LaDOTD CAD Standards

Altiva Software is a partner of Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LaDOTD) and provides this website to deliver the required CADconform software and accompanying AutoCAD and MicroStation resource files along with information about meeting the standards for LaDOTD electronic plans.

Information for LADOTD CADD Standards
Document Platforms Type
Download iconLaDOTD Software Requirements AutoCAD &
Download iconLaDOTD_CAD Standards Help AutoCAD &

Note: The CADconform software requires license keys to be functional. Please contact Altiva Software or phone at (281) 295-2250 to purchase the required software license keys.

LaDOTD requires the use of MicroStation V8 XM-V8i(SELECTseries) or AutoCAD R2008-2012, so the CADconform downloads below are specifically for those versions.

Downloads for ProjectWise Users
Installer Compatible with
Download iconLaDOTD ProjectWise Customization (NEW) ProjectWise Explorer V8i (SELECTseries 4)

Downloads for AutoCAD Users
Installer Compatible with Information
Download iconCADconform Software AutoCAD CADconform Basic PDF
Download iconAutoCAD Resources
 -   All Disciplines (Updated December 2, 2014)
Important notes for DWG to DGN conversions
AutoCAD Resources Update Log
Resource Files Basics ACAD PDF

Downloads for MicroStation Users
Installer Compatible with Information
Download iconCADconform Software MicroStation CADconform Basic PDF
Download iconMicroStation Resources
 -   All Disciplines (Updated Nov 18, 2015)
MicroStation Workspace Update Log
MicroStation V8 XM
     V8i (SELECTseries)
Resource Files Basics MSTA PDF

Additional Resources
Download Type
Download iconSurvey Feature Code Guide (NEW) PDF

Site Plan Example Video

Note: You can play/pause, jump through the video, and switch to full screen via the video player controls. You can also download the MP4 directly here.