Drones Technology in Maintenance District 12


The drones provide Caltrans an ideal vehicle to integrate video-imaging technology into the inspection process. As an alternative of relying on using binoculars from the ground, lane closures, or specialty access vehicles, drones now give us another option to closely view hard to access sections.  

Created by:
Arvin Wu, Division of Maintenance Engineering, Transportation Engineer
Anthony Quiroz, Culvert Inspection Program Supervisor, D-12 Rock Climbing & Scaling, FAA Certified UAS Pilot
Ben Nanjappa, Division of Maintenance Engineering, Senior Transportation Engineer, Branch B Chief
Susan Fong, Division of Maintenance Engineering, Senior Transportation Engineer, Branch A Chief