Consistently better design

Let the math do the work for you.

Based on 5 years of cutting-edge mathematical research in conjunction with the University of British Columbia, Softree Optimal proposes a new way of thinking about corridor design.

  • Automate the vertical alignment process to generate your lowest cost alignment based on user-defined earthwork and constraints
  • Quickly compare multiple alignments
  • Rapidly evaluate the impact of changes to various design constraints
  • Check the feasibility of proposed designs and constraints
  • Save time and save construction costs in ways that are not possible with manual design.

Using Civil 3D? Check out how easy optimizing C3D designs can be:

Softree Optimal for Civil 3D

Key Benefits

  • Save engineering time

    Automate the design of your vertical alignment. Achieves a truly optimal solution, often in a matter of minutes.

  • Quickly compare design variables

    Small changes can produce huge differences in cost. Manipulate design constraints and compare your options.

  • Minimize earthwork costs

    Solves the complex 3D problem of minimizing excavation, embankment and haulage, given user-defined constraints.

  • Costs as you design

    Manipulate an alignment or design constraints and see the associated cost difference in real-time.

  • Compatible

    Independent of design software. Optimize an alignment created in any program. A direct interface is currently available for Civil 3D®.

Product Options

Softree Optimal for RoadEng®

Enjoy Softree Optimal within the friendly environment of RoadEng®, Softree’s easy corridor design package.

Softree Optimal

Softree Optimal

Optimize the vertical alignment of a road created in any civil design program. Make your designs better by using this innovative tool to minimize construction costs, save engineering time, and evaluate design parameters.

Softree Optimal for Civil 3D

Softree Optimal Screens

System Requirements

Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10
2 GB system RAM (4 GB recommended)
Minimum 800 x 600 resolution (more recommended)
Processor or motherboard built-in video is adequate
1 GB disk space