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LAST UPDATED ON 11/19/2014

This web page provides a single source download location for the MassDOT Highway Division CAD Standards. The download includes the MassDOT Civil 3D Template, CAD Standard Documentation, and all support files necessary for the preparation of CAD files for highway projects.

The purpose of this CAD Standard is to standardize drawing information and improve electronic data sharing between disciplines within MassDOT and from consultants working for MassDOT.

All projects initiated after January 1, 2012 shall be created with and conform to the MassDOT Highway Division CAD Standards per Engineering Directive E-12-001.

To submit any questions or comments, or to be added to the Distribution List for notification of any updates to the CAD Standards send an email to:

Current MassDOT CAD Standards Revisions is a summary of modifications to the CAD Standard since the last release.

This latest release, r4.0, is provided for both AutoCAD Civil 3D 2012 and AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014. With this release, the current AutoCAD Civil 3D version for use on MassDOT Highway Division projects is 2014. Drawing files submitted using Civil 3D 2014 or earlier will be accepted.

R4.0 is the final release for all version 2012 MassDOT Civil 3D template and CAD Standard files. As of this release, only the current 2014 version of the drawing template and supporting files will be updated and released with improvements and additions, as they occur. Older versions will not be updated.

The files contained within this download package were released in November 2014 and supersede all previous versions of these files. All previous versions of these files should be deleted.

Complete CAD Standards Package Download

Complete set of all MassDOT Highway Division CAD Standards files:
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