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Webinar: Wind Farm Road Design

Updated September 11, 2023

This article applies to:
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry
  • Softree Optimal

Wind Farms present a really unique challenge – they often require construction of a large road network, they are heavily cost-constrained, and have a need for quick planning and analysis to determine if a site is even feasible.

This webinar focused on demonstrating a workflow using RoadEng with Softree Optimal software for the design and optimization of a wind farm road network, including how to:
03:26 Making a Terrain Model
06:58 Adding Pad & Crane Laydown Areas
13:50 High-Level Optimization of Road Locations
22:46 New Location Project
25:18 Setup a Cross Section Template
29:43 Alignment Refinement and Detailed Optimization
38:13 Quantities, Cost, Output
45:31 Manual Design (Bonus)