Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Metro Design Visualization

MnDOT visualization unit based in the Metro District

Example of a 3d interactive project tour

A project tour consists of 360 degree spherical panoramic images linked together. Click and drag on the image to rotate the view. Click on the hot spots to go to the next view.

TH65/Viking Blvd project tour

Examples of photo simulations

Photo simulations are textured 3d models which are photo-matched and blended with a background photo. The resulting image can give an accurate depiction of a completed construction project in its real world context.

Click and drag on the blue circle in the center of the image to interactively compare existing/proposed conditions:



Photo simulations for printing

These photo simulation templates are printed typically on 11x17 or larger glossy photo paper. They can also be mounted on display boards. Click on the image to view full size.

Hwy 47 Northbound View 3rd Ave North Layout