How to Add Stationing to Line Features

Ever wonder how to add stationing to line features in ArcGIS? In this blog entry I will give an example of how to accomplish just that!

For a line feature to display stationing or hatchings, the feature has to be converted to a route. Add the “Route Editing Toolbar” to your display. Start an edit session then click the “Make Route” icon. From here select the line feature you wish to make a route. In the “Make Route” window select where you would like the beginning of the stationing to start and then select Measure Field > Shape_Length for the measured values. Leave the rest as the default. Next, click “Make Route”.

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