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Engineering Software

The Engineering Applications Support Team is the primary support contact for the following applications. If you need help with any of these programs, contact EAST  odot.east@odot.state.or.us or the Computer Support Desk at (503) 986-3800.

To request the installation of any of these programs, please visit our Engineering Installations web page.

Engineering Overlay

  • MicroStation V8i SS4 (Bentley Systems, Inc.) - ODOT's primary CAD application.
  • InRoads V8i SS2 (Bentley Systems, Inc.) - ODOT's primary roadway design application and includes modules for InRoads, Survey, and Storm & Sanitary. InRoads runs on the MicroStation platform.
  • Descartes (Bentley Systems, Inc.) - a CAD raster program that runs on the MicroStation platform.
  • AutoTURN (Transoft Solutions) - puts you firmly in control of analyzing and evaluating vehicle maneuvers for projects such as intersections, roundabouts, bus terminals, loading bays or any on or off-street projects that may involve access, clearance, and maneuverability checks. AutoTURN runs on the MicroStation platform.
  • GuidSIGN (Transoft Solutions) - automates the design of highway and roadway signs. GuidSIGN runs on the MicroStation platform.
  • MathcadPrime (by PTC) - used to perform, document, and share calculation and design work. Mathcad has a visual format and scratchpad interface which integrate standard mathematical notation, text, and graphs in a single worksheet.
  • Serval (by EAST/ODOT) - allows you to connect to another user's engineering personal server share (F:\ODOT_DATA\Projects), or to their PC share folder, without knowing which server they're on, or the computer name.

Software Center

  • CONNECTION Client (Bentley Systems, Inc) - software used to license Bentley CONNECT products.
  • Bentley View CONNECT (Bentley systems, Inc) - software used to review CAD files.
  • MicroStation CONNECT Edition (Bentley Systems, Inc) - Upgrade Project currently underway.
  • OpenRoads Designer CONNECT Edition (Bentley Systems, Inc) - Upgrade Project currently underway.


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