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ArcGIS By Example by Hussein Nasser

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App 3 – the excavation planning manager

The excavation planning manager is a tool that we will be writing to help construction designers plan their excavation for utilities and telecom networks. The application analyzes the underlying soil type and green area to find out the cost of removing these areas by doing extensive spatial analysis and editing. Note that we will require the Standard license for this example.

When utility and telecom companies want to lay out their underground assets, cables, and pipes, they need to excavate the ground first. This is a challenging task since there are different types of soil and each has special kind of machinery and equipment, and, therefore, cost.

YharanamCo is a construction contractor experienced in executing ...

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