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Junction Surface Tool

Control how road elevations and cross-sections influence interior triangulation of intersections

Description

The Junction Surface Tool controls how road elevations and cross-sections influence the interior triangulation of intersections.

Open the Junction Surface Tool

On the RoadRunner toolbar, click the Junction Surface Tool button:

Junction Surface Tool button

Examples

View Road Samples Within a Junction

  1. Click the Junction Surface Tool button.

  2. Select a junction. This selection displays all the individual road surface spans that overlap the junction.

  3. Click a road span. When selected, a road span draws the portion of the road that overlaps the junction and the samples that it includes.

Include or Exclude Samples from a Road Span

You can include or exclude samples from specific spans from the triangulation.

  1. Click the Junction Surface Tool button.

  2. Select a junction. This selection displays all the individual road surface spans that overlap the junction.

  3. Click a road span. When selected, a road span draws the portion of the road that overlaps the junction and the samples that it includes.

  4. Toggle the Include Samples check box in the Attributes pane to include or exclude the samples.

Triangulation with Road Span Samples Included

Road Span Samples Toggled Off

Triangulation with Road Span Samples Toggled Off

Change the Sorting of Road Span Samples

Sorting one span above another prevents the lower samples from being included.

  1. Click the Junction Surface Tool button.

  2. Select a junction. This selection displays all the individual road surface spans that overlap the junction.

  3. Click a road span. When selected, a road span draws the portion of the road that overlaps the junction and the samples that it includes.

  4. Press the Raise or Lower button in the Attributes pane to raise or lower the Sort Index of the selected road span relative to the others.

Road Span with Occluded Samples

Road Span Samples Raised in Priority

Neighboring Road Span Now Has Occluded Samples

Introduced in R2020a