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Introducing AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2010 by Rick Graham, James Wedding

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Chapter 10. Assemblies and Corridors

In land development project design, roads follow one or more typical sections. These typical lane, curb, and sidewalk configurations are usually based on standards put forth by the governing body, such as a state department of transportation or local municipality. Civil 3D provides tools to model these typical sections as assemblies. Once the assembly is created, it is combined with alignments and profiles to create a corridor model.

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Importing a standard assembly

  • Customizing lane width in a standard assembly

  • Building a road corridor from an alignment, a profile, and an assembly

  • Viewing corridor sections

  • Building a finished ground surface from a corridor

  • Observing the dynamic ...

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