Roadview Explorer 5 Manual

Web-Enabled Data Viewing Software

Table of Contents

  1. Launching the Application
  2. Searching for a Route
  3. Navigating Through a Route
  4. Adjusting the Current Route
  5. Image Zoom Mode
  6. Image Adjustments
  7. Saving Photolog Images
  8. Route Information Panel
  9. Working with Pavement Images
  10. Using the Map to Sort and Filter Assets
  11. Generating Printable Reports
  12. Linking Directly to a Frame
  13. Emailing a Route Position
  14. Generating IRI Reports
  15. Setting User Preferences
  16. Release Notes

Launching the Application

To open Roadview Explorer, launch a compatible web browser and enter the following address: https://168.178.125.102/utah

Compatible browsers:

Chrome Google Chrome 66+
Firefox Mozilla Firefox 62+
Safari Safari 12+
OPR Opera 35+
Launching the Application
Roadview Explorer landing page

Searching for a Route

Clicking the Search a Route button will open the Route Search panel, which may include the following options for searching:

  • Route Number
  • Sign
  • Year
  • UDOT Mileage
  • Route
  • Direction
  • Type
  • Interchange
  • Ramp Number
  • Year
  • UDOT Mileage
  • Route Number
  • Section
  • UDOT Mileage

Note that the available items you see may vary depending upon your setup.

Example Route Search window
Standard Route Search tab
Example Route Search window
Set ID and Frame ID tab

Once you have selected the desired route options, click the Go To Mileage, Go To Frame ID, or Go To Location button. The route then opens at the specified mileage.

Adjusting the Current Route

You can adjust the route position by clicking the Adjust Route button (Adjust Route button). The Adjust Route window opens, where you can change the route position (such as change the mileage position, change the year/cycle, or change the lane). The range of values for the route is also displayed below each field.

Adjust Route window
Adjust Route window

Note that the options in the Route Adjust window may differ based on your system's setup.

Image Zoom Mode

Zoom mode
Image zoom mode

You can zoom in on both the right-of-way and pavement images. To enter zoom mode for right-of-way images, click the Zoom Zoom mode toggle button in the control panel, or double click in the right-of-way images area.

An indicator appears at the top of the photo area telling you that the zoom mode is activated. The three right-of-way images can be zoomed and panned together. You can zoom with the mouse scroll wheel or by clicking the plus (+) and minus (-) controls on the right-side of the photo area. The current zoom factor is displayed between the plus and minus controls. Clicking the R control resets the image to the initial zoom.

You can exit the zoom mode by clicking the Zoom button again or by double-clicking in the right-of-way image area.

To zoom in on a pavement image (if shown), click the Enlarge (+) button on the bottom of the pavement image. The enlarged image appears in an overlay.

Image Adjustments

Image adjustments
Image adjustments panel

You can adjust the brightness and contrast of images in the photolog by right-clicking in the photolog and selecting the Adjust Images option. The adjustments panel then opens and you can adjust the brightness and contrast of each image. The adjustments will be maintained as you advance through or play through frames.

To remove any image adjustments, right-click in the photolog and select the Remove Adjustments option.

Saving Photolog Images

To save the photolog as a JPEG, right-click in the photolog and select the Save Image option. The image will be saved to your computer.

If there any adjustments to the camera positions to make multiple photolog images appear seamless, those adjustments will not be made in the saved image.

To export multiple photolog and pavement images into a zip folder, click the Export Images to ZipExport to Zip button button to open an overlay.

Export to Zip Folder overlay
Export Images to Zip Overlay

The mileage range is auto-populated with the current mileage plus the next 10 frames. This may be adjusted. Use checkboxes to select the camera and pavement images you would like to download. Exceeding the limit of downloads will disable the download button.

Route Information Panel

Example Route information details
Example Route information details pane

The table displays information relevant to the frame that is being displayed, including:

  • UDOT Mileage
  • Mandli Mileage
  • Route Number
  • Interchange
  • Ramp Number
  • Section
  • Direction
  • Sign
  • Year
  • Region
  • County Name
  • Date Shot
  • Description
  • Session Name
  • Frame

Working with Pavement Images

When pavement images are available, they will appear next to the right-of-way images. To view a larger image of the pavement, click the Pavement viewer button icon at the bottom of the pavement image. The Pavement panel then opens.

In the Pavement panel, a larger view of the pavement image appears. The image is scaled to fit in the available space.

Frame Control allows for stepping forwards or backwards one frame.

If available, Transverse Profiles may be turned on.

To zoom in on the image, click the measuring icon at the top-right of the Pavement panel. Use the mouse wheel or zoom slider to zoom the image in and out. You can pan (slide) the image by dragging the mouse.

Pavement viewing panel
Pavement panel

The following drawing tools are available:

  • Line: Use the line tool to draw a straight line. Hold down the SHIFT key to draw a horizontal or vertical line. The line's length is added to the Measurements list.
  • Circle: Use the circle tool to draw a circle. Click the center point of the circle and then click another point on the outer edge of the circle. The circle's area is added to the Measurements list.
  • Rectangle: Use the rectangle tool to draw a rectangle. Click a corner of the rectangle and then click the corner opposite the first corner to draw the rectangle. The rectangle's area is added to the Measurements list.
  • Polyline: Use the polyline tool to a series of joined lines. Click the first vertex to start drawing the polyline, and click again for each point you want to add. Double-click to add the last point and complete the polyline. The polyline's length is added to the Measurements list.
  • Polygon: Use the polygon tool to a closed shape. Click the first vertex to start drawing the polygon, and click again for each point you want to add. Double-click to add the last point and complete the polygon. The polygon's area is added to the Measurements list.

