NCDOT’s Hurricane Dorian prep includes getting drones ready to fly after the storm

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s preparations for Hurricane Dorian mean moving some workers, supplies and equipment to Eastern North Carolina, where there’s a greater chance the storm will flood or wash out roads.

Now getting ready for a hurricane also means assembling teams of people who can fly drones after the storm has passed, to collect video and photo images of the damage. Contractors and employees from across NCDOT who have the proper licenses and certifications to fly drones are being sent to Eastern North Carolina, said James Pearce, spokesman for the Division of Aviation …

Raleigh (NC) News & Observer | Sept. 4, 2019

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