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Cross Section for Road Widening - CS Software Help


Creating cross Sections with Road Widening in ESurvey CADD is very easy.
Road widening can be done for both the cases
  1. Road widening by retaining a few of existing road pavements
  2. Road widening with retaining all existing road layers
For example, below shown Cross Section, In this cross section, top two layers will be overlaid by retaining other layers.

Cross Section for Road Widening
It is important to note that in ground layer remarks to be given at offsets where the road ends. Say LE is left end of the existing road and RE is a right end of the existing Road.

1. Import ground data with remarks to indicate road ends,go to ‘CS Template/Assembly’->‘Standard CS Template->'Road profile’

Cross Section for Road Widening
2. Click triple dotted button and give a name for template, say “RD”, in ‘Edit Assembly name ‘ window then close. enter dimensions of road parameters and click on 'Create' button

Cross Section for Road Widening
3. Click on 'Road Layers' button. In 'Road Layers' window give 'Height' of each layer. Also, specify the left remark and right remark which indicates existing road ends then click on ‘Apply’ button

Cross Section for Road Widening
4. In ‘Apply CS Template’ window select 'From Section' and 'To Section', select the 'RD' Assembly in 'Template/Assembly' dropdown and click on 'Save' button. You can import the formation level as explained in one of the previous help topics.

Cross Section for Road Widening
5. Go to 'Preview' window to see the cross section with template

Cross Section for Road Widening
6. Open 'Derive CS layers' option under 'Modify' menu

Cross Section for Road Widening
7. In derive CS layer select 'GSB 02' road layer from road layer list, select check box ‘Widening’,  Select ‘OGL’ as remark layer specify left remark as 'LE' and right remark as 'RE' and click 'Save'.

Cross Section for Road Widening
8. Go to 'Preview', now you can see widening cross section

Cross Section for Road Widening