You can remove all measurements from the image and the table by clicking the Clear button above the Measurements table.

Using the Map to Filter and Sort Assets

Opening the map in its own window allows you to view, filter, and sort assets. Click the Pavement viewer button icon at the bottom of the map to pop out the map. The popped out map has a dropdown of different asset feature layers to select from. Selecting a layer will display the features of the current route on the map with an accompanying table.

Unchecking 'Only Current Route' will display all of the selected features in the project on the map and table. There is also an option to filter/sort by column.

asset map of Hawaii

Clicking on a row in the table will move the map to that feature's location. You can then double click on the map near the asset to load the location of that asset in Roadview Exploerer and view it in more detail on the main page.

The table can also be exported to a CSV.

Generating Printable Reports

Click the Print Print button button to open a printable report containing the current images and route information.

Printable report
Printable report

Emailing a Route Position

You can email a link to the current route position to another user. To send a route position message, click the Email icon (Email button), and complete the information in in the Email Route Link window. After the Route Link field, there is a button to copy the route's link to a clipboard as another method to share.

Email route link window
Email Route Link window

Generating IRI Reports

You can generate an IRI table and charts for IRI and Rutting for a given route. You can export the table as a CSV. To make the reports, click the IRI reports button (IRI button) and a window will appear.

IRI Table panel
IRI Table
IRI Chart panel
IRI Chart
Rut Chart panel
Rut Chart

The table and chart will update with playback. The charts may be viewed either as a one mile section or the entire route by toggling Full Route. You can also jump to a specific location of a route by clicking on a row in the table or double clicking on the charts. Additionally, you can sort the table by any field in the table.

Setting User Preferences

You can set default pavement image and map types for Roadview Explorer. These settings will be saved so that after you close Roadview Explorer, the next time you re-open or refresh the app, the settings will be in effect.

To set your preferences, click the settings icon (User settings button) just above the embedded pavement image and embedded and popped out map. Dropdowns will appear where you can make your selection.

User Settings panel
User setting option for embedded pavement image

Release Notes

December 16, 2019

#
Type
Category
Text
1
enhancement
general
Frame update synchronization improvements

Improved synchronization of element updates on frame change, so that everything appears to change at the same time.

2
enhancement
photolog
X35 rear facing camera pod support

Added support for x35 camera pods to the image viewer. If other pod images are present, yellow arrow buttons will appear allowing the user to switch to another pod.

3
enhancement
user management
Group admins, username or email login & reactivation

User management improvements, including group admins, the ability to login with either username or email and reactivation functionality

4
enhancement
assets
Filter by box

Functionality added to filter pop out map assets by drawing a box

5
enhancement
general
Improved route load error handling

Improved error handling when loading a route

October 29, 2019

#
Type
Category
Text
1
fix
Pavement
Fixed issue causing incorrect pavement measurement tool values

Fixed issue causing incorrect pavement measurement tool values

2
fix
Straight Line Diagram
Fixed straight line diagram issues when multiple routes are loaded

Fixed straight line diagram issues when multiple routes are loaded.

3
enhancement
Adjust/Swap route
Swapping route by cycle or lane uses lat/lon instead of mileage

Swapping route by cycle or lane uses latitude and longitude instead of mileage to determine which frame to load

October 23, 2019

#
Type
Category
Text
1
fix
Maps
Export to CSV will export all filtered results

Exporting to CSV will export all filtered results instead of just the current page.

2
enhancement
General
Export Images to Zip feature

A new feature was added to export multiple photolog and pavement images to a zip file. Select mileage range and cameras/pavement image types to export as a zip file.

3
enhancement
General
Straight Line Diagram feature

A straight line diagram below the images allows for quick navigation of a route. Double click on the line or click and drag the green marker to jump to a specific mileage.

4
enhancement
User Management
Pie chart added to track user group's usage

Pie chart added to track user group's usage

September 18, 2019

#
Type
Category
Text
1
enhancement
Pavement
Pavement data visualization can be toggled between one mile and full route extent

A checkbox will allow data to be toggled between a one mile of the current location and the full route.

2
enhancement
Pavement
Pavement data visualization can be clicked on to jump to mileage position

Double clicking on the pavement data visualization will move route to desired position.

3
enhancement
Maps
Map and table can filter assets by mileage

A mileage field in the map pop up allows for searching by current route's mileage. The values are auto populated initially.

4
enhancement
Maps
Map button added to hide layer list and expand map to fill window

A new button near the layer list will show and hide list. A button located below the layer list will expand map to fill window

5
enhancement
Maps
User notified if searching route by map search will change projects

User notified if searching route by map search will change projects, for example moving from Hawaii County to Hawaii State.

6
enhancement
General
Prefix and Lane options in Route Search have tooltip descriptions

Prefix and Lane options in Route Search have tooltips that describe abbreviations.

7
enhancement
User Management
Users are now organized into groups

Users are now organized into groups.

August 22, 2019

#
Type
Category
Text
1
enhancement
User Management
Date of last login column added

Date of last login column added to user management page.

2
enhancement
Assets
Asset tables load faster

Asset tables load faster

3
enhancement
Maps
Map type change without reload

Map type change doesn't result in page reload.