Caltrans GIS Data


Elevation Automated Pavement Condition Survey (APCS)

'Elevation2016APCS" data was derived from the Automated Pavement Condition Survey (APCS).

Data Created: July 27, 2016


Headquarters, Division of Transportation Planning, Climate Change Branch obtained elevation data from the Office of Pavement Management & Performance (OPM&P) for their Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments.

The Elevation data was collected using the Automated Pavement Condition Survey (APCS) which uses a customized vehicle fitted with sensing equipment, traveling on the roadway at or near highway speeds, to collect pavement condition data as well as other useful information such as elevation, longitude, latitude, and etc.

Use limitations

Caltrans makes no representation about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, or accuracy of its GIS data for any purpose. The GIS data and information are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Use of the data should be limited to informational and preliminary study purposes only. Caltrans shall not be held liable by users of the data, or by any other party, for any loss or damages, consequential or otherwise, including but not limited to time, money, or goodwill, arising from the use, operation or modification of the data. For planning purposes only. The PaveM elevation shapefiles are intended for high level planning purposes and are a point in time reporting of estimated current conditions and forecast of future conditions. While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy of reported data, the shapefile is not intended for detailed service or facility planning. Such planning requires in-depth site analysis and field confirmation of actual conditions.


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Tags: Elevation data, California
Credits: Office of Pavement Management & Performance (OPM&P).
File: Zipped shapefile: , size 240 MB
Extent: California statewide
References: Caltrans, Office of Pavement Management & Performance: