Added the creation of typical objects from the section polylines

Added the columning of speed, sight and sight widenings in the annotation box of the profile

Added the possibility to create closing surfaces of closed objects in the project planimetry model

Added the speed used for the check of the elements in the policy check reports

Added the intervals for the insertion of the correlated automatic sections

Added the command to insert a circle by tangent, tangent and radius

Improved the management and the customization of the annotation box of the sight diagram

Added the command multiple 3D offset

Added the extraction of profiles and sections by survey points

Added the extraction of profiles and sections from constraints

Added the management of the correlated sections in the sections annotation box styles

Improved the import and export of the blocks in DWG and DXF

Added, in BIM exchange, the export for the stakeout and machine control

Added in the BIM exchange the downloading of the maps from Google Maps

Added in the BIM exchange the downloading of the DTM from Google Maps

Added the policy “FRA - ICTAVRU 2009 - Échanges”

Added the policy “FRA - ICTAVRU 2009”

Added the policy “FRA - ICTAAL 1994”

Added the policy “Richtlinien für die Anlage von Straßen, RAS 1995 - DEU”

Added the exportation of the sections in LandXML format

Added the Cloud Storage in BIM Exchange (Available only under Gold Subscription)

Added the policy “Instrucción de Carreteras, Norma 3.1-IC 2000 - ESP”

Added the policy “Instrucción de Carreteras, Norma 3.1-IC 2016 - ESP”

Updated the policy “Oman Highway Design Standards 2010 - Sultanate of Oman”

Updated the policy “Normativa stradale 2002 - Italia”

Updated and completed the policy “Normativa intersezioni 2006 - Italia”

Added the management of file LAS in the SierraSoft Mass Data Converter

Updated and completed the policy “Norma de traçado 1994 - Portugal”

Added the insertion of the shoulders in intersections schemes

SierraSoft Roads

BIM software for the design of roads and highways

The ease of use, outstanding performance and functional design found in SierraSoft Roads mean that the design of any type of road, highway, roundabout, junction, intersection, entry/exit lane, etc., is fast and precise.

Latest news

Version 5

News:Added grips in realistic mode
News:Added the lock of the view in the graphic window of the planimetry
News:Added the predefined views in the graphic window of the planimetry

News:Added the “Normativa intersezioni 2006 - Italia” with the parameters of the ramps from the table
News:Added the projects sharing between the M3 FrameWork products
News:Added the stereoscopic 3D view in realistic mode
News:Added the management of the SmartPolyline styles in the axis polylines
News:Added the management of the SmartPolyline styles in the survey polylines
News:Added the SmartPolylines for the dynamic 3D modeling of composed surfaces and solids
News:Added the command for extruding a polyline
News:Added the command for sweeping a shape along a polyline
News:Added the command for sweeping an object along a polyline
News:Added the command for inserting blocks along a polyline
News:Added the command for the triangulation between two polylines
News:Added the command for the triangulation of a polyline
News:Added the command for creating a sideslope to model from a polyline
News:Added the command for creating a sideslope from a polyline
News:Added the extraction of a polyline as offset of the axis in planimetry
News:Added the extraction of section flags from the project planimetry in planimetry
News:Added the extraction of section flags from sections in planimetry
News:Added the extraction of section polylines in planimetry
News:Added the rectangle command for the polylines of survey, axis, profile and sections
News:Added the rectangle command for the drawing polylines
News:Added the conversion of SierraSoft MGD files to point cloud in SierraSoft Mass Data Converter
News:Added the conversion of Esri ASCII Grid files to point cloud in SierraSoft Mass Data Converter
Improvement:Improved the calculation of intersection points in the speed diagram

News:Added the report of survey points with staking out data
News:Added the staking out of existing survey points
News:Added the insertion of survey points from sections

Improvement:Added tabbed management in the program toolbar

News:Added the possibility to filter the extracted entities in section according to a BIM filter
News:Added the possibility to filter the extracted entities in profile according to a BIM filter
News:Added the possibility to filter the extracted entities in section according to the layer
News:Added the possibility to filter the extracted entities in profile according to the layer

