Standard Design CADD Files and Documents

Revised: September 21, 2017

The standard files provided below were developed for use with MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 2) version 8.11.07.443 and other software by TDOT designers.  Others may download and use at their own risk.  No warranty is given. All files are self-extracting archives unless otherwise noted.

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*By default, the PowerArchiver Self-Extractor window will be set to the Download Location indicated with the file descriptions. In most cases, this will be where the files need to go. If you are not sure, use Windows Explorer, etc. to find these locations. If they are on a different drive or folder, you will need to set the download locations. NOTE: On Windows 7 systems, you must be an Administrator to download the configuration files which are placed in the software folders. These default locations are based on the following software and standards folders.

  MicroStation   C:\Program Files (x86)\Bentley\MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries)  
  TDOT MicroStation Standards   C:\Users\Public\MicroStation Standards  
  Geopak   Location of software does not matter  
  TDOT Geopak Standards   C:\Users\Public\Geopak Standards  
  Office   Location of software does not matter  
  TDOT Office Standards   C:\Users\Public\Office Standards  
  Interplot   C:\Program Files (x86)\ProjectWise InterPlot Organizer  
  Iplot   C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\InterPlot\IPLOT  
  TDOT InterPlot Standards   C:\Users\Public\InterPlot Standards  
  AutoTrack   Location of software does not matter  
  AutoTrack Standard Tennessee Design Vehicle Library   C:\Users\Public\Documents\AutoTrack\Library  

 

MICROSTATION
For MicroStation version 08.11.07.443
Name Description Size Date
EngCell.zip English cell files.
Download Location: 
C:\Users\Public\MicroStation Standards\cell
4231 Kbytes 06/01/17
Data.zip Color table and level mapping\conversion files.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\MicroStation Standards\data
40 Kbytes 06/01/17
Dgnlib.zip Design File Level library and on the fly level mapping file.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\MicroStation Standards\dgnlib
110 Kbytes 06/01/17
Image.zip JPEG image files created from MicroStation standard cells.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\MicroStation Standards\image
1601 Kbytes 06/01/17
Pltcfg.zip Plot configuration driver files for use with MicroStation Print.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\MicroStation Standards\pltcfg
83 Kbytes 06/27/16
Seed.zip MicroStation DGN seed files.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\MicroStation Standards\seed
2950 Kbytes 06/01/17
Symb.zip Font and custom line style resource files.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\MicroStation Standards\symb
995 Kbytes 06/01/17
TDOT interface.zip MicroStation interface file.
Download Location:
C:\ProgramData\Bentley\MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries)\WorkSpace\Interfaces\MicroStation\tdot
105 Kbytes 06/01/17
TDOTcfg.zip MicroStation configuration variable file for TDOT projects.
You must be an Administratior to download this file to the default location listed below.
Save executable file to hard drive and then "Run as Administrator".
If software is not loaded in drives and directories as listed with the Download Instructions above it will be necessary to edit the locations specified in this file.
Download Location:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Bentley\MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries)\MicroStation\config\appl
35 Kbytes 06/01/17
VBA.zip MicroStation visual basic application program files.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\MicroStation Standards\vba
 7655 Kbytes 06/01/17

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GEOPAK
For Geopak version 08.11.07.615
Name Description Size Date
Geopak Standards.zip Includes D&C manager DDB file, labeler style files, DTM display preference files, superelevation control files, spiral curve design tables,vertical curve Kvalue tables, plan and cross section sheet libraries. Also includes standard drainage files; library, project template, profile preference file and report format files.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Geopak Standards
885 Kbytes 06/01/17
TDOTSMDFeatures.zip Includes feature table SMD file, SMD feature codes document.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Geopak Standards
162 Kbytes 06/01/17
Criteria.zip Includes criteria files, typical section cell library and Write document description files for proposed cross section development.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Geopak Standards\Criteria
1319 Kbytes 06/01/17
3PC.zip 3PC (three port criteria) files for use with the D&C manager DDB file.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Geopak Standards\3PC
152 Kbytes 06/01/17
Const Criteria.zip Special Geopak criteria files used by Construction personnel to generate proposed cross sections.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Geopak Standards\ConstCriteria
60 Kbytes 06/01/17

