Create Perpendicular Lines Spaced Along Area and Line Features

You can create a new line features spaced along selected area/line features that are perpendicular to those selected features at each point. To do so, first select one or more area/line features, then right click and select the Advanced Feature Creation submenu option Create Perpendicular Lines Spaced Along Selected Line/Area Feature(s).... You will be prompted to select the spacing between lines and also the total length of each perpendicular line in the Sample Spacing Setup dialog (below).

Spacing options include Fixed Number or Fixed Distance for the selected Area or Line Feature.