Location and Design Division

VDOT Software and License Program

Program Overview   
       
The Virginia Department of Transportation will provide Consulting firms, Contractors and Utility companies that have ACTIVE VDOT PROJECTS with the necessary software and licenses to develop Right of Way and Construction Plans.
 
Currently, the software utilized by the department for designing roadways is GEOPAK V8i (SELECTseries 10) and MicroStation V8i (SELECTseries 10). OpenRoads Designer (ORD) Connect Edition products will become available as projects are upgraded. In addition to the software and licensing VDOT furnishes, Workspaces, Cell Libraries, Resource Files, and an Online CADD manual. 
  
VDOT has an Enterprise License Subscription agreement with Bentley Systems which provides maintenance and licenses for MicroStation, OpenRoads/GEOPAK, and OpenRoads Designer (ORD) Connect Edition products. The CADD Support group provides technical support for these licensed software packages. The software and licensing is available for the duration of each individual active project contract and each license is valid for one year from date of issuance. 
 
All technical support, software and licensing issues must be routed to the CADD Support Helpdesk.     
    

The contract types below are eligible for Software License:

Consultant Design - (Only projects in the SYIP are eligible for software license)

Design Build - (Only projects in the SYIP are eligible for software license) & (Solicited Contracts only)

PPTA - (Only projects in the SYIP are eligible for software license) & (Solicited Contracts only)
 
Mega Projects - (Only projects in the SYIP are eligible for software license) & (Solicited Contracts only)
   
Urban Construction Initiative - (Only projects in the SYIP are eligible for software license)
 
Locally Administrated - (Only projects in the SYIP are eligible for software license)  

 

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Send your questions and comments to the CADD Support Helpdesk.  A trouble ticket will be created and you will get a return email with an assigned case number.

 

Page last modified: Oct. 15, 2020