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I am currently trying to build my first multimodal network using ArcGis 9.2. This is a test using simple data of what I will need to do later with more complex data.

Here is my data:

  • layer 1: One shapefile containing a line feature. It's the main road.

  • layer 2: One shapefile containing a polyline feature. These are the secondary roads.

My problem is that layer 1 has not been created as connected to the features in layer 2 (created as a long line). As a consequence, there is no vertex where two features intersect, they simply overlap.

To be clearer, here is a picture.

The blue line is layer 1, the black ones is layer 2 (all the vertices belong to the feature where they stand).

So here is my question: How can I make to overlapping lines intersect so they can understood as connected when I build my network?

Thanks for your help!


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Try using the Integrate tool - that should create the vertices where lines intersect that you are after.

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