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hello guys, hope this gets to you in your usually good moods. I need to design formation levels for a road but am kind of stuck. I created a profile and cross-sections for the existing road in AutoCAD 2009 but i do not have an idea on superimposing, let alone designing a formation level. so guys tip will be highly appreciated. thanx

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hello guys, hope this gets to you in your usually good moods. I need to design formation levels for a road but am kind of stuck. I created a profile and cross-sections for the existing road in AutoCAD 2009 but i do not have an idea on superimposing, let alone designing a formation level. so guys tip will be highly appreciated. thanx


Hi lego,
A quick Google search suggested that a formation level is the base rock or earth upon which a road is laid - had never heard the term before. If that's the case, and you want an aerial cartographic depiction of it, is this not a matter of simple polygons? (I may very well be misunderstanding :) )
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hello guys, hope this gets to you in your usually good moods. I need to design formation levels for a road but am kind of stuck. I created a profile and cross-sections for the existing road in AutoCAD 2009 but i do not have an idea on superimposing, let alone designing a formation level. so guys tip will be highly appreciated. thanx


Hi lego,
A quick Google search suggested that a formation level is the base rock or earth upon which a road is laid - had never heard the term before. If that's the case, and you want an aerial cartographic depiction of it, is this not a matter of simple polygons? (I may very well be misunderstanding :) )
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thanx alot raposo unfortunately though we have a terminology mix up here. i had used formation level to mean the finished or proposed level of the road. so could u have any more ideas?? and thanx alot for the reply, ya ounce again

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Can you post a few pictures of what you have? and what you want to achieve maybe samples?

hello guys, hope this gets to you in your usually good moods. I need to design formation levels for a road but am kind of stuck. I created a profile and cross-sections for the existing road in AutoCAD 2009 but i do not have an idea on superimposing, let alone designing a formation level. so guys tip will be highly appreciated. thanx


Hi lego,
A quick Google search suggested that a formation level is the base rock or earth upon which a road is laid - had never heard the term before. If that's the case, and you want an aerial cartographic depiction of it, is this not a matter of simple polygons? (I may very well be misunderstanding :) )
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thanx alot raposo unfortunately though we have a terminology mix up here. i had used formation level to mean the finished or proposed level of the road. so could u have any more ideas?? and thanx alot for the reply, ya ounce again



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Can you post a few pictures of what you have? and what you want to achieve maybe samples?

hello guys, hope this gets to you in your usually good moods. I need to design formation levels for a road but am kind of stuck. I created a profile and cross-sections for the existing road in AutoCAD 2009 but i do not have an idea on superimposing, let alone designing a formation level. so guys tip will be highly appreciated. thanx


Hi lego,
A quick Google search suggested that a formation level is the base rock or earth upon which a road is laid - had never heard the term before. If that's the case, and you want an aerial cartographic depiction of it, is this not a matter of simple polygons? (I may very well be misunderstanding :) )
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thanx alot raposo unfortunately though we have a terminology mix up here. i had used formation level to mean the finished or proposed level of the road. so could u have any more ideas?? and thanx alot for the reply, ya ounce again


I've attached a PDF of wat i have done so far. So am thinking of designing a new grade for the road and show it alongside the existing ground profile on the same grid and perhaps latter, to calculate the levels of cuts/ fills

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This forum is focused on cartography and mapping. Your question seems to be about CAD and engineering.
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Ok I get what you are doing now. I am a Civil Engineer, so this looks familiar :D. If you are using just AutoCAD 2009 you wont get much done, you need to use AutoCAD LandSurvey at least for what you are trying to do. You should have created a 3D model with contours and elevation points, then you can create the proposed levels at each cross section and finally do a cut and fill.

I do not recall how to do this, since I did this years ago and no longer do it. But if you search online AutoCAD LandSurvey tutorial you should be able to find what you are looking for

From the PDF it seems there is not much room for improvement on the existing road, as it is climbing high terrain. You may try to consider to input also cities and villages, since you dont want your new proposed road to cut off people



Can you post a few pictures of what you have? and what you want to achieve maybe samples?

hello guys, hope this gets to you in your usually good moods. I need to design formation levels for a road but am kind of stuck. I created a profile and cross-sections for the existing road in AutoCAD 2009 but i do not have an idea on superimposing, let alone designing a formation level. so guys tip will be highly appreciated. thanx


Hi lego,
A quick Google search suggested that a formation level is the base rock or earth upon which a road is laid - had never heard the term before. If that's the case, and you want an aerial cartographic depiction of it, is this not a matter of simple polygons? (I may very well be misunderstanding :) )
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thanx alot raposo unfortunately though we have a terminology mix up here. i had used formation level to mean the finished or proposed level of the road. so could u have any more ideas?? and thanx alot for the reply, ya ounce again


I've attached a PDF of wat i have done so far. So am thinking of designing a new grade for the road and show it alongside the existing ground profile on the same grid and perhaps latter, to calculate the levels of cuts/ fills






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