Questions tagged [road]

A road is a thoroughfare, route, or way on land between two places.

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Obtaining road information from route

I need to obtain information (road surface typology, max speed limit etc.) on all the roads that make my route, from A to B. The inputs of my problem will be waypoints, obtained by GPS coordinates. I ...
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Flooded roads and deprived communities: QGIS route analysis function to avoid flooded roads?

In QGIS I am analysing the flooding of road networks. I have created a vector line layer of all the stretches of roads in my study area where high risk flood extent areas intersect them. I now want to ...
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Seeking other source of information for road networks to increase precision of shapefiles in Balkans [closed]

I am trying to create an infrastructure map for Balkan countries. The thing is that for countries such as Albania, Bosnia - Herzegovina e.tc., the shapefiles from OpenStreetMap http://download....
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Clipping with Voronoi polygon using QGIS

I'm trying to clip a road network (polyline) with Voronoi polygons. The polyline don't clip but I don't know why. I try to separate my road network according to geographical points collected in the ...
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Creating Road Edge of Pavements from Road Centerlines Data using QGIS

Creating Road Edge of Pavements from Road Centerlines using QGIS I have a Road Centerline data set and would like to use it to create a Road Edge Of Pavements data set that I could then export to a ...
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USA road data set with lane widths?

I'm looking for a road dataset for the entire US that includes road and/or lane widths. For my purposes, the difference between an 8 foot wide lane and a 10 food wide lane matters a lot, so the OSM ...
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Creating Road Edge of Pavements from Road Centerlines using QGIS

I have a Road Centerline data set and would like to use it to create a Road Edge Of Pavements data set that I could then export to a CAD format. Is there an easy way to do this in QGIS?
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Mapping polygons into lines and projecting lines on road network

I have a layer with polygons that describe road damages. I have then another layer with road network lines. The layers are shown in the picture. I need to project the polygons as lines to the road ...
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Road density calculation

I have a vector layer of about 62km^2. I have a vector layer of roads within that area. How do I calculate the road density (km/km2)? I did a union between the road layer and the area layer, then I ...
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Converting a Road shp file into a continous Road Raster in QGIS?

I have converted a Road shp file into a Raster in QGIS, however after the conversion the Road is no longer continous (i.e only the cell corners are touching). I have tried increasing the resolution ...
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Feeding direction of the road segments in QNEAT3 plugin

I am going to use the Iso-Area algorithm of the QNEAT3 plugin to generate Isochrones. I need to determine which parts of the road network are one-way and which parts are two-way. In the way that for ...
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Seeking incline of roads data

I need to plot the incline of roads in England. I could estimate this using elevation data, however this would be a significant amount of work. Does this data already exists (ideally free with a ...
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Seeking road network of Sweden with speed limits

I need road network data of Sweden with the speed limit of each segment of the road. I downloaded it from https://download.geofabrik.de/ but unfortunately, there are a lot of missing values there. Is ...
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Limiting number of duplicate labels using QGIS

I am using QGIS 3.10. I am trying to draw a map of the US interstate highway. How could I limit the number of labels to just a handful per each interestate highway? I have tried all the various ...
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Pairing line segments that follow a similar path

I have a shapefile with a regional travel model comprised of straight line features (model.shp, blue in the image). These lines roughly match the actual paths of the roadways they represent (road.shp, ...
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Layer of roads segments with attribute “STEL” by rsd.cz NDIC

Is it possible download layer with attribute "STEL"? Attribute means segments of roads in Czech republic created by "ŘSD", more information at this link. "STEL" attribute ...
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How to calculate area of a double-line road network in QGIS?

I have a line vector file that displays a road network. Most roads consist of a double-line indicating the sides of the road (hence the width of individual segments), but some roads are indicated by a ...
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USGS topo symbols for light-duty and unimproved roads

Mapping in QGIS 3.14, I want to use the same symbol as the local historical USGS 24K quads use for unimproved road and light-duty road. An example can be seen here (the black continuous road and the ...
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Roads not showing in Google Earth Pro

The road names are no longer showing on my Google Earth Pro. The only general layers available in the bottom left panel are "primary Database " and "terrain". I have tried turning ...
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Why osmId is not the same across the same road?

I download .shp and .dbf files for roads, extract it and save to database. I display points with the same name of street on my own Google Map. This is how it looks like: I was interested in how osmID ...
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OSM roadways shapefile - Completing missing road names

I have a shapefile for the road network in Portugal that I downloaded from a OpenStreetMap mirror site (geofabrik), dated about a month ago. A little context beforehand for those not familiar with the ...
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Getting roads with topography in CityEngine

I need to get a 3D model of both the terrain and the roads on/aligned to the terrain. However the import method I am using does not make useable files. Following the process of importing map data in ...
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Convert exported attribute table back to shapefile in QGIS

I exported the attribute table of a shapefile to Excel (also saved in CSV). And I'm trying to add some columns to the table, then convert the table back to shapefile with the new columns. The ...
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Road infrastructure efficiency measurement [closed]

Is there any tool/script that shows the goodness of road infrastructure. For example, if you want to compare which of the two cities road network is better.
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Blending features in QGIS: Approximating road edges for map render

I'm having trouble getting the right render for the tertiary roads and service roads look in my map render. I'm trying to get road edges like in the old USGS topo maps: Notice how the road interior ...
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What do these distance numbers mean?