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OFFICE
For Office 2010
Name Description Size Date
DDocs.zip Word & Excel document template files for standard Roadway Design Division correspondence.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Office Standards\TDOT Letters
1958  Kbytes 06/01/17
2ndSheets.zip 2nd sheet templates for Word & Excel
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Office Standards\TDOT 2nd Sheets
1050 Kbytes 08/31/17
RoadwayItemList.zip This file is required for the "Estimated Roadway Quantities.xltm" quantity block. File must be saved to directory location listed below.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Office Standards\TDOT 2nd Sheets
123  Kbytes 08/31/17
EnglishTab.zip Excel English tabulated quantity block templates.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Office Standards\TDOT English Tab Quantities
1045 Kbytes 06/02/17
English Survey & Design Manday Form version 2.25.xltm Survey & Design combined Excel spreadsheet for manday estimates for contracted engineering services (Version 2.24). This Form will be effective from October 1, 2015 until otherwise noted.
Download Location:
none specified
  186  Kbytes 01/03/13
ROWAcqTable.zip Excel English R.O.W. Acquisition Table templates.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Office Standards\Survey
194Kbytes 06/02/17

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SURVEY STANDARD FILES
For TDOT personnel only, others should not download.
Name Description Size Date
SDocs.zip A collection of Excel and Word 2010 documents used for correspondence. Includes Survey Contact Letter and R.O.W. Acquisition Table Creator, Weekly Progress Report, Property Owner Contact Forms, Survey Check Lists, Letterhead templates.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Office Standards\Survey
2049 Kbytes 06/01/17

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AERIAL SURVEY
For aerial survey users only, others should not download.
Name Description Size Date
ASFeatureTable.zip Feature database used with Intergraph ISFC and ISDC software which is set up for 50 scale, English application.
Download Location:
E:\TDOT Specs\feature tables
375 Kbytes 06/01/17
ASdata.zip Special MicroStation color table which includes alternate color settings for use during photogrametry compilation in conjunction with aerial photography.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\MicroStation Standards\data
33 Kbytes 06/01/17
ASseed.zip MicroStation DGN seed file.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\MicroStation Standards\seed
75 Kbytes 06/01/17
AScameraDigital.zip File used for calibration of the Microsoft/Vexcel UXC large format digital aerial photography camera.
Download Location:
E:\TDOT Specs\ISPM Cameras
34 Kbytes 06/01/17

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IPLOT
For Projectwise Interplot Organizer version 08.11.07.420
Name Description Size Date
Design Scripts.zip Design script pen tables used to control line widths, data inserts, area fills.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\InterPlot Standards\Design Scripts
89 Kbytes 06/01/17
IplotResrc.zip Includes area pattern libraries for 400, 600 dpi plotters and style library for MicroStation line codes 0-7 & dot pattern on sheet profile grids.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\InterPlot Standards\resrc
181 Kbytes 06/01/17
IplotCFG.zip TDOT Iplot configuration variable files.
You must be an Administratior to download this file to the default location listed below.
Save executable file to hard drive and then "Run as Administrator".
This includes the file iplot.cfg which contains the definition for plot files to be placed in folder C:\Temp.
Download Location:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\InterPlot\IPLOT\config
47 Kbytes 06/01/17
IpCFG.zip TDOT Interplot configuration variable file.
You must be an Administratior to download this file to the default location listed below.
Save executable file to hard drive and then "Run as Administrator".
Download Location:
C:\Program Files (x86)\ProjectWise InterPlot Organizer\config
40 Kbytes 06/01/17
Settings.zip Plot Queue settings files for use with Iplot and InterPlot Organizer. Plot queue names must be set before using.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\InterPlot Standards\Settings
78 Kbytes 06/01/17

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AUTOTRACK
Name Description Size Date
TDOTDesignVehicleLibrary.zip Design vehicle library, US_Tennessee.ATL, based on the AASHTO Geometric Design of Highways and Streets (2001, 2004 & 2011 versions) which only includes vehicles which are applicable in Tennessee.
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Documents\AutoTrack\Library
65 Kbytes 06/01/17

