Pipe Inspection

Laser Profiling, Video Inspection, Surveying, and Pipe Cleaning


Dennis Corporation provided on-call video pipe inspection services for the South Carolina Department of Transportation.

Dennis Corporation is SCDOT approved to provide culvert pipe inspection, video, and laser profiling  for projects to ensure the owner’s particular needs are achieved. As the owner’s representative, our team of professionals will ensure the requirements of SC-M-714 are met and provide a SCDOT certified Earthworks Technician for the entirety of the project.

Project Phasing

  • SCDOT SC-M-714 compliant contractor
  • site evaluation of installed or existing drainage structures
  • preliminary cost estimates
  • work authorization from client
  • survey and rating of culvert properties
  • cleaning sediment and debris from culvert flow path
  • video inspection of culvert and joints
  • laser profiling of culvert to determine ovality characteristics
  • reports generated and dvd/cd provided to client

Culvert Pipe Characteristics

  • Video pipe sized from 2″ to 64″
  • laser profile pipe sized from 6″ to 72″
  • sonar pipe sized from 10″ to 24″
  • video/laser combination pipe sized from 6″ to 72″

Video/Laser Profiling Advantages

  • Client has SCDOT accepted Contractor and Procedure
  • client can see existing condition of drainage system, to better plan for construction needs
  • client can monitor installation of new drainage systems
  • client will be able to monitor life cycle of their drainage system and plan construction activities
  • client will have evidence of installation quality for litigation purposes

If you would like to discuss a potential pipe inspection project, please contact:
Ricky Craps, Construction Manager
1800 Huger Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Office: 803-227-8602
Mobile: 803-206-4372
Email: rcraps@denniscorporation.com