• #### Thread Slope Slope Intersection ToolSlope 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...
• #### Thread Superelevation instructionsSuperelevation 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...
• #### Thread feature Request - Drafting - Profile - Intersection Slopesfeature 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.    ...
• #### Thread Corridor, vertical deflection from node to nod. Possible?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...
• #### Thread Feature Request - Alignment EditorFeature 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...
• #### Thread Drafting - Plan and Profile - Turning Point of a CurveDrafting - 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...
• #### Thread QUESTION USING VERTICAL DESIGN TOOLSETQUESTION 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...
• #### Blog Post PDF Cross Sections to Takeoff WorkflowPDF 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...
• #### Thread Material Layers on Slope by Depth Table?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, ...
• #### Thread Corridor intersection with xml surfaceCorridor 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...

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...
• #### Thread Why is two lots of text being created in profile view?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...
• #### Thread "Dynaview Collection" along an alignment?"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...
• #### Blog Post TBC Power Hours for ConstructionTBC 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...

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 ...
• #### Thread Is it possible to create a vertical curve using points?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...
• #### Thread Trying to Create Stored Xsections using (No Grid) CAD Xsections in 5.2.  Has anyone had issues?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...