Road construction layers are a complex and challenging aspect for various stakeholders involved in road construction, including engineers, contractors, and quantity surveyors. One of the major challenges in road construction is the frequent changes in the cross-profile and pavement layers of the road. as per the design and site conditions. The cross-profile refers to the vertical shape of the road, including the height and slope of the road surface, as well as the width of different elements like carriageways, shoulders, and drainage features.
For example, the width of the carriageway may need to be wider in certain areas to accommodate traffic volumes, or the slope of the road surface may need to be steeper in areas with sharp curves. In addition, the pavement layers can also change based on site conditions or the design of the road.
These changes in the cross-profile and pavement layers can pose a significant challenge for the engineers involved in road construction projects. Quantity surveyors, for instance, may find it difficult to generate accurate cross-sections for each section of the road with varying cross-profiles and pavement layers.
Furthermore, obtaining accurate quantities of materials required for each section of the road can be a complex process, particularly when the design layers change frequently. This is where the Road Estimator software comes in handy, making it easier for quantity surveyors and other stakeholders to generate cross-sections and obtain quantities for the varying design layers.
Road Estimator software is designed to simplify the complex process of generating cross-sections and obtaining quantities for varying design layers in road construction projects. It allows quantity surveyors to easily generate cross-sections and obtain quantities based on different design layers without having to manually calculate them.
The software has a user-friendly interface that allows quantity surveyors to input the necessary data and generate cross-sections with ease. With Road Estimator, it becomes easier to keep track of design layer changes and generate accurate cross-sections and quantities based on those changes.
The software also enables stakeholders to visualize the impact of the change in base course and sub base in road construction on the cross-sections and quantities, making it easier to communicate the changes with others involved in the project. This helps to avoid misunderstandings and errors that can arise from manual calculations.
By simplifying the process of generating cross-sections and quantities, the Road Estimator software helps stakeholders in road construction projects overcome the challenge of frequent changes to design layers based on design criteria or site condition. This results in a more efficient and accurate project completion, as stakeholders can quickly and easily adjust to the changing design layers without compromising on accuracy.
Road Estimator software simplifies the complex process of generating cross-sections and obtaining quantities for varying design layers in road construction projects. It enables quantity surveyors and other stakeholders to easily adjust to design layer changes and complete their work with ease. By using this software, road construction projects can be completed more efficiently, and with greater precision.
The recorded webinar session shown below demonstrates the complete procedure in detail for a completed road construction project.