News:Added the possibility to extract in the sections the intersections references with the axis polylines
News:Added the possibility to extract in the sections the intersections references with the survey polylines
News:Added the possibility to extract in the profile the intersections references with the axis polylines
News:Added the possibility to extract in the profile the intersections references with the survey polylines
News:Added the possibility to view the intersections with other sections
News:Added the ability to customize the intersections references
News:Added the possibility to define the maximum length of the segments of the polylines extracted from the point clouds
News:Added the possibility to extract and visualize the points of the clouds in the sections
News:Added the possibility to extract and visualize the points of the clouds in the profile
Improvement:Improved the extraction of the section polylines from the point clouds
Improvement:Improved the extraction of the profile polylines from point clouds

News:Added the integration of the survey points in the triangulation of the point clouds
News:Added the possibility to define the minimum density of the triangulation of point clouds
Improvement:Improved the area selection in the partial triangulation of point clouds
Improvement:Improved the osnap on point clouds
Improvement:Improved point cloud visualization
Improvement:Updated the SierraSoft Mass Data Converter for the management of the new CSD format
Improvement:Updated the CSD format for point cloud management

News:Added the extractions of profile polylines from drawing subprojects
News:Added the extractions of section polylines from drawing subprojects
News:Added the possibility to define a interval of stations in the extractions of the profile polylines
News:Added the possibility to define a interval of stations in the extractions of the sections polylines
News:Removed the limit on the number of profile polylines extractions
News:Removed the limit on the number of sections polylines extractions

News:Management of saving plotting previews
News:Management of 3D views in plotting previews
News:Export of plotting previews as images
News:Setting the plotting interval and scale in the visibility diagram preview

News:Added automatic calculation of the change points of the model in the project planimetry
News:Added new options to improve the quality of the display in realistic mode
Improvement:Improved the display performance in realistic mode
Improvement:Improved selection in realistic mode

News:Added unicode characters management in typical sections and typical objects

Version 4

Improvement:Improved the management of the sight internal widenings
Improvement:Improved the generation of automatic sight model
Improvement:Updated the checks od the “Normativa intersezioni 2006 - Italia”
Improvement:Updated the checks od the “Normativa stradale 2001 - Italia”

News:Added new BIM properties by entities for BIM objects of the layers, blocks, codes. (BIM Modeling)
News:Added new BIM properties by entities for BIM objects of the WBS intervals and sections intervals. (BIM Modeling)
News:Added new BIM styles for typical sections, the typical objects and the elements of typical objects. (BIM Modeling)
News:Added the possibility to integrate the properties of the typical objects in the BIM objects of the project model. (BIM Modeling)
News:Added the customization of the types of BIM objects of the project template. (BIM Modeling)
News:Added in the geometry annotation the dimensioning of the vertical curves
News:Added in the geometry annotation the dimensioning of the relative maximum and minimum
News:Added in the geometry annotation the dimensioning of the tangent points
News:Added in the geometry annotation the dimensioning of the superelevations
News:Added in the profile the types of vertical curves table: “Vertical curves, grade lines and tangent points” and “Vertical curves, vertexes and tangent points”
News:Added in the profile, the dimensioning of the relative maximum and minimum
Improvement:Improved in the profile the columning of the horizontal alignment, of the grade lines and of the vertical curves
Improvement:Improved the function transform entities

News:Added the import and export of REB documents

News:Added the import and export of text documents
News:Added the management of large images
News:Added the management of new IFC entities
Improvement:Improved display in realistic mode

News:Updated the BIM Exchange extension with the new features of BIM Modeling
News:Added new BIM Modeling extension for information modeling
News:Added new BIM visualization of the project data
News:Added the compability with AutoCAD 2018/2019

News:Added the possibility to manually assign the section flag to the section polylines
News:Added the multiple selection of the polylines in the commands divide and measure
News:Added the multiple selection of the polylines in the commands edit polyline

News:Added the module for the typical objects building
News:Added the creation of typical objects from the section polylines
News:Added the clipboard management for the graphic entities
News:Added the columning of speed, sight and sight widenings in the annotation box of the profile

News: Added the possibility to create closing surfaces of closed objects in the project planimetry model
News: Added the speed used for the check of the elements in the policy check reports
News: Added the display and the control of the DI of the superelevations in the display by station
News: Added the intervals for the insertion of the start and end of the automatic sections
News: Added the intervals for the insertion of the correlated automatic sections
News: Added in the profile the columning of the section name in planimetry
News: Added the possibility to automatically adapt the columning size according to the section entities
News: Added the command to correlate two sections from the graphic window
News: Added the command axis information
News: Added the command copy properties
News: Added the command to insert a circle by tangent, tangent and radius
News: Added the command explode for the polylines
News: Added the commands for the editing of the section polylines
News: Added in the drawing toolbar the layer commands
News: Added the scrolling toolbar in the windows of the additional desktops
News: Added the management of the properties in the windows of the additional desktops
News: Added the management of the entity filters for the realistic mode
Improvement: Improved the management and the customization of the annotation box of the sight diagram
Improvement: Improved and made faster the axis generation
Improvement: Improved and made faster the display in realistic mode
Improvement: Improved the management and the display of the commands messages
Improvement: Improved the query commands ID, distance, angle and area

