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Enabling the Linear Referencing capability

Creating the map document

Before publishing a linear referencing service (LRS), you must use ArcGIS Pro to create a map document that contains at least one LRS Network or an event layer.

Learn more about making your data accessible to ArcGIS Server

Publishing a Linear Referencing-capable map service in ArcGIS Pro

For ArcGIS Pro steps, refer to share as web layers with linear referencing and version management .


When publishing the resource in ArcGIS Pro, ensure the Linear Referencing and Version Management check boxes are checked.

Share As Web Layer pane

Using the service

A map service with linear referencing capability can be used to build web-based and connected mobile linear referencing apps. In addition, Event Editor consumes your data from this type of map service.

Learn more about authoring a web map for Event Editor