Advertised Electronic Plans Frequently Asked Questions


How do I get to the Falcon Web Site for Advertised Electronic Plans?

    
Click Here    Advertisement WebPage  
        
Click Here    Falcon Web Site
The web address for the Falcon Web Site has changed to:
http://falcon.virginiadot.org/falcon/falconweb.htm it is reflected in the link above.
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How do I create a search to find the files I need?
Creating a Search - Follow Steps 1 through 3 Below:
Step 1
Step 2
  • Select which "Types of Files" you need
  • If "final submission" is selected, you will receive a list of all CADD software related files (ex. MicroStation, IGrds, CAiCE, GEOPAK & Reports)
  • If "pre award revision" is selected, you will receive a list of only the CADD software related files that have been revised since Advertisement
  • If "tif files" is selected, you will receive the complete plan assembly list of the Official Tif Files
Step 3
  • Click on Submit Search
    From there you can view & download the files as needed.
 

How do I know if I need access to Falcon?  
Beginning with the April 13, 2004 Advertisement, in order to view/download electronic plans for specific projects, All Contractors & Suppliers who view online plans will need access.  Each employee of the firm who will be using the Falcon Web Site will need an individual login and password.
                       
 

How long does it take to get access?                 
You may request access Monday through Friday. It takes one or two days to get a response to your request.  You may E-mail or FAX your form to (804) 786-5157.                    
                                              
 

How will I be notified when I have been given a logon and password to the Falcon Web Site?                 
Your logon and password will be e-mailed to you as soon as your request has been completed. If two or more employees use the same e-mail address, their logon and password will be mailed to them. If this is the case, the firm will receive an e-mail stating their logon and passwords will be mailed to them.  
                               
                                        
 

What type of files are available on the Advertised Electronic Plans Web Site?
  • CADD software related files (ex. MicroStation, IGrds, CAiCE, GEOPAK & Reports)
  • Pre Award Revisions
  • Official Plan Assembly (Tif file format)
                                                        
MicroStation or Bentley Redline is required to open MicroStation (.dgn files).                       
Please call the Location and Design Division Customer Service Desk at (888)683-0345 to get a copy of the software.   
                                       
 
                

Where can I get the Access Forms?
You can acquire access by completing the request and security Access Forms and faxing the forms to (804)786-5157          

  
              
                     
If you experience problems accessing the content or need help send your questions to the Location and Design Helpdesk.

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