USE OF THE PHOTOGRAMMETRIC AND ELECTRONIC PROCESSES BY THE INDIANA STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION

A BUREAU OF PHOTOGRAMMETRIC AND ELECTRONIC PROCESSES WAS ORGANIZED WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION DIVISION OF THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA IN NOVEMBER, 1959. THE BUREAU HAS AS ITS RESPONSIBILITY THE PERFORMANCE OR SUPERVISION OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) ALL AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, (2) ANY GROUND PHOTOGRAPHY OF A SPECIAL NATURE REQUESTED BY PERSONNEL IN THE CENTRAL OFFICE, (3) THE PERFORMANCE OF ANY GRAPHIC ARTS, PHOTOSTAT OR PHOTOGRAPHIC COPY WORK, (4) THE PREPARATION BY PHOTOGRAMMETRIC METHODS OF ANY TOPOGRAPHIC OR PLANIMETRIC RECONNAISSANCE OR DESIGN MAPS USING THE KELSH STEREOSCOPIC PLOTTERS, (5) PREPARATION, DEVELOPMENT, UTILIZATION, OR MODIFICATION OF COMPUTER PROGRAMS, AND (6) THE MAINTENANCE OF A COMPLETE FILE OF THE LATEST AVAILABLE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COVERAGE OF THE 92 COUNTRIES OF THE STATE. EQUIPMENT AND PERSONNEL OF THE PHOTOGRAMMETRIC DIVISION ARE DESCRIBED. PHOTOGRAMMETRY WAS EMPLOYED ON FIVE ROAD PROJECTS IN WHICH ALL PLANIMETRY AND SPOT MEASURED CROSS-SECTION POSITION AND ELEVATION POINTS WERE TRANSFERRED TO DESIGN SQUADS. OTHER STEREOSCOPIC INSTRUMENT MEASUREMENT WORK WAS PERFORMED ON BORROW PITS, FOR INTERCHANGES, AND FOR A SMALL AMOUNT OF ROUTE LOCATION SURVEY AND DESIGN WORK. THE MAJOR PORTION OF THE AERIAL WORK LEADS TO PREPARATION OF PHOTOGRAPHIC MOSAICS FOR ROUTE LOCATION BY THE PLANNING AND LOCATION DEPARTMENTS.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: pp 27-31
  • Monograph Title: PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND AERIAL SURVEYS
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202846
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 21 1970 12:00AM