Version 3

News: Added the management of project coordinates systems
News: Added the command 3D offset
News: Added the command multiple 3D offset
News: Added the possibility to apply to all or more subprojects a single filter or a filter selection
Improvement: Updated the survey filters

News: Added command for the interpolation of the survey points elevations
News: Added command for the interpolation of the polylines elevations
News: Added command for the interpolation of the polylines elevations on model
News: Added commands for the points insertion on elements

News: Added some options for the visualization of references from intersections in the extraction styles
News: Added the extraction of profiles and sections by survey points
News: Added the extraction of profiles and sections from constraints
News: Added the sight distance calculation along an axis polyline
News: Added the calculation direction of the sight distance
News: Added the maximum speed for the sight distance checking
News: Added the columning of the sight widenings
News: Added the automatic insertion of the correlated sections in the lane intersections
News: Added the management of the correlated sections in the sections annotation box styles
News: Added the management of the correlated sections in the sections table
Improvement: Improved the generation of the project planimetry in presence of cutting lines
Improvement: Improved the import and export of the blocks in DWG and DXF

News: Added, in BIM exchange, the export for the stakeout and machine control
News: Added, in realistic mode, the display of an image applied to the survey triangles
News: Added the display in base of the colors scale of the triangles elevations of the survey
News: Added the realistic view mode
News: Added the visualization of the free sight distances libera in planimetry
News: Added the visualization according to the freedom degrees of the vertical elements
News: Updated the window of the quantities with addition of the project codes and the cost estimation
News: Added the triangles merge of a model with axis models
News: Added the tab of stakeout data in the survey points tables
News: Added option in the section polylines codes to allow or not the polyline cut
Improvement: Improved the display of the diagrams of speed and sight, superelevations and widenings
Improvement: Improved the geometry annotation of the tables and vertexes
Improvement: Improved the curves insertion by point and radius

News: Added the management of the axis stakeout and of the section elements
News: Added the block management
News: Added the management of the characters width factor
News: Added the internal vertex in the geometry annotation table
News: Added the second elevation and the elevation difference in the table of the survey points
Improvement: Improve the reports with the WBS
Improvement: Improved the reports with the equalization
Improvement: Improved the reports of the volumes with the barycenters

Version 2

News: Added the proxy management for web services
News: Added in the BIM exchange the downloading of the maps from Google Maps
News: Added in the BIM exchange the downloading of the DTM from Google Maps
News: Added the policy “FRA - ICTAVRU 2009 - Échanges”
News: Added the policy “FRA - ICTAVRU 2009”
News: Added the policy “FRA - ICTAAL 1994”
News: Added the policy “BR - Manual de Projeto Geométrico de Travessias Urbanas 2010”
News: Added the policy “BR - Manual de Projeto Geométrico de Rodovias Rurais 1999”
News: Added the draw order from view point with or without fillings
Improvement: Updated the help on line
Improvement: Updated the Smart Help

News: Added the policy “Richtlinien für die Anlage von Straßen, RAS 1995 - DEU”
News: Added the management of the subprojects groups
News: Added the dimensioning of the horizontal alignment elements
News: Added the columning of the elevation difference of the sections in the profile
News: Added the control for sections with automatic elements modified manually
News: Added the exportation of the sections in LandXML format

News: Added the Cloud Storage in BIM Exchange (Available only under Gold Subscription)
News: Added the BIM Exchange function for BIM design (Available only under Gold Subscription)
News: Added the policy “Instrucción de Carreteras, Norma 3.1-IC 2000 - ESP”
News: Added the policy “Instrucción de Carreteras, Norma 3.1-IC 2016 - ESP”
News: Added the policy “Geometric Design of Highways and Streets 2011 (Imperial) - USA”
News: Added the policy “Geometric Design of Highways and Streets 2011 (Metric) - USA”
News: Added new columning in the annotation box of the sight diagram
News: Added the curve by point and radius in the insertion of horizontal aligment elements
Improvement: Improved the insertion flow of the horizontal alignment elements
Improvement: Improved the extraction of polylines from models with the option “Color by reference layer”

