Conventional Surveying and GPS

Conventional Surveying

Rice Associates’ conventional surveying services includes establishing horizontal and vertical control, as well as, performing topographic, boundary and bridge situation surveys. Rice Associates also provides conventional construction staking services for utility structures & associated lines, buildings, roadways, etc.

The firm utilizes the latest computer and software products to support field operations. Deliverables include data and information provided in digital format as well as hardcopy prints.

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  • Horizontal and Vertical Control Surveys
  • Global Positioning
  • Topographical Surveys
  • Route Surveys
  • Easement and ROW dedication plats
  • ALTA / ACSM Surveys
  • Aerial Control Surveys
  • As-Builts
  • Construction Layout
  • Boundary Surveys
  • Bathymetric Surveys



Rice Associates utilizes dual frequency survey grade GPS receivers, capable of performing at the highest obtainable accuracy.

We have both static and Real-Time-Kinematic (RTK) capabilities and our field crews are equipped with fixed height tripods, to aid with assuring integrity in the vertical component of the data.

  • Control Networks
  • VRS Networks
  • Post Processing Capability
  • RTK Collection / Stakeout
  • Utility Mapping
  • Aerial Photography Control
  • GIS / Asset Management Collection and Support

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