Design a Road with AutoCAD Civil 3D

person icon Jeewana Nileena Meegahage

Design a Road with AutoCAD Civil 3D

Civil 3D for beginners and intermediate users

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Jeewana Nileena Meegahage

architecture icon AutoCAD Civil 3D,Design,Design Tools


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Course Description

In this course, you will learn how to design a road with AutoCAD Civil 3D software. We will learn Civil 3D with exercises through a project. In this way, anyone can understand the use of the software very clearly. Moreover, the way I teach can help you to re-visit the course at any point in the series.

The course content is as follows.

Understanding Civil 3D Interface

Understanding Object styles, Label Styles and Label sets

Open a New Drawing

Import Points

Set External Reference

Create Surface

Add Surface Boundary

Add Breaklines to Surface

Export Surface to LandXML

Open New Template and Import LandXML Surface

Create Alignment

Create Road Layout

Create Surface Profile and Profile View

Add Superelevation to Alignment

Create Final Profile

Set the Data Bands for Profile View

Create Assemblies

Create Corridor

Target Mapping

Split Corridor

Create Corridor Surface

Create Sample Lines and Section Views

Calculate Materials


What will you learn in this course:

  • Learn the use of Civil 3D software in road design
  • Tips, Tricks & shortcuts of Civil 3D software
  • Estimation of material quantities for road construction project
  • Design a road to follow AASHTO design guidelines


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD such as understanding of basic functions and commands.
  • Civil 3D version 2018 or newer to work with exercise files
  • Knowledge of highway engineering will be an added advantage
Design a Road with AutoCAD Civil 3D


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

1 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction to the Course 02:22 02:22
How to Use Exercise Files
1 Lectures
Design a Road with AutoCAD Civil 3D
23 Lectures
Exercise Files and Project Data
1 Lectures

Instructor Details

Jeewana Nileena Meegahage

Jeewana Nileena Meegahage

Design Engineer

I am a Highway Design Engineer in profession. I obtained my BSc. (Eng) Degree from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, and completed MSc. (Eng) Degree at the same university in the Highway Engineering field. AutoCAD Civil 3D is my passion and really love to help people with Civil 3D. Further, I am certified as an Expert Elite member of Autodesk.

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