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Ditches and Subcuts - DITCH 6

Updated May 06, 2016

This article applies to:
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry

ROW Widening

Widen to the right of way offset. Slope stake is at ROW offset. Steepen slope if ditch is too deep.

Typical Cross Section


ROWOffsetHorizontal offset from centerline to ROW.
DitchDefDepthDefault ditch depth to inside bottom of the ditch measured from centerline.
DitchElevDitch elevation. This parameter should be overriden .i.e. explicitly set in menu Edit | Assign Parameters by Range. If this parameter is set to -99999 then the ditch depth is determined from DitchMaxDepth.
DitchMinBotWidthMinimum width of the bottom of the ditch (horizontal distance).
DitchInsideSlpDitch slope from shoulder to bottom of ditch.
DitchBotSlpBottom of the ditch slope.
SlopeToROWSlope from outside of the ditch to right of way offset.
DitchDepthDepth of the ditch measured from attachment point.
DitchSlopeHDHorizontal distance for the ditch slope.
BackSlopeHDBack slope horizontal distance to ROW limit.