Creating a Corridor


Use the Create Corridor command to specify complex parameters at creation time.

You specify the station range, profile, assembly, and any necessary targets.

Other parameters could include station frequency and controlling offsets, as well as information about multiple baselines and regions.

Tutorial Exercise: Creating a Corridor with a Transition Lane

Tutorial Exercise: Creating a Divided Highway Corridor

To create a corridor

  1. Click Home tabCreate Design panelCorridor.At the Command prompt, enter CreateCorridor.
  2. In the Create Corridor dialog box, specify the following parameters:
    • Name
    • Description
    • Corridor Style
    • Corridor Layer
    • Alignment
    • Profile
    • Assembly
      NoteIf you select <none>, the corridor will be created without any regions or assemblies. You can then add regions and assemblies using the Section Editor. For more information, see Creating a Corridor Region in Section.
    • Target Surface
  3. Select Set Baseline and Region Parameters to add multiple baselines and regions, or modify the default frequencies or start and end stations.
    NoteIf Set Baseline and Region Parameters is not selected, skip Steps 4 and 5.
  4. Click OK.
  5. In the Baseline and Region Parameters Dialog Box, edit the parameters in the properties table. You can add additional controlling baselines, regions, or offsets, modify alignments, profiles, assemblies, or station ranges and frequency, or edit targets. For more information, see Editing Corridor Parameters.

    If targets are required for the corridor and not set, messages are displayed in the Event Viewer. To display the Event Viewer, click GeneralUtilitiesEvent Viewer. For more information about the event viewer, see The Civil 3D Event Viewer Vista.

  6. Click OK to create the corridor.

    The corridor name is displayed in the Corridors collection on the Prospector tab.


Home tab Create Design panel Corridor drop-down Create Corridor


Corridors menu Create Corridor

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