Chapter 7. Site Design Profiles

This chapter describes how you create and present existing and design profiles for subdivision roads. Existing ground profiles typically represent the current topography below the location of the proposed subdivision alignments. Design profiles, or layout profiles, are used to set the design and construction grades for the roads in a subdivision. You present profile data by creating profile views.

The Creating Surface Profiles and Profile Views lesson describes how you create surface profiles and profile views. The Creating Layout Profiles lesson describes how you create design layout profiles using commands on the Profile Layout Tools toolbar. The Editing Profile Geometry lesson describes how you edit layout profile ...

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