CTS Infrastructure Experience

Working closely with major contractors, stakeholders, consultants, and government agencies, we provide technical staff and specialist equipment necessary to carry out often complex and demanding investigations in infrastructure providing factual and interpretive reports.

Our teams of highly experienced engineers and technicians provide an extensive range of infrastructure testing solutions, allowing us to investigate almost any component of any bridge or structure.

The CTS Structures and Pavements team also provides our clients with a nationwide range of Building fabric surveys, Highway condition investigations, and Utility reinstatement compliance sampling.

In addition, our in-house laboratories undertake a comprehensive range of materials testing, environmental analysis, and geotechnical and chemical analysis.

Bridge Inspection

Investigation Services 

At CTS we pride ourselves on providing the best possible service to our clients, we, therefore, offer a full range of investigations in infrastructure including the following:-

  • Non-destructive concrete condition assessments (In accordance with CS464 and CS462) – half-cell potential, cover meter, resistivity, depth of carbonation
  • Reinforcement scanning using Ferroscan and GPR methods
  • Portable and trailer mounted core sampling of Concrete, masonry, and bridge deck carriageway
  • Visual and defect assessment of structural elements
  • Post tensioned investigation (In accordance with CS465) and pre-stressed surveys
  • Specification and Works brief assistance
  • Ultrasonic thickness and weld testing
  • Chemical and fire damage surveys
  • Sampling concrete, masonry sampling, steel, paint, asbestos and timber materials sampling for laboratory analysis
  • Bridge Half joints Special inspection
  • Bearing inspection Rebound hammer survey
  • Pull-off and pull-out materials testing
  • Crack surveys and monitoring
  • Deck waterproofing bond strength
  • Topographic and Ground Penetrating Ground (GPR) survey
  • Tomography, assessment of structural integrity, location of defects and voids using ultrasonic pulse and echo techniques
  • Confined space, MEWP, pontoon, mobile scaffold towers and roped access

Why Choose CTS for Investigations In Infrastructure?

With a particular focus on client engagement, we can tailor our infrastructure and bridge investigation services, designing bespoke approaches for the most demanding environments.

To find out more about our infrastructure and bridge investigation services, please get in touch with a member of the CTS team today, and we’ll be more than happy to answer any questions you may have regarding our services and how we can help you.