TA Roads Planner

TA Roads Planner

Win32 and 64, English

TA Solutions
Easily create and edit road sections and draw roads with dimensions in Autodesk® AutoCAD® with TA Roads Planner.

General Usage Instructions

Install TA Roads Planner: Download and install the plugin from the Autodesk App Store.

Access the Plugin: Within AutoCAD, locate the "TA Roads Planner" panel in the "TA Solutions" tab.

Start Creating: Click the "Road Section Editor" button and define your road parameters visually.

Refine and Edit: Use the intuitive tools to adjust lane widths, add shoulders, and customize your road design.

Share and Export: Export your road sections for collaboration or import existing sections for further editing.

Draw Roads: Select the road section and the centerline polylines to draw the roads using the selection section parameters.

Draw Intersection: Draw an intersection for the created roads with customizable parameters.

Dimensioning: Add dimensions to your roads.

Draw Typical Cross Sections: Draw AutoCAD road's typical section with the selection of road sections from the library.

Edit Theme: Edit plugin theme including mode (Dark - Light) and customizable primary color.

Help File: For detailed information on how to use the plugin please check out the help file.


Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Create and edit road sections with a visual interface


Export road sections library to a ".tarp" format that can be understood by the app


Import road sections library using a ".tarp" file.


Draw roads by selecting road section, and the polylines that represents the centelines of the roads with the option to add dimensions to the created roads


This command allows you to select roads sections from the library to be drawn as roads typical cross sections


This command allows you to switch the overall color scheme of the software interface


Opens the help file


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from the Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.  You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10/11) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues


Author/Company Information

TA Solutions

Support Information

You can contact me for support via email.

Email: tarekahmed136@gmail.com

Version History

Version Number Version Description


This update brings exciting new features and enhancements to TA Roads Planner, designed to streamline your road design workflow and empower you with greater control. Enhanced Road Section Editor: Define individual widths and slopes for each road component (lanes, shoulders, medians) on both the left and right sides for comprehensive and adaptable road section design. New Feature: Automatic Intersection Creation: Generate intersections between roads directly within the plugin, saving you time and simplifying the design process. New Feature: Automatic AutoCAD Road Section Generation: Effortlessly generate typical AutoCAD road cross sections by leveraging your user-created library. Standardize designs and focus on project-specific modifications. Theme Editor for Personalized Experience: • Light or Dark Mode: Choose between light and dark themes for a user-friendly experience that suits your preference and potentially reduces eye strain. • Customizable Primary Color: Select your preferred primary color from a pre-defined list or enter specific RGB values to personalize the application's look and feel.


We've completed a comprehensive overhaul of the app to offer a more practical solution. Here are the key updates, including a new feature: Roads Section Editor (New): Introducing the Roads Section Editor, simplifying the creation and editing of road sections. This feature provides an intuitive interface for defining parameters such as lanes, shoulders, medians, right-of-way, and now, adding dimensions to the created roads. Export and Import Sections (New): The newly added export and import features enhance the efficiency of managing your road section library. Collaboration is made easier by storing and transferring road sections between devices using the ".tarp" file format. Create Roads: Version 2.0 of Create Roads expands your capabilities. Explore additional road section options, dynamically preview them, and fine-tune layers and dimensions with improved precision. The tool now guides you through the road creation process, ensuring accuracy, ease of use, and the ability to add dimensions to the created roads.


Initial release.
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