IDOT CADD & GIS Video Library
The IDOT CADD & GIS Support group has developed several walk through videos that are posted on the main IDOT YouTube. We will keep our CADD related videos separated from the other videos on Topic Specific playlists. Please feel free to Like and Share the page and/or playlists at the links below.
- Main IDOT YouTube page: https://youtube.com/user/IllinoisDOT
- Setup IDOTCAD CONNECTED Environment Playlist: Video Playlist Link
- Consultant Processing and Editing Survey Data in SS10 Playlist: Video Playlist Link
- Consultant Processing and Editing Survey Data in ORD Playlist: Video Playlist Link
- IDOTCAD General CONNECTED Platform Support Playlist: Video Playlist Link
IDOT CONNECTED CADD Environment
IDOT's CADD configuration for Bentley’s CONNECTED Platform of software. All district offices have been migrated to OpenRoads Designer (ORD 2022 R3) 10.12.2.4 for production. We have also released our OpenBridge Modeler (OBM 2022 R2) 10.12.1.83 in the same download. There are various central office bureaus and nine district offices throughout Illinois. Consultants should contact the appropriate Project Manager for project related information in conjunction to using ORD / OBM on any IDOT contract. Periodic updates will be posted on this page; we recommend you sign up for the CADD Support subscription service under "Stay Connected" 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 configuration.
This version of our CADD Environment (10.12.01) is a MAJOR REVISION TO THE IDOT_CONNECT ENVIRONMENT. Please review the “IDOTCAD_ORD Revision Hitstory.pdf” located in the IDOT_CONNECT\Documentation folder PRIOR to implementing this Environment.
- IDOT CONNECTED Environment zip: IDOTCAD CONNECTED Platform.zip updated 09/11/2023
- IDOT CONNECTED Environment Setup Document: 2023-09-11 IDOTCAD CONNECTED Environment Setup.pdf
- IDOT CONNECTED Environment Revision History: IDOTCAD_ORD Revision History.pdf Updated 09/11/2023
- Bentley OpenRoads Designer Training: 2023-03-29 Bentley Based OpenRoads Designer Roadway Training.pdf
- IDOT OpenRoads Designer SURVEY Training Workbook: IDOT ORD Survey Training.pdf
- IDOT OpenRoads Designer SURVEY Training Dataset and Workbook: IDOT ORD Survey Training.exe
IDOT CADD SS4 and SS10 Environment
IDOT's CADD configuration for PowerGEOPAK SS4 or MicroStation with GEOPAK Suite SS4. All district offices are currently using PowerGEOPAK version 08.11.09.878. There are various central office bureaus and nine district offices 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 under "Stay Connected" 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 configuration.
- IDOT CADD SS4 and SS10 zip: IDOTCAD_SS4 and SS10.zip February 14, 2023
- IDOT Training Manuals and Dataset zip: IDOTCAD_SS4_Training.zip March 31, 2016
Summary of Quantities
Summary of quantities spreadsheets with macros by letting.
IDOT provides Consultant firms and others working with IDOT access to our Project File Exchange datasource in ProjectWise via the Bentley CONNECTED Website. In order to access our File Exchange you will have to setup an account with Bentley at https:\connect.bentley.com utilizing your email address at your Firm or Organization FIRST. Once you have this account setup please visit our Registration site below to have your IDOT account created.
Once you have your Bentley Account created, please utilize the above site to request a ProjectWise account with your Firm or Organization email address. This MUST be the same email address that you used to setup your Bentley account. Once your account is created you will receive a notification email confirming setup. If you already have an account, you will receive a duplicate account notification. You only need one account for access, there is no need to make multiple requests.
Please use the above PDF to setup the connection to our File Exchange Datasource in your Bentley portal. This document is current as of August 19, 2021, but with website updates the process may change a little over time.
Questions or Issues
If you have any questions or issues with the above process or your IDOT ProjectWise account please contact DOT.CADD.GIS.Support@illinois.gov , we will get back to you as soon as we can.
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