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Current Requirements: The Department CADD configuration is running on Windows 7 platform with versions of MicroStation version and GEOPAK version There are 760 CADD seats located in various central office bureaus and 9 district office sites throughout Illinois. Consultants should contact the appropriate District Project Manager for project related information in conjunction to using MicroStation and GEOPAK on any IDOT contract. Periodic updates will be posted on this page; we recommend you sign up for the CADD Support subscription service to be notified of updates to the CADD downloads. Please review the documents and text files included in each folder for historical details or modifications to programs and configuration files.

Notice of Disclaimer: The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) offers the files, documents, and applications from this web page on an “as is” basis. All warranties and representations of any kind with regard to any download file are disclaimed, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use. Under no circumstance will IDOT or any of its employees be liable for any consequential, incidental, special or exemplary damages even if apprised of the likelihood of such damages occurring. IDOT does not warrant the files, applications or documents against deficiencies of any kind. The use of any of the documents, files or applications for work which is under contract with IDOT, does not relieve the consultant or contractor from any obligations assumed by the contract, or from complete and proper fulfillment of the terms of the contract, nor does it entitle the consultant or contractor to compensation for damages or loss which could be attributed to such use.

CADD Downloads:

  • IDOT CADD current configuration executable – IDOTCAD_V2011.exe effective July 7, 2014

NOTE: The entire IDOT workspace for both roadways and structures is included in the above file. Individual bridge cell libraries are also available on the Bridges and Structures support page, but all are included in IDOTCAD_V2011.exe.

Links to Project related CADD information:

Beginning June 11, 2014 IDOT will use a new process to register consultants to share project files through ProjectWise The currently published login and password will be disabled on this date. The old FTP server will remain available until July 16, 2014 during this transition. Please contact the District whom you are working with for additional information.

  • IDOT ProjectWise WEB client provides access to PWIDOT datasource. If you do not have a log in for ProjectWise, click here to register. For file upload or download instructions, click here. NOTE: The version of ProjectWise Web Server that the Department is currently running is documented to work with Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8.

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