Mid-West GIS Creates A Photo App for Lawrence County Missouri Assessors Office

The Lawrence County Missouri Assessors office has contracted with Mid-West GIS to develop a digital photo application that will integrate with their existing parcel data layer.

The project will include the development of the data layer using the county parcel data as the base data. Field technicians with take digital photos of the front of each structure in all incorporated areas in the county including residential and commercial locations. These photos will be hyperlinked to the GIS data and incorporated in the county parcel geodatabase. It is estimated there will be more than 4,000 structures captured in the county.

Work on this project has already begun and will be completed by the fall of 2017.

Mid-West GIS Creates A Photo App for Lawrence County Missouri Assessors Office

Mid-West GIS Starts Phase III of a GPS Project for Portage, IN

Mid-West GIS will begin Phase III of the Storm Sewer GPS mapping project for the City of Portage, Indiana next week. This project includes Survey Grade GPS data collection as well as a detailed inventory of the attributes of the system. Invert elevations are also collected to determine flow direction used for flow analysis by the City. It is estimated approximately 6,000 points will be collected by the end of the project, with 4,200 already completed.

Mid-West GIS Starts Phase III of a GPS Project for Portage, IN

 

 

New Project: Traffic Sign Inventory for The City of Texarkana

The City of Texarkana, Texas has contracted with Mid-West GIS to create a GIS & GPS based Traffic Sign Inventory. This will be a complete inventory of all traffic signs on City maintained roads. This project also included the implementation of a  digital photo of each signs that will be used in the maintenance of the signs by City staff. The project is scheduled to start in April 2016.

New Project: Traffic Sign Inventory for The City of Texarkana

Mid-West GIS Creates Sign Inventory For The Town of South Windsor

The Town of South Windsor, Connecticut has contracted with Mid-West GIS to create a GIS & GPS based Traffic Sign Inventory. This will be a complete inventory of all traffic signs on Town maintained roads. This project also included the implementation of a  digital photo of each signs that will be used in the maintenance of the signs by Town staff. The South Windsor GIS Department will also implement an ArcGIS Online application for data remote access and data editing. The project is scheduled to start in March 2016.

For more information on Mid-West GIS Traffic Sign Inventory service please click here.

Mid-West GIS Continues to Refine and Improve Data Collection

Mid-West GIS Continues to Refine and Improve Data CollectionMid-West GIS continues to refine and improve data collection techniques to ensure the most accurate data possible is delivered to our clients. The field collection process for a traffic sign inventory involves the use of highly accurate GPS equipment to collect the coordinates of the traffic sign. The use of aerial photos is used for quality control of the location as well, by viewing the placement of the point in the field as it’s collected. Once the location is stored there are approximately 20 additional attributes that are collected to identify features of both the sign and the support structure.  Some of the attributes collected are: Sign Type, MUTCD Code, Size, Sheeting Material Type, Sign Condition,  Support Type, Support Condition,  Digital Photo,  and many others. Mid-West GIS also collects ALL signs in our projects, so that any sign on routes maintained by our clients are collected,  giving the a complete and comprehensive traffic sign inventory.
Mid-West GIS also physically stands in front of each sign and collects the data using GPS data collectors, we DO NOT collect from a moving vehicle,  as is done by other companies.  Collection from a moving vehicle provides inaccurate location and attribute data, as well as some attributes being completely missed or unable to collect. Mid-West GIS delivers highly accurate and reliable data in multiple formats that will be usable in any application our clients choose to use.
Mid-West GIS is an ESRI Business Partner  as well. This gives our employees as well as our clients access to the most up to date GIS technology available.
For more information, visit our Traffic Sign Inventory Services page or email us!

GPS Field Work for Argonne National Laboratory

GPS Field Work for Argonne National Laboratory

GPS Field Work

Mid-West GIS is continuing with the GPS field work for Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois. Over the past 12 months Mid-West GIS has collected over 10,000 GPS points for utilities including Gas, Electric, Water, Sewer and Communications. This data will be incorporated into the Argonne GIS system and utilized for facility management and maintenance. Argonne is a science and engineering research center with a focus on energy innovations.

For more information on Mid-West GIS professional services please visit our services page.

ESRI Collector application

Mid-West GIS is developing new service opportunities for our clients using the ESRI Collector application. This will enable our clients to implement maintenance work flows to manage GIS data created by Mid-West GIS. The ease of maintenance with the Collector app will allow field crews to easily create and update features in the field using mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets. Contact Mid-West GIS for more information!

ESRI Collector application

Mid-West GIS is attending the ESRI Partner Conference

Mid-West GIS is attending the ESRI Partner Conference in Palm Springs,  California this week. Our partnership with ESRI allows us to stay on top of new developments in both ESRI as well as the GIS industry. The meeting also allows us to grow and develop relationships with other business partners,  in order to continue to bring new professional services to our current and future clients.

Mid-West GIS is attending the ESRI Partner Conference

Mid-West GIS will create additional GIS & GPS data sets for Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois has just extended the contract for Mid-West GIS to create GIS & GPS data sets for both Communications and Sewer layers. The communication layers will include telephone and fiber optic layers. The sewer layers will include sanitary, storm and lab sewer layers. Data will be collected using Real Time Kinematic (RTK) GPS with sub-centimeter accuracy. For more information on this type of data collection, please visit our GPS Data Collection page, or contact us for more information.

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