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Video: Resource Road Construction

Updated June 21, 2023

This article applies to:
  • Softree Optimal

Road design has historically not been done in the flatter-terrain resource markets; however, as LiDAR-use is increasing, the designing roads starts to make a lot more sense. Engineering roads (especially with LiDAR) makes it easier to consider geometry, drainage, earthwork volumes, disturbance areas and more… It also allows for easier estimation of road-building activities, improved communication and documentation.

Here we presented an improved approach to designing forestry roads with LiDAR data.