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Efficiently lay out design options visually, determine project feasibility, and align on a joint vision with key project stakeholders earlier in the project lifecycle.
Visually classify assets according to attributes.
Assess superelevation, road assembly, and cut-and-fill engineering details of your road design in cross-section form.
Design roads with curbs, lanes, shoulders. Create parametric models in Inventor and add them to the component road design.
Vary the slopes and the materials applied to different sections of roadside grading.
Easily convert an intersection into a roundabout style.
Edit bridge decks and girders independently of other bridge components.
Extract linear features from point clouds. Export linear features, vertical features, and ground grid to Civil 3D.
Build data into your model terrain.
View projects in context of existing conditions.
Create a large-scale model by aggregating existing data including 2D CAD, GIS, raster, and 3D models.
Create base models from GIS, Raster, DGN, and SketchUp.
Analyze flooding projects based on multiple inflow locations and water elevation changes over time.
Analyze traffic flow, display traffic analysis results, and generate traffic simulation animations. (video: 2:55 min.)
Create animated simulations of transit, parking, personal, and/or taxi-mode modeling. (video: 1:47 min.)
Measure the distance (horizontal and vertical) and slope between two points in a model.
Calculate earthwork quantities on multiple selected roads, a station range, area of interest parcel, or right of way.
Perform a detailed analysis in the cloud.
Create realistic images and videos that helps improve understanding of how your project will perform. (video: 14 sec.)
Create presentations that include snapshot views, animations, perspective views, and fly-throughs. (video: 24 sec.)