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ORD Drainage - new properties for gutter spread/depth at edge of grate (not center)

Ohio DOT likes to see the spread and depth at the edge of the grate. Currently the software reports on the spread and depth at the start and end of the gutter. Would like additional properties to also report the spread and depth at the edge of the...
2 months ago in Drainage and Utilities 0 Needs review

Combining Properties Menus

It would be super helpful if I didn't have to search two different property menus for where to change specific properties. If the general properties menu and the ORD DU properties menu could be more centralized into one properties menu, this would...
about 1 month ago in Drainage and Utilities / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer / User Interface 1 Needs review

Open API to programmatically create Feature Definitions and Feature Symbologies.

It would be extremely helpful, if we were able to programmatically create Feature Definitions and Feature Symbologies so that automation of the creation of new 'Custom Drainage Features' every time a drainage structure had a different bottom box (...
12 months ago in All Other / Drainage and Utilities / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 3 Future consideration

Place a sanitary pipe that follows a terrain at a specific depth of cover.

It appears that the software currently doesn’t allow sanitary conduit FDs to follow a slope even when the FD is set to depth of cover. it would be nice to tell the program to follow a given depth under the terrain, so I can see the pipe slope vary...
6 days ago in Drainage and Utilities 9 Already exists

Allow the road slope to exceed the gutter cross slope

My state agency commonly uses gutters with a 4% cross slope. The maximum superelevation rate is 7%. The gutter slope stays at 4% in this situation. Spread does not compute in this scenario because "A depressed gutter must have a Gutter Cross Slope...
7 months ago in Drainage and Utilities / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 0 Future consideration

Parametric capability for the placement of Node and Conduit feature definitions

This would dramatically reduce the requirement for a vast number of library cells and feature definitions to be created
over 1 year ago in Drainage and Utilities / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 1 Future consideration

Display transparent catchment boundary at the cursor when relocating an inlet.

Enable the user when relocating a catch basin to view the catchment boundary as the inlet location is adjusted. Thus, acting as a dynamic and transparent view of the catchment boundary for the inlet at the new location. This will simplify the work...
12 months ago in Drainage and Utilities / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 0 Future consideration

Enhancement to Create Project Node to Element Tool

There is currently not a way to project a node from the Drainage and Utility Model to an element (horizontal alignment’s profile model). Profile runs can be created and then projected onto the profile model by conduit linkage. With this enhancemen...
12 months ago in Drainage and Utilities / OpenRail Designer / OpenRoads Designer / OpenSite Designer 0 Future consideration

Show the Link Size within the Link Summary Tab

The window that pops up after a hydraulic model run for design or analysis includes a "Calculation Detailed Summary". The Link Summary tab does not currently show the designed link size. Showing the link size in the Link Summary tab will allow the...

ORD D&U - Import / Export WaterCAD models

Ability to import /export to network data from/to OpenFlows WaterCAD in order to collaborate with BIM workflows.
14 days ago in Drainage and Utilities 0 Needs review