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FDOT Civil 3D State Kit Trainer/Consultant

FDOT Civil 3D 2019 State Kit released Oct 1, 2018

The FDOT Civil 3D 2019 State Kit was released on October 1, 2018. At this time there is no Installation Guide nor Release Notes on the web site. You can find the Installation Guide after you install the State Kit at C:\FDOT2019.C3D\FDOT2019-Civil3DStateKit-InstallationGuide.pdf (ready, fire!, aim) Please refer to the FDOTC3D2018 MR3 post for installation instructions […]

Civil 3D for Project Managers

Your ability to view and navigate 3D models is essential to keeping up with technology. Your ability to verify the design specifications are met by the 3D model is very important. You do not need extensive CADD skills just the basic tools for navigation and checking dimensions, slopes, areas, and volumes. 3D models can help […]

FDOT Civil 3D 2018 State Kit – new release

The FDOT Civil 3D 2018 State Kit is now available (2017-12-22). You probably received this announcement from FDOT. FDOT2018 C3D 2018 & AutoCAD State Kit Release, (version 01.00.00) is now available. New release. Installation Guide and Download from: There are a few things you need to do to your existing installation of Civil 3D […]

Changes in the Design Manual Prompted by Florida’s Complete Streets

The Complete Streets initiative is the driving force behind changes to the Design Manual. The documented design practices needed many revisions in order to conform to the recommendations found in the Complete Streets Implementation Plan. Designers should take the time to become familiar with Complete Streets thought processes that will help you make better design […]

Would you, could you, on a Trail?

Enough Seuessing around…get your project funded and use the FDOT Civil 3D 2017 State Kit to plan it, design it, or build it. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is soliciting new proposals for funding Regional Trail System and Individual Trail projects through the Shared-Use Nonmotorized (SUN) Trail program for inclusion in the Tentative Five […]