OpenRoads Designer Fundamentals

Course Duration:

This is a 24 hour On-line/Webinar training course.  The first day will be 8 hours, 8 am – 4:30 pm, the subsequent following days are 4 hours, 8 am – 12:00 pm.  All times are Central time zone.

Course Description:

In this course, the students will learn to use OpenRoads Designer on roadway projects. This hands-on training walks students through the project design cycle, including existing ground data, geometry, superelevation, creating templates, roadway corridor design, template transitioning, template point control, sheet creation, and volume calculations. This hands-on course will guide students through a typical roadway design workflow and enable them to design a simple roadway using OpenRoads Designer.

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Course Topics:

  • Introduction to OpenRoads
  • Feature Definitions
  • Project Explorer
  • Terrains
  • Design Standards
  • Horizontal alignment tools
  • Civil Rules and Standards
  • Vertical alignment
  • Corridors
  • Super Elevation
  • Templates
  • Components and End Conditions
  • Template Transitioning
  • Template Point Controls
  • Parametric Constraints
  • Introduction to Modeling
  • Automated Drawing Production
    • Cross Sections Layout
    • Plan and Profile Sheets
    • Plan Sheets
  • Earthwork calculations
  • Sheet Index
  • Print Organizer