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Ditches and Subcuts - DITCH 7

Updated May 06, 2016

This article applies to:
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry

Inside ROW

Maintains user defined slopes inside the ROW. If the ditch is too deep, another slope is used to grade beyond the ROW.

Typical Cross Section


ROWOffsetHorizontal offset from CL to ROW.
ROWSetbackHorizontal offset from ROW to outside of the ditch slope.
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.
DitchInSlpDitch slope from attachment point (edge of road) to bottom of ditch.
DitchBotSlpBottom of the ditch slope.
SlopeBeyondROWSlope beyond right of way limit.
DitchDepthDepth of the ditch measured from attachment point.