Update WisDOT Civil 3D desktop application
Last updated: 2022-12-08
Warning: The following instructions are for consultant installation and are not to be used to install on any internal WisDOT device.
WisDOT offers a single desktop application “Update WisDOT Civil 3D” to receive the latest Civil 3D standards package for WisDOT staff and consultant users.
All versions of the application after the Update WisDOT Civil 3D ver 2022.6.0.6 may be installed without the need to uninstall the previous version.
Legacy standards packages will still be available for version 2016 through a request to email@example.com
Warning: Autodesk Civil 3D is required to be fully installed, configured and initialized (opened once) prior to installing and running the Update WisDOT Civil 3D desktop app. If installed, Storm Sewer Analysis is also required to be initialized. The Update WisDOT Civil 3D desktop app does not install any Autodesk Civil 3D applications, updates, or extensions. The app deploys WisDOT standards files to be used when running Civil 3D.
Download the install file
Consultants can download the Update WisDOT Civil 3D desktop app Update WisDOT C3D_ver 20XX.x.x.x.msi from: https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/doing-bus/eng-consultants/cnslt-rsrces/tools/cad/civil-3d.aspx
Warning: All previous versions of WisDOT Updater and/or Downloader must be uninstalled prior to installing the Update WisDOT Civil 3D_ver 20XX.x.x.x.msi. The install will remove all files for all versions of Civil 3D that have been previously installed in C:\WisDOT\Stnd, except for the temp and users folders and all previous download packages in C:\WisDOT\Downloads.
What Civil 3D product versions does the Update WisDOT Civil 3D desktop app support?
Info: WisDOT recommends switching all projects to Civil 3D 2022 unless the project is using Civil 3D 2016.
The Update WisDOT Civil 3D desktop app currently supports updates the following Civil 3D versions:
Deployment and server installation options
For information on customized deployments of the Update WisDOT Civil 3D app contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
What to know about switching between starting Civil 3D with the WisDOT settings and starting with any other settings (Consultant) #what
Info: WisDOT has retired the Enable/Disable switch in the WisDOT Civil 3D Apps for all versions after Civil 3D 2016. The new process is built into the WisDOT plugin and functions during the Civil 3D startup.
How switching between WisDOT settings and other settings works #switch
The Civil 3D 202X WisDOT desktop shortcut launches Civil 3D using the WisDOT settings profile. The startup process verifies that the current profile is the WisDOT profile. If the current profile is the WisDOT profile, then the WisDOT workspace is loaded. If Civil 3D is launched with a different shortcut, the WisDOT settings profile is not current and the WisDOT workspace is not loaded.
When opening Civil 3D without using the WisDOT desktop icon
When opening Civil 3D without using the WisDOT desktop icon Civil 3D may show prompts requesting actions on running or not running WisDOT tools (dll). It is recommended that the user allows theC:\ProgramData\Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins\Wi24.1.bundle\Content\WisDOTExt2022.dll to always be loaded. This will allow the tool to recognize if Civil 3D was started using a different profile and it will then not load the WisDOT configuration and profile.