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The latest and greatest AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018.1 Update includes new Rehab Corridor tools. There many city, county, and township road departments that employ the Framework for Civil 3D. I get questions about the new Rehab Corridor tools for good reason. Maintenance rehab projects are so common and such…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags rehab, corridors, Civil 3D 2018, Update, design, alignment, survey, survey db, figure, video

Last time we talked about the Neglected Features in Civil 3D. If we are going to learn to employ Intersections and Survey Dbs successfully for Better Information Management Execution (BIME), we are going to smash face first into the AutoCAD Civil 3D Design Control Manager- aka the Alignment. No…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags design control, alignment, iPOD, implementation, video, deliverables

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 introduces the capability of slope-controlled Offset Profile children based on their Offset Alignment parents. The new Civil 3D 2018 function also supports automatic slope transitions between regions within the Offset Profile from the new Offset Parameters tab in the Offset Profile box. People want to know…

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We took an initial and considerate peek at some uses for Connected Alignments in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 in an earlier post. The Connected Alignment provides us with the mechanics to create manage the Curb Return interconnections of two Alignments and their Profiles. We get both horizontal and vertical control between Offset Alignments in any two intersecting Alignment…

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Productivity is all about our time. In AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 we get both a new DWG format and a new deeper Feature definition of Civil 3D’s powerful Design Control Manager – the Alignment.

The Civil 3D 2018 Alignment and the surrounding design paradigm definitely got an upgrade. Our exploration of the updated 2018 Alignment Feature and the new possible mechanics will certainly…

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