OpenBridge Modeler

To create a custom pier template

To create a custom, multi-column pier template for use with the US301 over RR bridge, do the following.

  1. On the Utilities ribbon tab, select the Piers tool in the Libraries group and then select Multi Column from the drop-down list.

    The Pier Templates dialog opens.
  2. Expand the Multi Column list and then expand the Default pier template list.
  3. Select 3 Lane_40ft in the templates list and then click Copy. The Copy dialog opens.
  4. Type US301 over RR and click OK. The new template is added to the list.
  5. Select the US301 over RR entry and click Edit. The Pier Templates dialog opens.
  6. On the Cap tab, type 62.0000 in the Cap Length field.
  7. On the Column tab, click Add Column to add a fourth column. The columns are respaced along the pier.
  8. Click OK.
    Tip: You can now close or minimize the Pier Templates dialog.
You can now place this template by choosing US301 over RR in the Pier Template Selection.