AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

AutoCAD Civil 3D General Discussion

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1 or 2 corridors: How would you do this?

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11-15-2012 09:19 AM

1 or 2 corridors: How would you do this?


I'm doing a street corridor design.  There's a railroad crossing right in the middle.  We are not redoing the railroad crossing.  It is being left "as is".


Would you do 2 separate corridors, one on each side of the railroad crossing?


Or, would you do a single corridor, with a blank space in the middle where the railroad crossing is?


I'm leaning to 2 separate corridors, but am open to ideas.  Thanks.

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Re: 1 or 2 corridors: How would you do this?

11-15-2012 09:26 AM in reply to: deltacoolguy

I would do one and hide the region at the tracks. This would eleiminate coordinating two PGL's

Thank you

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Re: 1 or 2 corridors: How would you do this?

11-15-2012 10:30 AM in reply to: Joe-Bouza

I would use 1 corridor with a gap at the tracks. Be sure to add a gap into the earthworks as well so that you don't have the volumes carry across the tracks.


I might use 2 corridors if I needed to have a second person work on the project and the track would be the split for the work load.




Peter Funk

Autodesk, Inc.

Peter Funk
Autodesk, Inc.

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