Import contour map
contour image will be used as background for laying out horizontal roadway geometry design .
First, go to the roadway geometry design website, http://street.umn.edu/ROAD.html , and
click on "Click Here to Start Roadway Design" button to begin with horizontal
geometry design. Two sample contour maps, Map #1, Map #2 & Map #5, are
available for download as part of assignments. Use Import Contour
function under the File menu bar
to locate the saved image file, and click on “Open” to load the image file as
background. The contour map should look like the picture as shown in Figure
Tips: To find out the resolution of an image,
right click the image file in Windows file explorer and choose the "Properties".
Click the "Summary Tab" and choose advanced button to display the image
resolution as shown in Figure 1(b).
Figure 1(a) Import digital contour
Figure 1(b) Image