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Mastering AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2012 by Louisa Holland, Richard Graham

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Applying Superelevation to the Design

In releases of Civil 3D prior to 2011, superelevation parameters were tucked in with alignment properties. Today, superelevation is primarily tied to alignment curves, but Civil 3D also takes into account other factors such as curve station locations and assembly geometry.

Start with the Alignment

To begin applying superelevation to the design, select your alignment.

1. Open the Highway 10 Super.dwg file, which you can download from this book’s web page.

2. Select the Highway 10 alignment that already exists in the drawing. From the context tab, select Superelevation ⇒ Calculate/Edit Superelevation.

3. When prompted by the dialog box, click Calculate Superelevation Now.

4. On the Calculate Superelevation ...

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