M.5.4 Updating the DDE

This Module is for users/consultants that have manually installed the DDE. CTDOT Employees that are connected to the Network do not need to update the DDE as this is done by AEC Applications.

Sign up for E-News Alerts

CTDOT E-News Alerts will notify users when an update to the DDE has been posted.

1. Click here to subscribe to receive updates from the Connecticut Department of Transportation


2. Enter your Name and Email.  Continue to the middle section and check off all the updates you would like to receive. For DDE updates be sure to check off Yes, I’d like to receive Engineering Application CAD Updates.


3. Scroll to the bottom and click the Subscribe button.


E-News Alerts

Update the DDE

1. Browse to the posted Zip and download it. CTDOT CONNECT DDE Website

Posted DDE Zip File

2. Double click on the Zip file to see the folders.


4. Select the CT_Configuration folder and copy to replace the previous install.


Zip File Download to update DDE

5. Double click on the CT_Projects folder. Select the CT_Workset (CTDOT’s Template WorkSet) folder and corresponding files, right click and select Copy.  Paste and replace in the installed location.

Template WorkSet Replacement