Standard Survey CADD Files and Documents

Revised: June 15, 2017

THE FILES BELOW ARE STRICTLY FOR SURVEY PERSONNEL ONLY.

The following files were developed for use by TDOT surveyors with Geopak and MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 2) software. Others may download and use at their own risk. No warranty is given.

All Microsoft Office documents are Office 2010 unless otherwise stated.

If you have any suggestions for modifications, please inform the Regional Survey Engineer closest to you or the Survey Coordinator.

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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
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
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
194 Kbytes 06/02/17
GPS2007.zip an Access 2007 database containing all GPS control point information. NOTE: FOR USE WITH ACCESS 2007
Download Location:
C:\Users\Public\Office Standards\Survey
14157 Kbytes 12/08/10

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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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DOCUMENTATION
Name Description Size Date
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 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
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
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
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
Email: TDOT.CADDSupport@tn.gov

This Page Last Updated: August 10, 2017 at 10:33 am