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What's new in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018

New features enhance design and production efficiency and workflow collaboration.

  • Relative elevation feature lines

    Obtain feature lines from a surface or relative to a surface, so feature lines update with changes to the surface.

  • Dynamic offset profiles

    Create dynamic offset profiles using a default cross slope. Modify them by editing the profile properties.

  • Connected alignments

    Create a new dynamically linked alignment and profile that transitions between 2 intersecting alignments and their profiles.

  • Pipe sizing and analysis

    Resize pipes and reset inverts, and compute the energy and hydraulic grade lines according to HEC-22 2009 standards.

  • Plan and profile sheet generation

    Create plan/plan and profile/profile sheets by including multiple plan or profile views on a single sheet.

  • Enhanced

    Label property set data

    Add custom data to AutoCAD Civil 3D object labels by using property sets.

  • Enhanced

    Traverse editor

    Create points, lines, and curves representing traverse legs and sideshots using COGO input and editing tools.

  • Corridor overlap resolution (bowties)

    Resolve corridor bowties in daylighting conditions.

  • Enhanced | InfraWorks interoperability

    Use preliminary design models within AutoCAD Civil 3D.

  • Enhanced | Pressure pipe networks

    Swap pressure network pipes, fittings, and appurtenances with parts of another size or type.

More features

Civil design

  • Corridor design

    Tools for corridor modeling.

  • Extract corridor feature line workflow

    Easily extract multiple feature lines.

  • Advanced roundabout design

    Bring new roundabout designs into AutoCAD Civil 3D.

  • Rail track layout

    Streamline the layout of rail tracks.

  • Point clouds

    Use and display point cloud data.

  • Surface creation from point cloud data

    Create TIN surfaces from point cloud data.

  • Surface modeling

    Use tools to create dynamic surfaces.

  • Grading

    Terrain models for grading.

  • Parcel design

    Automated parcel design tools.

  • Gravity pipe networks

    Tools for sanitary and storm drainage systems.

  • Geotechnical modeling

    Tools to help you better plan, visualize, and model geotechnical data.

Drafting and documentation

  • Property set definition

    Create and use data for any drawing object.

  • Property data to corridor solids

    Automate data and information changes.

  • Construction documentation

    Generate annotated production plans.

Visualization and analysis

  • Geospatial analysis

    Advanced mapping and analysis functionality.

  • Storm and Sanitary Analysis software

    Dynamic models enable stormwater management.

  • Analyze gravity networks

    Measure pipes and inverts to HEC-22 2009 standards.

  • Model analysis

    Dynamic QTO and earthwork calculations.

  • Visual analysis

    Better understand civil designs with visualization.


  • Corridor data shortcut (DREF)

    Create and share data shortcuts for corridors.

  • Cache DREF surface

    Cache terrain surfaces to share AutoCAD Civil 3D drawings more broadly.

  • Streamlined reference creation

    Add DREFs via simple drag-and-drop operations.

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D with Navisworks

    Gain better predictability.

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D with Revit

    Enhance structural and civil design collaboration.

  • 3ds Max interoperability

    Create professional-quality visualizations.

  • IFC import and export

    Import and export AutoCAD solids to IFC files.