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FDOT2018 Civil 3D State Kit MR6 released Jul 17, 2019

FDOT2018 C3D & AutoCAD State Kit MR Release, (version 01.06.00) is now available. This Maintenance Release contains file changes, new files and Application Enhancements that have occurred since FDOT2018 C3D & AutoCAD State Kit MR5 was released on 04/03/2019. The FDOT Civil 3D 2018 State Kit is on a quarterly release cycle for updates. Use […]

FDOT2019 Civil 3D Maintenance Release 3 released Jul 17, 2019

The FDOT Civil 3D 2019 State Kit was released on October 1, 2018. This is the third Maintenance Release for this product, however the description on the FDOT web site is incorrect and should read as follows: This is the install file for the third [Maintenance] release of the FDOT2019 Civil 3D State kit Software. […]

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 […]

FDOT Office of Design – Divisions   The Office of Design leads, guides and supports the design community to deliver innovative transportation solutions. Our Divisions are Production Support, Roadway Design, Structures Design and Surveying and Mapping. Production Support provides leadership, guidance and support for managing and delivering the design phase of projects. We assist designers, project managers, consultants and FDOT […]