The CADD Office provides publications that will allow the Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) civil engineering community to stay informed of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) CADD policies, procedures and standards, customer support, and the latest updates.


CADD Manual
In Reference to the Plans Preparation Manual (FDM)
The CADD Manual in reference to the FDOT Design Manual (FDM) addresses the requirement to utilize Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) for production and delivery of digital project data for the Florida Department of Transportation (Department).

This manual establishes minimum CADD standards in reference to the FDOT Design Manual (FDM) to ensure a consistent, predicable and repeatable CADD data set for Department’s projects.

This manual is to be used by all personnel in conjunction with the current CADD Software for producing projects utilizing CADD for the Department. It is to be referenced in contracts requiring engineering plans and 3D Models preparation utilizing CADD.

This manual affects all offices of the Department and all consultants, contractors and others who utilize CADD applications.
CADD Manual Archives
CADD Manual Archives for the past 10 years.
Office of Design Documents and Publication links for Office of Design, Roadway Design, Production Support, and Structures Design, such as (but not limited to): Bulletins, Standard Plans, Design Standards, FDOT Design Manual (FDM), Plans Preparation Manual (PPM), Project Management Handbook, Standard Scope of Services and Staff Hour Estimation Guidelines and Structures Manual, etc.

Design Quantities and Estimates

Basis of Estimates and Master Pay Items List.