Capital Project Design and Engineering

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GIS provides digital twin technology and an engineering environment to model capital projects in a real-world context. GeoBIM connects building models, architecture, engineering, and construction to help you plan infrastructure. This location-based capital improvement planning software supports infrastructure design that adapt to shifts in population and built and natural environments.

Digitize maps and data

Mapping land and infrastructure sets the foundation for recording authoritative information, spatial analysis, modeling, and network analysis. Maps allow staff to layer related information and show spatial relationships between parcels, rights-of-way, streets, and utilities. Buildings can be mapped in the same way to support your workflows.

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Improve capital planning

To build sustainable and resilient communities, you need GIS and capital improvement planning software to show how projects fit into an existing landscape. Test alternative scenarios by analyzing environmental, fiscal, and social impacts. Enhanced 3D models and building information modeling (BIM) allow engineers to mitigate negative impacts and build great communities.

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Streamline infrastructure management

Manage projects with end-to-end, location-aware project tracking dashboards and digital twins. Deconflict infrastructure development projects that are happening in the same location to avoid high costs and uncoordinated efforts between agencies. Integrate construction management, permitting, and inspections to reduce risk and keep your projects moving.

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Increase public participation

Capital improvement plans (CIP) represent taxpayers' dollars at work. Use GIS to educate residents and gain support for transportation, parks, or infrastructure projects or proposed taxes or fees. GIS provides a clearer picture of what is being proposed. Information portals and participatory budgeting instill confidence that leaders hear the public's voice.

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