July 15, 2020
Essential Tips and Tricks for Esri Roads and Highways
By: Tim Sheldon, GISP
Are you looking to brush up your Esri Roads and Highways knowledge? Are you wanting to learn an entirely new skill with your extra time at home? Well then, you have come to the right place!
In this video series, Esri Roads and Highways experts from Timmons Group will walk you through the necessary steps for performing route edits in Roads and Highways Desktop. Along the course of performing the standard activities, Timmons Group GIS staff will share some best practices, concepts, and nuances of the Esri Roads and Highways software.
What is Esri Roads and Highways?
Esri Roads and Highways is a linear referencing system solution that makes it possible for departments of transportation to integrate data from multiple linear referencing system (LRS) networks to get a comprehensive view of their roadways that extends the ArcGIS platform.
Roads and Highways Basic Desktop Editing
Creating a Route
In this video, join Tim Sheldon as we go step-by step through the necessary measures to Create a Route in Desktop Roads and Highways. In addition to the basics of the button clicks, Tim discusses user vs system data ownership/management.
Extending a Route
In this video, Tim talks to the audience about the two route extension locations and operations of each along with a discussion over the location of the zero measure and determining route measure direction.
Retiring a Route
In this video, Tim discusses the uses of the Retire Route tool to include multiple ways to select where and what portions of a route can be retired.
Reversing a Route
In this video, Tim goes step by step on how to use the Reverse Route function of the Roads and Highways toolbar. He explains how you can use the tool to change the current measure direction to the opposite direction.
Need help? Have a question?
Tim Sheldon, GISP
or, check out our Roads and Highways Team here.