Jose is an independent surveyor working in Puerto Rico. He shared that surveyors and designers are scarce in Puerto Rico, and it can be difficult to find surveying teams to go out and get the data he needs for his projects. He often goes out himself, but in some cases, this is not possible. A large part of the country is covered with very heavy vegetation making it difficult to access.
The process is also very time-consuming, sometimes taking months to get the crews out to collect the data and then process that data into usable information.
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