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Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring Solution

Monitor remotely, predict needs + make maintenance more efficient, simply.

Rayven is world-leading technology that enables you to easily create and deliver a custom Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring IoT solution for your organisation, fast and affordably.

Monitor + improve how you manage key infrastructure, simply, with a custom Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution.

Bridges and tunnels are critical infrastructure for many industrial and public sector organisations.

Rayven's Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution enables you to integrate infield devices, third-party, and maintenance systems to deliver real-time and predictive insights on the health, performance, and operational conditions of these key assets. Built on our world-leading integrated data, AI + IoT platform, your solution can be highly customised to meet your precise needs and comes complete with inbuilt machine learning capabilities, enabling you to deliver all the functionality needed to improve how you manage and maintain tunnels and bridges across their full lifecycle.

Discover how we can help you to save money, time, and resources, simply.


Remote, real-time asset monitoring.

Monitor geographically dispersed assets, simply and real-time. Integrate multiple data sources, systems and sensors to get the complete view, anywhere.


Set thresholds + trigger alerts: make safety simple.

Set-up thresholds and trigger alerts. Use automation + enable employee-led intervention to prevent harm, improve use, and undertake urgent maintenance.


Build interactive dashboards + drill into performance.

Build custom dashboards to explore performance. Interrogate sources, analyse different factors, and spot trends hidden in Big Data.


Add predictive analytics + predict flooding.

Our solution enables you to utilise inbuilt predictive analytics with your own and third-party data to predict outcomes and enable you to uncover optimisations.


Fits all existing
hardware + technologies

Our Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution will integrate with any machinery, system, hardware, sensor, technology, or data repository - guaranteed.


Monitor more: add traffic, air quality, video - anything.

Incorporate different in-field sensors + data sources to develop a complete, real-time view of asset performance + enhance predictive modelling.

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How your Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution is put together.

New and existing data, (both real-time and historical), alongside custom logic, thresholds, and predictive analytics is used to create your custom Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution.


Our solution can handle data from anywhere in any format, and at all levels:

Level 1 Data: Manual entry of data via custom forms built within our solutions.

Level 2 Data: Bespoke spreadsheet ingestion via FTP or manual uploads.

Level 3 Data: Integration of real-time data from OT / IT systems and corporate systems.

Level 4 Data: Real-time integration with in-field technologies, asset systems + in-field sensors.

Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution FAQs.

Question: What is a Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution, and why is it important?

A Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution is a system that utilises interconnected sensors, devices, and software platforms to continuously monitor, analyse, and manage the structural health, safety, and operational conditions of tunnels and bridges in real-time. This type of solution plays a vital role in infrastructure management and maintenance.

Given the massive investments involved in infrastructure projects and the potential human and economic consequences of failures, a Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution not only provides a safety net but also optimises operations and significantly extends the usable life of these structures. In advanced solutions, it is also possible to implement predictive maintenance regimes, saving costs and directing effort to where it's needed.

Question: What technologies are involved in a Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution?

A Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution integrates a variety of technologies to ensure comprehensive monitoring and efficient data analysis. Here's a breakdown of the key technologies involved:

  • Sensors / Infield devices:
    • Strain gauges: Measure deformation or changes in structures.
    • Accelerometers: Detect and measure vibrations and movements.
    • Tiltmeters: Monitor angular changes or tilts in structures.
    • Anemometers: Measure wind speed and direction, crucial for bridges.
    • Thermocouples/Thermistors: Monitor temperature changes that can affect structural integrity.
    • Corrosion sensors: Monitor for signs of rust or corrosion on metal parts.
    • Piezometers: Measure water pressure in soils, indicating potential soil shifts.
    • Air quality sensors: Detect levels of pollutants like carbon monoxide, especially in tunnels.
    • Displacement transducers: Measure shifts and movements in structures.
    • Load cells: Monitor the weight and force exerted on parts of the structure.
    • Video: CCTV, Infrared and motion detection cameras to collect visual information.
  • Data collection + transmission: The data needs to be transmitted from sensors to a central server or SaaS-based IoT platform via wired (ethernet, fibre optics, copper cabling, etc. ), satellite and/or wireless (Wi-Fi, Zigbee, LoRaWAN, NB-IoT etc.) means. Advanced IoT platforms can handle data from thousands of sensors simultaneously.
  • Real-time data analysis: IoT platforms analyse the data to generate an accurate picture of performance, usage and maintenance needs in real-time. Patterns and trends can be identified using historical data analysis, which can inform decision-making.
  • Data visualisation: Data visualisation via an IoT platform's dashboards and/or applications can provide end users both in the field and in control room with the insights they need. These can be updated in real-time based on conditions.
  • Machine Learning + predictive analytics: An advanced IoT platform (such as Rayven's integrated data, AI + IoT platform) will have inbuilt capabilities to analyse multiple data sources, both real-time and historical, to predict risks and maintenance requirements.
  • Responsive actions + alerts: In advanced setups, the system can be integrated with communication systems and infield assets, allowing you to alert personnel as to risks and incidents, as well as allowing you to take action to mitigate potential problems remotely without having to put people in harms way.
  • Application(s): IoT platforms can support worker and public-facing apps and dashboards that deliver critical insights to anyone that needs them, wherever they are.

