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The Michigan Engineers' Resource Library (MERL) is a software suite that helps transportation engineers create road and bridge project estimates, enter and analyze bids for local jobs, and track daily postings and payment estimates. In addition, MERL provides access to various Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) resource documents. MERL was created by the Center for Technology & Training (CTT) at Michigan Technological University. (Read more)

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MERL 5.3.5 Update Available

Thursday, June 9, 2016

The update to MERL 5.3.5 is now available for download. The update and the complete list of changes for MERL 5.3.5 are available at MERL Downloads

Changes in this release include fixes to report printing and saving estimates in the Project Estimator.



MERL 5.3.4 Update Available

Monday, June 6, 2016

The update to MERL 5.3.4 is now available for download. The update and the complete list of changes for MERL 5.3.4 are available at MERL Downloads

Changes in this release include 2012 Pay Item average unit prices through March 2016, updated 2012 Pay Item Codes list, and vendor list updates.



Updates to Pay Items, Average Unit Price, and Vendor Lists

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Updates are available for download in MERL for Pay Items, Average Unit Price, and Vendor lists. The download is accessible from within MERL version 5.3.0 or greater. To access the downloads, MERL customers can choose the Tools option within the main menu, and then choose Check for Lookup Updates. Customers using MERL versions earlier than 5.3.0 are advised to update to MERL 5.3.3.


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