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Video: 5-Minute Road Design | Forestry Road from LiDAR

Updated December 15, 2021

This article applies to:
  • RoadEng Forestry

New Zealand-based forestry road layout and design using RoadEng Forest Engineer software. Topo surface created from a LiDAR data set, point of commencement and termination imported from a shapefile.  

 0:00 Start
 0:21 Import LiDar, Set Projection
 0:47 Create DTM & Contours
 1:34 New Location Design
 2:21 Using Plan View Shading to Design Alignment​​​​​​​
 3:30 Adding Horizontal Curves​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​ 4:14 Adding Vertical Curves​​​​​​​
 4:39 Creating an Output sheet (plan over profile)