• Slope Slope Intersection Tool

    Someone asked me to explain the Slope Slope Intersection Tool calculations and what it is doing this week, I thought that a description video may help - Here is the video explanation     Hope that this he...
    Alan Sharp
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  • Superelevation instructions

    Hello,   I am having a hard time understating how TBC is executing superelevation instructions in corridor modelling.   I have created a dummy corridor with multiple material layers. Typical XFall -3%, max...
    Marian Plucinski
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  • feature Request - Drafting - Profile - Intersection Slopes

    I wish the intersection slopes would apply a sign value to offset vertical( high point +, low point -). If I use a positive vertical offset, my slopes will be in conflict with my profile and vice-versa.    ...
    Patrick L'heureux
    last modified by Patrick L'heureux
  • Corridor, vertical deflection from node to nod. Possible?

    Hi guys!   I need some help here.  I have a corridor and are building my sections from the middle and out and i need to do a subgrade in my sideslope, look at the picture.  I need to do a subgrade 70...
    Fredrik Bergstrom
    last modified by Fredrik Bergstrom
  • Feature Request - Alignment Editor

    For the vertical portion of an alignment, the ability to quickly switch between elevation and slope You can change the settings to allow you to enter a slope but you have to change this back and forth every time you s...
    Patrick L'heureux
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  • Drafting - Plan and Profile - Turning Point of a Curve

    Is there a way to label the turning points of curves; station and elevation? You can label the high points and low points but this does not work when you have intermediate curves.   If not please add as an enhan...
  • QUESTION USING VERTICAL DESIGN TOOLSET

    BASIC ROAD WITH 8" VERTICAL CURB USING THE VERTICAL DESIGN TOOLSET.  WHEN APPLYING A "SURFACE TIE" IT TIED TO THE EXISTING GRADE IN A WAY THAT WAS SIMILAR TO THE SHAPE OF MY VERTICAL DESIGN.  ANYONE ELSE SEE...
    john west
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  • PDF Cross Sections to Takeoff Workflow

    In TBC v5.1 and earlier, the way to handle PDF Cross Sections was to use the Digitize Cross Sections workflow. This entails a time consuming process of scaling each section manually and then digitizing the surfaces fr...
    Alan Sharp
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  • Material Layers on Slope by Depth Table?

    I don't know if this is currently possible. I'm working on designing a road and I would like to be able to add Material Layers to the Slope by Depth table for reporting. IE. MSE Walls sqft Face, 2:1 slope, 3:1 slope, ...
    Erik Petersen
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  • Corridor intersection with xml surface

    I have one surface (xml) without any breaklines etc. and I've created alignment with vertical parameters.  Now I have to create a corridor which give me a surface like on the picture below but I need a intersect...
    Marcin Klamczy?ski
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  • Create from CAD issues

    I am creating cross sections from PDF.  I ran the create from CAD command and the cross section came in(see attachment).  Any suggestions as to why part came in correct and the top layers did not?  Than...
    Dwayne James
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  • Why is two lots of text being created in profile view?

    I have added some reference lines to a corridor (IL of existing services) and trying to annotate it with text however for some reason it keeps adding two lots of text. It seems it is trying to annotate text for each s...
    Shaune Dorron
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  • "Dynaview Collection" along an alignment?

    95% of my current workload is corridor projects. It would be nice to expeditiously create a Dynaview Collection along an alignment to generate clean plan sets. I have googled around to no avail and any help would be g...
    Andy Deveney
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  • TBC Power Hours for Construction

    I will be posting Links and Content Download for all the TBC Power Hours for Construction on this Blog going forwards. The Power Hour concept was initiated by the Geospatial Team a couple of years ago and has been hug...
    Alan Sharp
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  • CADXS - US Foot.vct

    Power Hour - December 2019 - Cross Section Takeoff Workflows - Example Project Template   Here is the Default Template that I use for doing CAD or PDF Cross Section Conversion Work. I find that using this makes ...
    Alan Sharp
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  • Is it possible to create a vertical curve using points?

    Is it possible to create a vertical curve using topo shots along the baseline of an existing road?    Ideally I would use these curves in the VAL tab after creating them, since I don't believe it is possibl...
    David Bonds
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  • Trying to Create Stored Xsections using (No Grid) CAD Xsections in 5.2.  Has anyone had issues?

    Stored Cross Section Elevations are incorrect   I have attached image of Station 1172+00 that looks Good but is Incorrect under closer inspection.   Elevation at -200 should be 2911.885' but table is showi...
    Nathan Nelson
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  • Erratic Results for reference line in Plan set Profile

    I am getting erratic results in the in a profile plan set for a reference lines. I have two references line I am trying to show in my profile 24 ft left of CL and 24 right of CL. The 2D and 3D data all seem to be corr...
    Patrick L'heureux
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  • Issue - Exporting corridor template as xml

    I tried exporting a corridor template this morning and received the error message below. The full error message is attached.     
    Patrick L'heureux
    last modified by Patrick L'heureux
  • Holes in corridor, what am i doing wrong?

    I will attache a .VCE file here with a corridor and one template. Is someone can import it and see what i am doing wrong here. I get holes in the corridor at different places and it seems like it has to do with my ali...
    Fredrik Bergstrom
    last modified by Fredrik Bergstrom