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Better software tools can certainly automate a lot of the drudgery in civil engineering design and survey tasks. That’s a good thing. That is often reason enough to buy and upgrade your Civil 3D. We are waiting for the Civil 3D 2020.1 Update after all.

Our intention to increase our reported speed to results in Civil 3D can directly get in the path of better results. Speed…

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There is no such thing as a nonlinear corridor in Civil 3D by definition. Is this then a mythic post?  Are we talking about Corridors of a Third Kind? Not really. In AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 we cannot create Alignments that connect back to themselves like the snake eating its tail or the famous dragon in Chinese myth. We have all seen dog that would chase his tail until exhausted. If you want to build…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags corridors, pond, parking lot, grading, alignment, offset aligment, widening