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Consultants!
Posted 2-25-14

The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) has recently completed an evaluation of Geopak SS3. Based on the information gathered during the evaluation, NDOR trained some designers in January 2014, and has started design work on a number of projects utilizing the OpenRoads technology of Geopak SS3.

NDOR does not plan to start any more projects using Geopak SS2 Roadway Designer.

The NDOR plan, moving forward, is to monitor the lessons learned from these designers over the next few months, and determine how to proceed with our implementation of Geopak SS3 modeling for more projects in the program.

Please contact your consultant coordinator if you have questions.
 

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Compatibility Statement

The Nebraska Department of Roads has standardized on MicroStation SS3 and GEOPAK V8i SS2 and has released their CAD standards, supporting applications and subsequent documentation to support this environment. The standards and applications have been tested and deployed for production use at NDOR running within the following environment:


MicroStation SS3 v08.11.09.357
   ~   GEOPAK SS2 v08.11.07.615   ~   Windows 7 SP1, 32 bit/64 bit
Microsoft .NET Framework  4   ~   Microsoft Office 2010
 

ReadMe First - SS2            ReadMe First - SS3

INDEX

NOTE: March 2014

ALL CADD Files for BRIDGE, RIGHT of WAY, TRAFFIC ENGINEERING, & ROADWAY DESIGN
are included here, WITHIN the SS3 MicroStation Standards

 Planimetric Guidelines | Design Documentation | Custom Applications


Road Design & Construction Glossary

Revision History for MicroStation & GEOPAK Standards & Design Documentation
(updated 8-1-14 ~ this is always the most current)

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Links to Individual NDOR Web Areas for Other Manuals

Bridge | Traffic Engineering | Roadway Design | Right of Way



NOTE: March 2014

ALL CADD Files for Bridge, Right of Way, Traffic Engineering, and Roadway Design
 are included WITHIN the SS3 MicroStation Standards below.

CLICK HERE to Download ALL MicroStation SS3 Standards at once
(allmicrostationss3.exe) updated 10-10-13

CLICK HERE to Download ALL MicroStation SS2 Standards at once
(allmicrostation.exe) - updated 3-12-12 - This is the ONLY way you can get the SS2 files - The files below are ALL SS3.

SS3 - MicroStation Files Updated   SS3 - MicroStation Files Updated
Application Settings (engrapps.exe)     9-30-13   MDL Applications (mdlapps.exe)    9-30-13
Cell Libraries (cell.exe)     9-30-13   Plot Config (pltcfg.exe)      9-30-13
Color Tables (color.exe)        9-30-13   Print Files (pentables.exe)      9-30-13
Configuration Files (configfiles.exe) 9-30-13   Seed Files (seedv8.exe)        9-30-13
Dgn Borders (dgn.exe)        9-30-13   User Preferences (ndor_preferences_ss3.exe) 9-30-13
Dgn Coordinates (coordinates.exe) 10-10-13   VBA Applications (macros.exe) 9-30-13
Dgn Libraries (resource.exe) 9-30-13   Workspace SS3 (workspace_ss3.exe) 9-30-13
F Key (fkey.exe) 9-30-13      

                                                              


CLICK HERE to Download ALL GEOPAK SS2 Standards at once
updated 9-30-13 - This is the ONLY way you can get the SS2 files - Templates.exe is UNsupported as of 2-25-14

NOTE: GEOPAK SS3 is not available yet
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Planimetric Guidelines

Planimetric File Updated
Imperial Mapping Guidelines (consultant) 2-15-13
LiDAR Mapping Guidelines (consultant) 2-15-13
Preliminary Survey CAD Levels - Imperial Units 2-15-13

 


Design Documentation

Design Documentation File Updated   Design Documentation File Updated
CADD Policy - Version 8 5-29-13   Lighting Details 11-26-14
Cell Book 7-10-07 MS Print
MS Print Organizer
4-17-13
4-17-13
Roadway Design Manual
(This is now a link to a page where you may view the Manual broken into individual chapters)
chapters updated individually Standard Notes 2-21-07
Drainage Design & Erosion Control Manual (This is now a link to a page where you may view the Manual broken into individual chapters) chapters updated individually Standard Plans for Construction
(Link to Lettings Page)
Construction Notes 2-21-07 Standard & Special Plans - for design of projects
(Link to Standard & Special Page)
Design Process Outline       

DPO Changes List

12-15-14
Level Names 4-17-13 Tabular Notes

2-21-07

 

NDOR Custom Applications
Click the Underlined File Name to Download
 
 Updated Custom Applications File
7-6-09

BCAP (Broken-back Culvert Analysis Program) - This program (current Version 4.11c) was developed through research conducted at the University of Nebraska and sponsored by Nebraska Department of Roads. It provides hydraulic analysis for steep culverts having one (Single Broken-back) or two (Double Broken-back) breaks in the vertical profile. BCAP uses the same routines as the FHWA HY-8 culvert program to determine headwater depth at the culvert entrance. BCAP then calculates the water surface profile through the entire culvert, using Gradually Varied Flow equations and boundary conditions at each vertical break. The program tests for the occurrence of a hydraulic jump in each culvert segment to help determine outlet depth and velocity.

