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DU: Only modelling workflow

When starting a DU, OpenRoads creates a whole DU project inside the file and brings a lot of hidroly/hidraulic properties with it. That's fine if the goal is to run an analysis. But what if I just want to model a whole network and never run it? Di...

Enhancement to Add a Selection Set Capability to the Graphics tool (Survey >> Field Book >> Import)

The Graphics tool (Survey >> Field Book >> Import) currently imports all the MicroStation features in the active .dgn to survey features. This idea is a request to enhance the Graphics tool (Survey >> Field Book >> Import) ...
2 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / Survey 0 Needs review

Be able to view on & off "Name, Field Code, Elevations, & Descriptions" for Geometry Points

I can view on & off "Name, Field Code, Elevations, & Descriptions" for Survey Points but for Geometry Points you have to annotate text graphics into your model. Seems to me that you should be able to view those the same weather it's a Geom...
2 months ago in Geometry / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 0 Needs review

ModelBuilder Units

When stepping through model builder there is an option to set the units that are to be used in the design file; however, when the property is set in the field mappings, it does not automatically default to what was selected on a previous screen. T...

Import Utilities using LandXML

There needs to be an option to import utilities from LandXML with the option to specify the import units. I have sewer information from a utility in LandXML format, but the units need to be set to US Survey Feet. Using the import from LandXML clas...

Hide underground and above ground pipes and equipment

Using OpenSite Designer, is there a way to hide items, i.e. pipe, valves, and equipment, below a surface? These components are on multiple elevations above and below this surface. All components are on the same level, i.e., WATER. Client does not ...
4 months ago in Modeling / OpenSite Designer 2 Needs review

Ability to lock Survey features when reprocessing field book

I made a change to a specific feature and I want to somehow lock the specific feature so it does not change when the field book is reprocessed. Example If I set Terrain Model Attribute of a point to "Do Not Include" then It should stay as that eve...
4 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenSite Designer / Survey 0 Needs review

Exporting Field Book with Observational Data

I process survey data for the Maine Department of Transportation. We have been transitioning from InRoads to OpenRoads for about a year now and are currently using OpenRoads Designer 2023. Myself and others in the Department are seeing frequent co...
4 months ago in OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads ConceptStation / OpenSite Designer / Survey 1 Needs review

Automate the assignment of a node's sump offset based on largest connecting pipe's wall thickness

We are looking for a workflow where the Sump depth value can be set to the thickness of the "largest pipe" connected to a node. When the user places a node, if there is an option to set the sump depth to the thickness of the pipe, then it would au...

Channels Attach to other nodes besides headwall

If ditches do become channel features, KYTC would need channels to then be able to attach to other node types besides headwalls since we have many conditions and locations where they outlet into inlets of various types.