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DOCUMENTATION
Name Description Size Date
Creating PDF Files from Microstation DGN Files.pdf T.D.O.T. Design Division personnel have two methods available to them for producing PDF files from plan sheets in MicroStation. Both of these are described in this document. The recommended method is with InterPlot Organizer, which is used for batch plotting and generating PDF plan sets. They can also use MicroStation Print to produce individual sheet PDF files.
Download Location:
none specified
1581 Kbytes 02/02/17
TDOT Public Hearing Plot Doc.pdf This is for TDOT personnel only and is to be used with the HP Designjet T1300 Series Color Printer
Download Location:
none specified
719 Kbytes 02/02/17
New Title Sheet The new Title Sheet is a seed file now and not a cell file. It is an all in one sheet for the life of the project. There is no need to have a different Title Sheets for different phases of the project. This new Title Sheet will standardize where everything is located on the sheet and how they look.
Download Location:
none specified
  61.9  Kbytes   09/21/17
Recommended Plotting Workflow Procedures This document provides instructions for a new plotting workflow for full size design files when using Projectwise Interplot Organizer and IPLOT within MicroStation to match current needs and standards.
Download Location:
none specified
  9.49  Kbytes   07/08/16
CADDV8.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing documentation for T.D.O.T. Roadway Design Division CADD standards.
Download Location:
none specified
  2603  Kbytes   05/01/14
TDOT Roadway Design Division Programs.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing description and workflow documentation for special programs used to access cells, produce graphic displays or to perform special functions. These include Geopak 3PC and MicroStation VBA programs. All programs can be accessed from Geopak's Design & Computation Manager. When running the T.D.O.T. Roadway Design Division interface most of them can be accessed from the TDOT drop down menu.
Download Location:
none specified
 40455  Kbytes   05/01/14
MicroStation V8i Course Manual.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing the T.D.O.T. Roadway Design Division MicroStation V8 Course Manual used in our customized training class.
Class Files.zip (1303 Kbytes)
Download Location:
none specified
 15854  Kbytes 06/01/17
TDOT GEOPAK Road Course Guide.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing the T.D.O.T. Roadway Design Division GEOPAK Road Course Guide used in our customized training class.
Class Files.zip (4033 Kbytes)
Download Location:
none specified
 48802  Kbytes 06/01/17
TDOT Geopak Survey Training Manual.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing the T.D.O.T. Roadway Design Division GEOPAK Survey Training Manual.
Class Files.zip (2974 Kbytes)
Download Location:
none specified
 19814  Kbytes  06/15/17
GEOPAK Drainage V8i Course Manual.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing the T.D.O.T. Roadway Design Division Geopak Drainage Course Guide used in our customized training class.
Class Files.zip (3402 Kbytes)
Download Location:
none specified
 26974  Kbytes 06/01/17
Introduction to V8i on Windows 7.pdf Acrobat pdf document of the course guide for the Introduction to V8i on Windows 7 seminar series presented by the Roadway Design Division in April, May & June of 2013.
Download Location:
none specified
 7348  Kbytes   08/14/13
2nd SheetsV8.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing documentation for development of 2nd sheets (index & standard drawings, general notes, estimated roadway quantities & tabulated quantities) and other plan sheets using MicroStation V8i and Office 2010
Download Location:
none specified
 15774  Kbytes  11/20/13
ROW Acq Tables.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing documentation for development of R.O.W. Acquisition Tables using MicroStation V8i and Office 2010.
Download Location:
none specified
 3166  Kbytes  10/04/12
InterPlot Organizer V8.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing work flow for batch plotting MicroStation DGN files using InterPlot Organizer.
Download Location:
none specified
 663  Kbytes   02/01/13
Creating PDFs from DGNs.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing work flow for generation of PDF files from MicroStation V8i DGN files using InterPlot Organizer and MicroStation Print.
Download Location:
none specified
 1658  Kbytes  10/10/12
Adding Plan Phase Stamps as a Watermark in PDF Plan Sets.pdf Acrobat pdf document which illustrates the work flow used to add plan phase stamp image files to PDF plan sets as a watermark using Adobe Acrobat.
Download Location:
none specified
 431  Kbytes 11/20/13
