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Junction Surface Tool

Junction Surface Tool button

The Junction Surface Tool is used to control how road elevations and cross sections influence the interior triangulation of the intersection.

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 Panel 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 Panel 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