Earthwork takeoffs start with entering existing and proposed grades from PDF or CAD files.
How It Works
Start a PDF take-off by selecting an image file from the thumbnail display. CAD import is shown at the end of this page.
Easily verify scale
Check the scale by selecting two points of a known distance.
Enter the existing grades
Simple menus are easy to follow. Grade information can consist of spot elevations, contours, and break lines.
Watch 3-D Live™ draw the triangulated surface in real time. Learn more about triangulation.
Add the proposed grades
Use the offset tool to model curbs, swales, retaining walls and other site features.
CAD files offer the advantage of having elevations assigned to the grade information. Watch the simple workflow of moving the grades into the takeoff.