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Network Analyst VRP not working

Question asked by laurablackburn on Jan 16, 2015
Latest reply on Jan 23, 2015 by laurablackburn

Right now I am just trying to get a simple route created using VRP.  Eventually, I have 180 files or "orders" that I would like to run routes for too, but right now I just want my code to work for one route.  Below is my code.  When I try to run it, I get an error at  line 44: class 'Queue.Empty'.  Any help on this is greatly appreciated as I am pretty new to both python and network analyst.  Also, any input on repeating the VRP by looping through and changing the input order & depot files is greatly appreciated.

# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
# ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
# Created on: 2015-01-06 
# Created by: L.M. Blackburn and ArcGIS/ModelBuilder
# ArcGIS 10.1
# Usage: RouteCreation for all grid center layers
# Description: 
# solves routing problem for all point layers in a folder
# ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

# Import arcpy module
import arcpy, os, sys, traceback
from arcpy import env

# Check out any necessary licenses

# Set environment settings
env.workspace = 'F:\\Workspace\\Sandy\\GM_costAnalysis\\analysis2\\'
env.overwriteOutput = True

# Set Local variables:
inNetworkDataset = "F:\\Workspace\\Sandy\\GM_costAnalysis\\streets" # it seems that this value is empty
outNALayerName = "TrapRoute_MO1_6K" # may want this name to change with each run thru
impedanceAttribue = "Time"
distanceAttribute = "Length"
timeUnits = "Minutes"
distanceUnits = "Miles"
inOrder = "Grids/Block_MO1_6000_label.shp" #This value will change with each run - may want to define this via a loop
inDepots = "Depots/Depot_MO1.shp" # This value will change with each run - may want to define this via a loop
inRoutes = "RoutesTable"
outLayerFile = "F:/Workspace/Sandy/GM_costAnalysis/analysis2/Routes/" + outNALayerName + ".lyr" # may want to change w/ each run
searchTolerance = "4243 Meters" # This value will change based on the inOrder number of features

    #Test out paths and layer locations
    print 'Starting the VRP'
    # orderList = arcpy.ListWorkspaces("analysis2", "Folder")
    # print ("network: {}".format(inNetworkDataset))
    # print outNALayerName
    # Process: Make Vehicle Routing Problem Layer
    outNALayer = arcpy.MakeVehicleRoutingProblemLayer_na(inNetworkDataset, outNALayerName, impedanceAttribute, distanceAttribute, timeUnits, distanceUnits, "USE_HIERARCHY", "TRUE_LINES_WITH_MEASURES")
    # outNALayer = arcpy.MakeVehicleRoutingProblemLayer_na(str(inNetworkDataset), outNALayerName, impedanceAttribute, distanceAttribute, timeUnits, distanceUnits, "", "", "Medium", "Medium", "ALLOW_UTURNS", "'4WD Road';'Pedestrian Walkway';'Pedestrian Ferry';TurnRestriction;OneWay", "USE_HIERARCHY", "", "TRUE_LINES_WITH_MEASURES")

    # Get the layer object from the result object to reference the VRP layer
    outNALayer = outNALayer.getOutput(0)

    # Get the names of all the sublayers within the VRP layer
    subLayerNames =

    #Stores the layer names that we'll use later
    ordersLayerName = subLayerNames["Orders"]
    depotsLayerName = subLayerNames["Depots"]
    routesLayerName = subLayerNames["Routes"]

    # Process: Add Trap Locations - Order - will want to alter the search_tolerance to match the 
    arcpy.AddLocations_na(outNALayer, ordersLayerName, inOrders, "Name FID #", searchTolerance, "", "'SDC Edge Source' SHAPE", "MATCH_TO_CLOSEST", "APPEND", "NO_SNAP", "5 Meters", "INCLUDE", "'SDC Edge Source' #")

    # Process: Add Locations - Depot
    arcpy.AddLocations_na(outNALayer, depotsLayerName, inDepots, "Name Name #", searchTolerance, "", "'SDC Edge Source' SHAPE", "MATCH_TO_CLOSEST", "APPEND", "NO_SNAP", "5 Meters", "INCLUDE", "'SDC Edge Source' #")

    # Process: Add Locations - Route
    arcpy.AddLocations_na(outNALayer, routesLayerName, inRoutes, "Name Name #;Description Description #;StartDepotName StartDepotName #;EndDepotName EndDepotName #;StartDepotServiceTime StartDepotServiceTime #;EndDepotServiceTime EndDepotServiceTime #;EarliestStartTime EarliestStartTime '8:00:00 AM';LatestStartTime LatestStartTime '10:00:00 AM';ArriveDepartDelay ArriveDepartDelay #;Capacities Capacities #;FixedCost FixedCost #;CostPerUnitTime CostPerUnitTime 1;CostPerUnitDistance CostPerUnitDistance 1;OvertimeStartTime OvertimeStartTime #;CostPerUnitOvertime CostPerUnitOvertime #;MaxOrderCount MaxOrderCount 30;MaxTotalTime MaxTotalTime #;MaxTotalTravelTime MaxTotalTravelTime #;MaxTotalDistance MaxTotalDistance #;SpecialtyNames SpecialtyNames #;AssignmentRule AssignmentRule 1", searchTolerance, "", "'SDC Edge Source' SHAPE", "MATCH_TO_CLOSEST", "APPEND", "NO_SNAP", "5 Meters", "INCLUDE", "'SDC Edge Source' #")

    # Process: Solve
    arcpy.Solve_na(outNALayer, "HALT", "TERMINATE", "") 
    print 'VRP complete'
    print 'Program failed.'    
    tb = sys.exc_info()[2]
    tbinfo = traceback.format_tb(tb)[0]
    pymsg = "PYTHON ERRORS:\nTraceback Info:\n" + tbinfo + "\nError Info:\n     " +        str(sys.exc_type) + ": " + str(sys.exc_value) + "\n"
    msgs = "ARCPY ERRORS:\n" + arcpy.GetMessages(2) + "\n"


    print msgs
    print pymsg
    print arcpy.GetMessages(1)