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This post is a follow-up to The Cascaded Civil 3D Intersection post and video which itself was itself a follow up to the Stop That Civil 3D Wizard post and video. Somehow a chain of blog post seems very appropriate given the subject of related Intersections and Complex Corridors in AutoCAD Civil 3D.

Since the Intersection…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  intersection, alignment, profile, corridor, corridor surface, video

Folk complain that AutoCAD Civil 3D is not really user friendly about Site Design. The complaint is true if you insist that site design in Civil 3D should be like it was for years in Land Desktop. Unfortunately, about the only thing Civil 3D has in common with Land Desktop is it’s use of similar but historically deceptive Ribbon names such as Surface, Grading, Parcel, and Alignment.

You…

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In the previous post we talked about some basic issues with Corridor annotation if we rely on Surface Features to generate the annotation. I even proposed a new Surface Group Label that referenced all forms of horizontal control.

In early AutoCAD…

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The next InstantOn Basic 4 and Jump Kit 4 AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 contain some necessary Code Set Style and more integrated Description Key Set stuff that should have been there all along.

We consider ourselves to be the Civil 3D user pit crew. Insufferable mechanics we’re always messing with the Civil 3D machine and trying to get the most out of the parts we’re supplied…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  corridor, Code Set Styles, codes, corridor surface, surface, label

Lots of folks are interested in Lot Grading with Corridors. Me too.
If you have to do grading work in hilly areas or even in the great flat, corridors rock and roll with the punches. This is true for every release of AutoCAD Civil 3D since 2010.
I've covered the topic in various webinars in every release. See some here.

The May 2012 Implementation

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags  corridor, corridor surface, surface, grading