In the picture below, the red line is State Hwy 15, while the lake in the picture is Sooner lake. Please note that the highway intersects the lake several times and is very close to it at a number of ...
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Is there a way to create a line from the average location of points?

I am attempting to create a series of line segments (several thousand, so doing it manually is out of the question) in a shapefile using ArcMap 10.5.1. All I have to go off of is the location of past ...
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Divide a polygon into multiple small polygons using a MultiLineString

I'm trying to divide a polygon grid into multiple smaller polygons basis their intersection with a MultiLineString using Shapely. Following code works good for LineString but not for intersecting ...
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Altitude information for European highways

I need to calculate the gradient in major European highways. Fot this I need altitude data for each highway, let's say every 100 meters. Are there such kind of data publicly available? If not, I am ...
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Postcodes for Roads London

First time asking, couldn't see a starting point to read from. I'm doing a lookup by road name (London) to get the Postcode (first part W1 / WC1H etc), i'm a 1/4 through and it has taken days to do it ...
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Place label along line near start and end of line in QGIS

I have four fields managing the numbering of the start and end of road sections. I created two label rules, one for the start and one for the end of the road sections. I set the position of the ...
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Extract date, time and GPS position linked to road crossing

I am using QGIS. I have a large dataset of approx a hundred animals and I want to determine the number of successful road crossings and extract the date, the time and the two GPS coordinates before ...
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Buffers between center points of irregular polygons

I'm having some problems, I hope some of you have some experience with buffers :) I have the road network of a city (40.000 polygons approx), and I am trying to create a buffer between the central ...
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Looking for land value data for anywhere in North America especially for Florida [closed]

I am researching on road alignment optimization. The research goal is to find least cost road alignment between two given points, considering highway codes. One of major costs which I need to consider,...
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Generating urban blocks by road centerlines using PyQGIS

I work on cartographic generalization project and I need to generate urban blocks by road centerlines.
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Switching road names from uppercase to mixed case in ArcMap?

Our county road data has road names for all roads in the county. In the attribute name field, there are some entries with all uppercase for the road name and some with mixed case. I would like to go ...
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Automated Road Link

I have a polyline shapefile of roads of a municipality. Each road has a unique ID (for example AR1002, AR1003 etc.) Now I want to add a field in the shapefile which will contain the ID of each road ...
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Computing total road length in fixed radius circle around a point

I have a dataset of a number of points which are plotted on QGIS using their latitude and longitude. Now, I have to find out the total length of roads surrounding each point within a circle of radius, ...
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Eliminate line sections in a merge to use Qchainage plug in

in QGis I merged several layers, each containing sections of a road, to show a longer route on a map. Now when I want to use the qchainage plug in the plug in starts the count over again in each '...
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Clipping roads based on their county [duplicate]

I have both county shape files and all road lines for the state, but I would like to clip the roads based on what county they are in. How can I do this as a batch or model in the ArcMap application ...
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Mapinfo - Compare Road Direction

I have two layers of Road Networks. How do I compare the difference in road direction between the two layers - both are polylines?
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pg_routing source and target column issue

I have created pgr_createTopology() function on my road data table which accurately assign source and target to destination road table, but I have an issue when I split a road segment in qgis it ...
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Layering up road and rail bridges from OpenStreetMap data in QGIS

I am using QGIS 3. I am creating a topographic map using OSM data downloaded as shapefiles. Obviously of I put the railways layer under the roads layer, all railways show as passing under roads. Or ...
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Calculating average slope using ArcGIS Pro?

I want to rate for ease of walkability for one track, I have a road shapefile and raster of the slope. Any ideas about how to calculate average slope or other methods to do that?
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Configure shortest path calculation with specific origin/destination points

I would like to calculate the shortest path from a point to another following a network. I'm currently using QNEAT3 for that purpose, but I can either calculate one path from two specific points or a ...
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Identifying upside and downside of road using QGIS?

I am a forest engineer and I have to reclassify a DTM in upside pixels and downside ones in relation to a line shapefile indicating skid trails network of the forest parcels. I don't have necessarily ...
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Snapping lines together in QGIS

I'm using QGIS 3.8.2. I have a set of lines which represent a road network. However as I have taken different layers from different data sources the lines which represent the same road don't overlap. ...
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Creating elevation profile using ArcGIS Pro?

I have one road shapfile and one raster which has surface information How can I combine them and create elevation profile?
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Finding a Minimum Spanning Tree using QGIS

As shown in the image I have a road network and the intersections as separate layers on QGIS. What I require is to extract the Minimum Spanning Tree connecting all points along the road network. Would ...
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Problem with intersecting lines over a polygon layer in QGIS

I have a shapefile with lines (a road network) and I want to intersect it over a polygon layer in order to finally have a polygon layer (each cell has an ID number) with the intersected lines for each ...

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