOT encompasses the Houston, Beaumont, Bryan and Lufkin Districts
NEWS: CardnoTBE is working with Micro Drainage
Micro Drainage produce the industry standard WinDes drainage design and flood risk mapping software. They are delighted to include extensive Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) functionality following consultation with the industry world leader CardnoTBE. Using WinDes enhanced functionality in conjunction with Cardno TBE's SUE services will result in best practice based upon the established ASCE 38 standard.
See the following video to see how.
AVOIDING UTILITY RELOCATIONS
Many utilities are unnecessarily relocated each year to accommodate highway construction. This is because highway projects are often designed without consideration of underground utilities information.
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• Coordinating Utilities: A Critical, Cost-saving Piece of the Road Construction Process
• State Highway Depts. Accelerate Locating of Utilities in Road Design
• Full price costing is vital to restore and maintain our infrastructure