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Roadway Design Division - Office of Aerial Surveys

521 Olen Taylor Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37217-2512
Fax: (615) 532-9654

David Davis
Office of Aerial Surveys Supervisor
Phone: (615) 741-2875

Project Development & Scheduling, Production Supervision, Information Technology Liaison,
New Flight Requests, Completed Mapping, Historical Imagery & Projects, Facilities

The responsibilities of the Aerial Surveys Section are to:

  • Provide timely quality photogrammetric products: aerial photographic mosaics, photogrammetric digital topographic maps, and photogrammetric digital terrain modeling data for planning, design, and earthwork.
  • Provide effective coordination of TDOT photogrammetry operations.
  • Develop, establish, and maintain standards for photogrammetry products produced for and by TDOT.
  • Develop and administer photogrammetry related contracts for TDOT use: aerial photography, aerial photographic mosaics, digital map compilation, CADD digitizing, and map conversions.
  • Manage the TDOT aerial film library and an archive of aerial photography procured by TDOT and other cooperating agencies that date back to the middle 1970's.
  • Evaluate, develop, and procure cost effective, new technology photogrammetric equipment and systems.

photo of airplane