Question: How can real-time tunnel + bridge monitoring help industrial businesses?

Real-time tunnel + bridge monitoring not only enhances the safety and efficiency of the infrastructure itself but also provides tangible benefits for industrial businesses, from cost savings to operational optimisation:

  • Safety assurance: Early detection of structural weaknesses or issues can prevent catastrophic events, ensuring the safety of the workforce, assets, and transport.
  • Asset lifespan extension: Proactive maintenance and monitoring can extend the lifespan of infrastructure assets, providing better ROI for businesses that own or manage such assets.
  • Operational continuity: Continuous monitoring reduces the chances of sudden, unforeseen disruptions. This ensures that supply chains and logistics operations remain uninterrupted, crucial for industries relying on timely deliveries.
  • Cost-efficiency: Predictive maintenance, driven by real-time data, can lead to timely interventions, preventing costly repairs or replacements in the future.
  • Optimised traffic management: For industries located near or reliant upon tunnels and bridges, real-time traffic data can help optimise logistics, route planning, and delivery schedules.
  • Enhanced reputation: For businesses responsible for the infrastructure, proactive monitoring and maintenance can boost public and stakeholder trust in the company's commitment to safety and operational excellence.
  • Regulatory compliance: Adhering to safety and infrastructure standards is essential. Real-time monitoring ensures that businesses stay compliant, avoiding legal penalties and potential lawsuits.
  • Data-driven decision-making: Accurate, real-time data allows businesses to make informed decisions, from resource allocation to strategic planning, especially in sectors like logistics, construction, and infrastructure management.
  • Emergency preparedness: In the event of incidents like earthquakes, floods, or other disasters, real-time monitoring can provide immediate insights, enabling quicker emergency response and mitigation.
  • Environmental monitoring: By monitoring environmental factors like air quality in tunnels or water levels around bridge foundations, businesses can ensure they're meeting environmental standards and avoid potential penalties.
  • Efficient resource allocation: Instead of periodic, blanket checks, businesses can focus maintenance resources precisely where and when they're needed, based on real-time data.
  • Integration with other systems: Real-time monitoring data can be integrated with other industrial systems like Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems for more cohesive operations.

Question: What are the key features to look for in a Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution?

When purchasing or creating a Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution, it's crucial to look for:

  • Real-time data processing: The platform needs to be capable of processing vast amounts of data from various sensors in real-time, as well as providing insights, predictions, and alerts based on set parameters.
  • Scalability: Ability to handle data from multiple sensors, systems and third-party systems spread across large areas. Expandability to accommodate growth in monitoring infrastructure and different sites - without blowing out costs.
  • Data visualisations: Advanced, prebuilt tools for visualising data in multiple ways in order to make it usable by different end users.
  • Machine Learning + predictive analytics capabilities: Critical for delivering forecasts and advanced warnings of risks.
  • Integration: Compatibility with other IoT systems, legacy business systems, as well as external data sources and SaaS. API support for custom integrations and applications.
  • Geo-tagging + mapping: Precise location data and visualisation capabilities using maps for spatial understanding of different environments.
  • Secure data transmission: Encryption and secure protocols to protect data integrity. Measures to prevent unauthorised access.
  • Alerting + notification system: Customisable thresholds for alerts. Multiple notification channels (email, SMS, app notifications).
  • Remote control, configuration + device management: Ability to adjust sensors and other machinery remotely.
  • Cloud connectivity + storage: Data stored in a secure cloud environment, easy access to historical data and trends, as well as the cost implications of handling large volumes of data.
  • User-friendly, fully-customisable interfaces: Intuitive dashboards and reporting tools, tailorable for different uses. Mobile access for on-the-go monitoring.
  • Regulatory + standard compliance: Ability to demonstrate adherence to industry standards and regulations.

Question: What industries and organisations can benefit from an Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solution?

Given the critical role tunnels and bridges play in modern infrastructure and transportation networks, a wide range of industries and organisations can derive tangible benefits from Tunnel + Bridge Monitoring solutions, including:

  • Transportation + Logistics: Companies that rely on efficient road, rail, or maritime transport can benefit from real-time data about infrastructure status and traffic conditions.
  • Infrastructure Developers + Operators: Companies and entities that design, build, and manage tunnels and bridges need these solutions for maintenance, safety, and operational efficiency.
  • Mining Industry Mining operations often involve tunnelling. Monitoring these tunnels for structural integrity, air quality, and other parameters can be crucial for operational safety.
  • Construction: Firms involved in the construction of tunnels, bridges, and related infrastructure can use IoT monitoring during the build phase to ensure structural integrity and standards compliance.
  • Government + Public Sector: Local, state, or national government bodies responsible for public infrastructure can leverage these solutions to ensure public safety, optimise traffic flow, and manage maintenance efficiently.
  • Environmental Agencies: Organisations monitoring environmental factors can utilise data from these solutions to gauge the impact of infrastructure on the environment, and vice versa.
  • Engineering Firms: Companies that provide advisory, design, and evaluation services for infrastructure projects can use the data for assessments, recommendations, and validation.
  • Maritime Industry: For bridges that span waterways, maritime industries can benefit from data related to bridge height (in the case of drawbridges) and water currents.

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