Aerial Surveys

521 Olen Taylor Drive
Nashville, TN 37217
Fax: 615.532.9654

Ron Taylor                                                                                
Assistant Director
Phone: 615.741.2875
Email:  Ronnie.Taylor@tn.gov

Aerial Surveys is a section of the Roadway Design Division. This section covers project development and scheduling, production supervision, information technology liaison, new flight requests, completed mapping, historical imagery and projects, and facilities.

The responsibilities of Aerial Surveys include:

  • Providing timely quality photogrammetric products: aerial photographic mosaics, photogrammetric digital topographic maps, and photogrammetric digital terrain modeling data for planning, design, and earthwork
  • Providing effective coordination of TDOT photogrammetry operations
  • Developing, establishing, and maintaining standards for photogrammetry products produced for and by TDOT
  • Developing and administering photogrammetry related contracts for TDOT use: aerial photography, aerial photographic mosaics, digital map compilation, CADD digitizing, and map conversions
  • Managing the TDOT aerial film library and an archive of aerial photography procured by TDOT and other cooperating agencies that date back to the mid-1970s
  • Evaluating, developing, and procuring cost effective, new technology photogrammetric equipment and systems