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Smart Pits

Updated May 10, 2016

This article applies to:
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry

The smart pit feature will allows you to determine the best location to borrow or waste material from a set of pits. Each Pit has the following information:

Access station - location on the alignment from which the pit is accessed.

Distance - from access station to the borrow/waste site (sometimes called dead-haul distance).

Elevation - at the pit. Press the Get from Alignment button to assign the same elevation as at the Access Station.

Material - available (borrow pit only).

Excavation $ - Cost to excavate (borrow only).

Waste quality - The minimum material quality required (non-variable only).

Capacity limit - Maximum volume of borrow or waste (variable only).

Volume - Exact amount of borrow or waste (non-variable only).