California Department of Transportation

California Department of Transportation

Date:        Sept. 4, 2015
Contact: Hayden Manning
Phone:    (619) 688-6723
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone:    (916) 657-5060

Caltrans Using Innovative Technology to Inspect Culverts

SAN DIEGO – Did you know that Caltrans is responsible for maintaining more than 15,000 culverts in San Diego and Imperial counties? These culverts play an important role in keeping motorists safe by efficiently moving run-off from the freeways. Just like the roadways, these underground networks of inlets and tunnels require regular inspection and maintenance.

In this News Flash, Caltrans provides an overview of its culvert inspection program and the innovative technology the department uses to document and inspect this vital infrastructure.

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This News Flash is the 44th in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans’ activities that keep California’s transportation system moving forward.

For more information about the department’s activities, connect with Caltrans: Find more Caltrans News Flash videos via Twitter using the #CaltransNewsFlash hashtag.