Public Works CADD Standards

We provide resources for following CADD (Computer-Aided Drafting and Design) standards while doing business with the City.

Overview

The City provides standards for making electronic plans (also called Computer-Aided Design, or CADD) for both internal users and consultants doing business with the City of Minneapolis.

Drawing of exterior wall on a laptop

Use these files to create CADD documents that follow the City of Minneapolis Public Works standards for engineering plans.

Goals


Project data can be shared easily between areas (bridge, sewer, street, traffic, and water) throughout the project design process.We provide these standards so that:

  • Your electronic files can be integrated in the design of City of Minneapolis Capital & Non-Capital Improvement Projects.

File types

CADD standards files are in MicroStation V8i (SELECT series 2) 08.11.07.443 and InRoads Group V8i (SELECT series 2) 08.11.07.566 file formats.

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Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

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Disclaimer notice

The City of Minneapolis Public Works Department makes the Bentley MicroStation and Bentley InRoads CADD standards files available on an "as is" basis. All warranties and representations of any kind with regard to said information is disclaimed, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use. Under no circumstances will the City of Minneapolis or any of its officers or employees be liable for any consequential, incidental, special or exemplary damages even if apprised of the likelihood of such damages occurring.

The City of Minneapolis does not warrant the information against deficiencies of any kind. The use of this information for work which is under contract with the City of Minneapolis does not relieve the contractor from any obligations assumed by the contract, or from complete and proper fulfillment of the terms of the contract, nor does it entitle the contractor compensation for damages or loss which could be attributed to such use. Contractors are put on notice that they must independently verify all information herein.

The information contained on this page is subject to updating by the Public Works Department. Anyone relying on it should satisfy themselves as to the most current version.

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