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OpenRoads Designer Fundamentals




24 Hours

Course Hours Per Day

Day 1 = 8 Hours
Days 2 - 5 = 4 Hours

OpenRoads Designer Fundamentals

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

Course Topics

• Complete Introduction to OpenRoads
• Introduction to Modeling
• Project Explorer
• Feature Definitions
• Terrains
• Design Standards
• Horizontal Alignment Tools
• Civil Rules and Standards
• Vertical Alignments
• Corridors
• Super Elevation

• Templates
• Components and End Conditions
• Template Transitioning
• Template Point Controls
• Parametric Constraints
• Automated Drawing Production
• Cross Sections Layout
• Plan and Profile Sheets
• Earthwork Calculations
• Sheet Index
• Print Organizer

Course Prerequisites

Students attending this course should have experience designing roadways and producing design plans using civil engineering software.

Course Type

• Online Classroom Learning
• Hands-On

Your Instructor

Brad Hodor

Brad Hodor is a Bentley Certified trainer with more than 28 years of Civil Engineering experience.  Mr. Hodor has specialized in engineering subdivisions, roadway and heavy civil projects. 

Mr. Hodor has an extensive background in roadway and site design.  Projects range from heavy civil to site development.   He is an active engineer utilizing Bentley products in normal daily activities. 

Brad Hodor
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