News: Added the command for the sections rename
Improvement: Improved the insertion and the removal of the authomatic sections
Improvement: Updated the policy “Geometric Design of Highways and Streets 2004 (Imperial) - USA”
Improvement: Updated the policy “Geometric Design of Highways and Streets 2004 (Metric) - USA”
Improvement: Updated the policy “Oman Highway Design Standards 2010 - Sultanate of Oman”
Improvement: Updated the policy “Normativa stradale 2002 - Italia”

News: Modified the DWG export of the preview with automatic scaling in millimeters
News: Added the parameters “K” e “A” in the table of vertical curves
News: Added the automatic convertion of sections to “Free” after the removal of automatic generation of polylines
News: Added the policy “Geometric Design of Highways and Streets 2004 (Imperial) - USA”
Improvement: Updated and completed the policy “Geometric Design of Highways and Streets 2004 (Metric) - USA”
Improvement: Updated and completed the policy “Oman Highway Design Standards 2010 - Sultanate of Oman”
Improvement: Updated and completed the policy “Normativa intersezioni 2006 - Italia”
Improvement: Improved the drawing in the additional desktops
Improvement: Improved the management of selection in the editing commands of entities
Improvement: Improved the extraction of profiles and sections from point clouds
Improvement: Improved the management of the subgroups (clouds, images, etc.) in the management of subprojects
Improvement: Improved the drawing of the intersection schemes

News: Added the management of file LAS in the SierraSoft Mass Data Converter
News: Added the insertion and the modification of the clothoids for lenght
News: Added in the policies, the management of the superelevations and widenings in the curves without clothoids
News: Added the policy “Oman Highway Design Standards 2010 - Sultanate of Oman”
Improvement: Updated and completed the policy “Geometric Design of Highways and Streets 2004 (Metric) - USA”
Improvement: Updated and completed the policy “Norma de traçado 1994 - Portugal”
Improvement: Updated and completed the policy “Normativa intersezioni 2006 - Italia”
Improvement: Updated and completed the policy “Normativa stradale 2002 - Italia”

News: Added the image management in the subprojects window
News: Added the insertion of the shoulders in intersections schemes
News: Added and updated the intersections schemes: Simple curves, Two centered curves, Three centered curvess, Curves with triangular island
News: Added the ability to define export settings into the AutoCAD clipboard
News: Added the ability to choose if to always export the 3D Faces as triangles
News: Added the ability to execute the command of export to DWG/DXF directly from the preview windows
News: Increased the number of extraction styles of the profile and section polylines for single axis
News: Added the ability to extract the profile polylines at a specific distance from the axis
News: Added the partial display of the profile annotations box
News: Added the ability to sort the sections for columns in the preview
Improvement: Improved the import of a complete subproject from SGD files
Improvement: Added the display of the references by intersection in the preview of the profile and sections

Version 1

News: Added the points reduction in the extraction of profile and section polylines
Improvement: Improved the extraction of the sections from point clouds

News: Added the new program SierraSoft Mass Data Converter for the conversion of mass data.
Improvement: Improved the loading and visualization of the point clouds

News: Added the insertion and display of the point clouds
News: Added the calculation of sections and profiles from point clouds

News: Added the insert of the grade lines by start/end point and slope
News: Added the conversion of lines and arcs in the join polylines command
Improvement: Improved the selection filters in the properties windows

News: Added the plotting preview of the sight diagram
News: Added the ability to export the sight diagram model in a survey subproject
Improvement: Improved triangulation with aligned points

News: Added the calculation of sight diagram from existing model
News: Added the request of the parameters of clothoids during insertion of the curves by “Radius and length” and “Among elements”

News: Added the bar view of the horizontal alignment elements in the profile
News: Added the bar view of the vertical alignment elements in the profile
Improvement: Protection update

News: Added polyline editing commands
News: Added the report of the policy controls of the horizontal alignment elements
News: Added the report of the policy controls of the vertical alignment elements
News: Added the report of the sections areas and widths
News: Added the command “Open point in the table” to the local menu of the cad
Improvement: Selection of the station from cad perpendicular to the edges in the at-grade intersections

News:Release SierraSoft Roads 1.0