Surveying Services

Hydro Survey Boat

Surveying is an important part of every project. Unfortunately it is often overlooked and treated as a formality. A properly developed survey program can help set the direction of a project and it can confirm the accuracy of engineering and drafting data.

Lanier has the in-house expertise to collect and compile relevant project information both on land and in the water.  The surveying services Lanier provides, under the direction of licensed Professional Engineers and an in-house Certified Hydrographer, to support the design efforts of its projects include the following:

  • Topographic
  • Hydrographic (single beam and multi-beam)
  • LIDAR (i.e., point clouds)
  • Construction layout
  • Monitoring programs (manual and automated continuous)
  • Railroad layout
  • Volumetric measurement
  • Site grading plans
  • Profiles and cross sections

Lanier does not perform property ownership or real property boundary surveys.

Lanier maintains and actively utilizes the following assortment of surveying equipment and instruments:

  • Total stations with data collectors
  • Global Positioning System (GPS)/ Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers with data collectors
  • 20′ cabin boat with recording fathometer integrated with GNSS
    • Dual frequency single beam echo sounder
    • Multi-beam echo sounder
    • Inertial navigation systems
  • Shallow water jon boats
  • Survey trucks and four-wheelers
  • CAD work stations with surveying software
  • Laser scanners
  • Automated continuous monitoring field controllers
  • Automated continuous monitoring software
  • Unmanned hydrographic survey vehicles
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones)

Project Gallery

New Ship / Barge Dock

CF Industries

Location: Donaldsonville, LA – Mississippi River