Digital Signature Certification Workflow.pdf Acrobat pdf document which illustrates the work flow used to add certified digital signatures to PDF plan sets using Adobe Acrobat.
PDF_Renamer.exe (11 Kbytes)
(Program which can be used to rename individual sheet PDF files to keep them in numerical order for addition to a PDF portfolio.)
Download Location:
none specified
 596  Kbytes 11/18/11
TDOT SURVEY SMD V8i FEATURE CODES.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing listing of Geopak SMD codes used by Survey.
Download Location:
none specified
 114  Kbytes 11/19/13
Proposed ROW.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing work flow for setting, storing and producing plan graphics for proposed R.O.W. on T.D.O.T. projects using MicroStation & Geopak.
Download Location:
none specified
 4539  Kbytes   02/20/09
Pvt Dr Profiles.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing work flow for producing private drive profiles using Geopak's cross section tools.
Download Location:
none specified
 1066  Kbytes   03/15/06
Line of Sight Investigations.pdf Acrobat pdf document which describes two methods for checking the line of sight at intersections using Geopak.
Download Location:
none specified
 928  Kbytes   06/25/09
State Plane Coordinates to LatLong.pdf Acrobat pdf document describing procedure to convert a state plane coordinate value to latitude & longitude using Geopak. This is required data for entry on the project data worksheet of Excel estimated roadway quantities file.
Download Location:
none specified
 221  Kbytes  12/03/12
TDOT Geopak Drainage Nodes.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing all T.D.O.T. Geopak drainage nodes with control values for use with Geopak Drainage.
Download Location:
none specified
 166  Kbytes   07/02/13
Land Use DGN Creation.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing work flow for producing a MicroStation DGN file with land use definitions for use with Geopak Drainage.
Download Location:
none specified
 388  Kbytes   05/14/14
TIN Surface From DEM.pdf Acrobat pdf document which provides a step by step process on using USGS 7.5-minute topographic maps and 10 meter DEM (digital elevation model) data to produce a Geopak digital terrain model or TIN file for use in generating cross-sections and profiles for a roadway corridor.
Download Location:
none specified
 1291  Kbytes  05/19/14
TDOT Roadway Design Division V8 Configurations for Consultant CADD Managers.pdf Acrobat pdf document for use as a guide for consultant CADD managers or IT personnel when setting up configurations for their personnel to apply T.D.O.T. Roadway Design Division standard files on their local computer systems.
Download Location:
none specified
 99  Kbytes 11/20/13
Title Sheet Map.pdf Acrobat pdf document describing procedure to set up the location map on a title sheet using T.D.O.T. Roadway Design Division maps with MicroStation.
Download Location:
none specified
 249 Kbytes 02/09/17
Location Maps.pdf Acrobat pdf document describing procedure to set up 8.5x11 location or vicinity maps for public hearing notices or Hydraulic permit submittal's using T.D.O.T. Roadway Design Division maps with MicroStation.
Download Location:
none specified
 91  Kbytes 11/06/13
NPDES and Water Quality Permits.pdf Acrobat pdf document with power point slides from the NPDES and Water Quality Permits Training Class presented by T.D.O.T. Environmental Division for Design personnel.
Download Location:
none specified
 28700  Kbytes 02/03/12
FileNet User Guide for Design.pdf Acrobat pdf document which contains the workflows for using FileNet with instructions on starting, logging in, searching for files, loading files and file property editing.
This file is for TDOT personnel only. Others should not download.
Download Location:
none specified
 788  Kbytes 09/19/11
Geopak Legal Description Libraries.pdf Acrobat pdf document containing an overview of working on Geopak legal description libraries so that they can be customized for each T.D.O.T. Regional R.O.W. office's needs.
This file is for TDOT personnel only. Others should not download.
Download Location:
none specified
 26974  Kbytes 04/29/14
Using MrSID Image Files in MicroStation.pdf Acrobat pdf document describing the use of aerial photography saved in the MrSID raster image format with MicroStation for project overlays.
This file is for TDOT personnel only. Others should not download.
Download Location:
none specified
 2272  Kbytes 11/09/12

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Contact Information
CADD Support
James K. Polk Building, Suite 1300
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1402
Phone: 615.741.4482
615.335.8789
Email: TDOT.CADDSupport@tn.gov

This Page Last Updated: September 21, 2017 at 10:16 am