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2014 Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) standards

The King County Road Services Division has developed a Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) Standards Manual  (4MB PDF) and CADD Engineering Drawings (see below) for use by CADD users in the division, as well as consultants who are working on projects for the division.

The CADD Standards Manual provides standards and guidelines in the creation of civil and structural engineering plans and documents of all construction projects for the division. The manual consists of four chapters and they are as follows:

Chapter 1 — Detailing Practice

  • Detailing Practice
  • Standard Office Practices

Chapter 2 — Project Files Template

  • Project Files Template
  • Folder Details for Sheet Placement

Chapter 3 Engineering Standards CADD File

  • Drawing Preparation Guide
  • Drawings Clean-Up
  • Electronic Filing and Document Control
  • File Name Conventions
  • Engineering Drawing File Name Examples
  • File Name Structures
  • AutoCAD Line Types
  • Plotted Line Weights
  • Revisions and Drawing Filing Procedures
  • Line Type Definitions
  • AutoCAD Entity Color Table
  • Lettering, Annotation, Text and Titles
  • Dimensioning
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Standard Layer names for Civil, Structural and Survey

Chapter 4 — Structure Detailing Standards

  • Lettering Guide 
  • Bridge Office Standard and Office Examples
  • Plan Sheets
  • Structural Steel

CADD Engineering Drawings available for download

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