Discipline CAD Files 

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QC Checklist

General (Civil)

General Project Startup

Level Name Tables

Model File Names: Survey and Mapping

  • Model File Names for Survey - Zip File includes all of the following: Survey.zip
  • Survey - Demolition Plan, survdemo.lvl
  • Survey - Survey and Mapping Plan, survplan.lvl
  • Survey - Elevations, survelev.lvl
  • Survey - Sections, survsect.lvl

Model File Names: Civil and Site

  • Model File Names for Civil/Site - Zip File includes all of the following: Civsite.zip
  • Civil - Demolition Plan, civdemo.lvl
  • Civil - Site, civsite.lvl
  • Civil - Grading Plan, civgrad.lvl
  • Civil - Transportation Site Plan, civtran.lvl
  • Civil - Airfield Plan, civair.lvl
  • Civil - Elevations, civelev.lvl
  • Civil - Sections, civsect.lvl
  • Civil - Details, civdetl.lvl

Sheet File Names

  • General Engineering Cover and Border Sheet Files - Zip File: Sheetgen.zip
  • Note: Reference files (xrefs) used by (Civil) General Engineering will use levels/layers in accordance with the discipline creating them.

Level Color and Weight Assignments

  • Albuquerque District plots by weight and not color as identified in our posted HPGL plot configuration files.

Text Descriptions and Use

  • Use only Font 1 for Civil plates.

Dimension Settings

Cell Libraries

  • Cell Libraries - Zip File includes all of the following: Gencl.zip
  • 3D Cells, civilsite.cdx and civilsite.cel
  • Survey Site Cells, civilsite.cdx and civilsite.cel
  • Standard Civil Cells, civilworks.cdx and civilworks.cel
  • Standard Military Cells, military.cdx and military.cel

MDL Commands/Tools