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ORD Drainage - new properties for gutter spread/depth at edge of grate (not center)

Ohio DOT likes to see the spread and depth at the edge of the grate. Currently the software reports on the spread and depth at the start and end of the gutter. Would like additional properties to also report the spread and depth at the edge of the...
4 months ago in Drainage and Utilities 0 Needs review

ORD SUDA - drainage profile view

Currently when profiling a Utility (nodes and conduits), the lines on the nodes and conduits are "closed". Old Inroads Storm/Sanitary had open connections. Agency we submit the plans want us to show that connection as open. Only option at the mome...
5 days ago in Drainage and Utilities 3 Future consideration

Open API to programmatically create Feature Definitions and Feature Symbologies.

It would be extremely helpful, if we were able to programmatically create Feature Definitions and Feature Symbologies so that automation of the creation of new 'Custom Drainage Features' every time a drainage structure had a different bottom box (...
about 1 year ago in All Other / Drainage and Utilities / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 3 Future consideration

Separate 3D line and 3D object for pipes to different levels.

In Drainage & Utilities, the 3D line and the 3D object for a pipes(conduit/link) is placed on same level. It would be great to have them on different levels - also because it can be a demand from from clients in Denmark, that the line is place...
12 days ago in Drainage and Utilities 1 Needs review

Allow the road slope to exceed the gutter cross slope

My state agency commonly uses gutters with a 4% cross slope. The maximum superelevation rate is 7%. The gutter slope stays at 4% in this situation. Spread does not compute in this scenario because "A depressed gutter must have a Gutter Cross Slope...
9 months ago in Drainage and Utilities / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 0 Future consideration

Parametric capability for the placement of Node and Conduit feature definitions

This would dramatically reduce the requirement for a vast number of library cells and feature definitions to be created
over 1 year ago in Drainage and Utilities / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 1 Future consideration

External Flow Utility Properties for Manholes

Catch basins have the following flow types that can be added: additional subsurface flow (cfs), known flow (cfs), additional carryover flow (cfs), external CA (acres), and external Tc (min). Manholes only have the option of known flow. Known flows...
23 days ago in Drainage and Utilities 0 Future consideration

Combining Properties Menus

It would be super helpful if I didn't have to search two different property menus for where to change specific properties. If the general properties menu and the ORD DU properties menu could be more centralized into one properties menu, this would...
3 months ago in Drainage and Utilities / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 1 Future consideration

Display transparent catchment boundary at the cursor when relocating an inlet.

Enable the user when relocating a catch basin to view the catchment boundary as the inlet location is adjusted. Thus, acting as a dynamic and transparent view of the catchment boundary for the inlet at the new location. This will simplify the work...
about 1 year ago in Drainage and Utilities / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 0 Future consideration

Enhancement to Create Project Node to Element Tool

There is currently not a way to project a node from the Drainage and Utility Model to an element (horizontal alignment’s profile model). Profile runs can be created and then projected onto the profile model by conduit linkage. With this enhancemen...
about 1 year ago in Drainage and Utilities / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 0 Future consideration