This is a pilot issue of journal CAD & GIS for roads. This issue deals with some key questions and problems of road industry, the modern computer-aided design systems for roads, their capabilities and prospects. The issue discusses such questions as circular intersections design, methods of repair design and pavement design. It gives a review of the new geodetic survey technology — mobile laser scanning. One of the articles contains a review of geographic information system for roads IndorRoad. The issues of cadaster and monitoring of production activities are also under discussion. A person of the issue is Denis Petrenko, the chief technology officer of IndorSoft.