what is construction staking?
The most popular type of construction survey is staking. Construction staking is done, often in conjunction with a topo survey, to make sure a project is built according to engineering plans. We interpret the plans to mark the measurements of proposed elements with stakes. This includes not only proposed structures but also roads, walkways, curbs, plumbing, and drainage grades. The staked points guide onsite construction and ensure that all is completed on schedule, on budget, and as intended. Only a licensed and experienced surveyor should perform construction staking, and ALS fills that role, delivering accurate results, on time, and within budget.
Construction staking plays a critical role in ensuring project success and the safety of all those involved in the project process.
Construction staking surveys vary in type and each has unique benefits according to individual needs. It is crucial to comprehend these differences to make an informed decision.
While construction staking is the most common type of construction survey, there are multiple others that are used, often in conjunction with staking, during the course of a larger-scale commercial or residential project.