10-19-11
Bluetops  This .NET application was developed by NDOR staff to produce the printable bluetops construction books. NDOR custom GEOPAK files include two different criteria files, “PGRADE_BLUTOP DIVIDED” and “PGRADE_BLUETOP UNDIVIDED”, that are processed through the Proposed Cross Section tool within Geopak. These criteria files will create ASCII text files (*.CSV) based on the analysis of the design cross section graphics. The BLUETOPS application will reformat this CSV file and produce the bluetops construction books for printing.
5-24-12

Box & Leader This .NET application was developed to aid designers in creating note box and leaders for plan sets.  The application requires the .NET 3.5 framework, and is launched from within Microstation.  The application will create a predefined note box height (based on scale) and the designer is able to dynamically define the note box width.  The leaders can be drawn at the same time as the note box or at a later point.  There are two modes, As-built (fixed color) and Construction, which can toggled through a Microstation key-in.  The note boxes are drawn on NDOR predefined levels.

5-24-12

Culverts This .NET application was developed to aid designers in drawing culvert pipe in plan and cross section views.  The application requires the .NET 3.5 framework, and is launched from within Microstation.  In this dialog, the designer can choose different sizes, materials and shapes to draw in a dgn file.  Once drawn, the user has the ability to modify each element of the pipe independently or as a graphic group.  The application will also be able to identify referenced culverts so that culvert extensions can be drawn in the design feature file.  There are three different modes that can be toggled through a Microstation key-in: Existing, Design, and As-built.  Each mode has predefined NDOR symbology.

4-17-13

Earthworks This custom application reformats the *.log file created by GEOPAK’s cross section earthwork process, and creates design file “stickup” sheets required for the plan set. (32 bit and 64 bit support)

Earthworks Stickup Sheets are INCLUDED in the .EXE file above,
but if you want them separately as a PDF, Click HERE

8-1-14

GPK Tangent  This application was developed to aid designers in labeling horizontal alignments per NDOR standards.  The application requires the .NET 3.5 framework, and is launched from within Microstation with Geopak running (for access to the gpk file).  NDOR’s alignments are annotated by using both Geopak’s D&C Manager and this custom GPKTangent application.  The application supports many different types of horizontal alignments ranging from: survey, CD roads, temp roads, ramps and mainlines.  All different types have predefined NDOR symbology and can be labeled in 20, 50, 100 and 200 scale.

10-19-11

Pavement Grades This .NET application was developed by NDOR staff to produce the printable pavement grade construction books. NDOR custom GEOPAK files include two different criteria files, “PGRADE_BLUTOP DIVIDED” and “PGRADE_BLUETOP UNDIVIDED”, which are processed through the Proposed Cross Section tool within Geopak. These criteria files will create ASCII text files (*.CSV) based on the analysis of the design cross-section graphics. The PAVEMENT GRADES application will reformat this CSV file and produce the pavement grade construction books for printing.

3-22-04
RMA (Rational Method Application) - This program is the automated Rational Method hydrology procedure. RMA will provide peak flow calculations for an entire range (2-yr to 500-yr) of storm frequencies. The program uses the I-D-F curves, Time-of-Concentration method and Runoff Coefficients that are published in the NDOR Roadway Design Manual, for the state of Nebraska. The program automates the procedures for computing composite runoff coefficients and for interpolation of rainfall intensities using computed time-of-concentration.
10-28-11

ROW Staking This .NET windows application is used to create the final ROW Staking report from data extracted from the ROW dgn file.  The process NDOR uses for creating staking reports requires that a separate Microstation Visual Basic Application and Geopak Criteria file (part of NDOR’s Microstation/Geopak Standards) is run which creates a copy of the row design file, and extracts ROW point data based on Microstation symbologies.  The output of this process is a raw data file in text format (*.txt).  Once the raw data file has been generated, the ROW Staking application can be used to reformat for printing/delivery; as well as exporting the data to CSV format for loading into survey equipment.

5-24-12

Sheets  This application was developed to aid designers in placing NDOR border sheets.  The application requires the .NET 3.5 framework, and is launched from within Microstation.  The application supports all current NDOR plan and cross section border sheets from every division except Bridge.  The border sheets are placed in the dgn as references and can be placed at predefined scales.  The application has been configured so the designer can place different amounts of sheet labeling.

10-19-11

Slope Stakes This .NET application was developed by NDOR staff to produce the printable slope stake construction books. NDOR custom GEOPAK files include two different criteria files, “LOC_SLOPESTAKE DIVIDED” and “LOC_SLOPESTAKE UNDIVIDED”, which are processed through the Proposed Cross Section tool within Geopak. These criteria files will create ASCII text files (*.CSV) based on the analysis of the design cross-section graphics. The SLOPE STAKE application will reformat this CSV file and produce the slope stake construction books for printing.

4-17-13
Topo Labeler The Topography Labeler application has been rewritten by Bentley Systems for use in MicroStation V8i. It is used to place station and offset text in a MicroStation dgn file, labeling surveyed utility features.

 

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