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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 Update Available – Version 2017.9

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The update to MERL 2017.9 is now available for download. The update and the complete list of changes for MERL 2017.9 are available at MERL Downloads

Changes in this release include a fix for text and CSV files that were importing incorrect values on Unit Price and a fix for the XML export.



MERL Update Available – 2017.8

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The update to MERL 2017.8 is now available for download. The update and the complete list of changes for MERL 2017.8 are available at MERL Downloads

Changes in this release include updates for Pay Items, Average Unit Price, and Vendor lists, and a few bug fixes.  



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

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Updates for Pay Items, Average Unit Price, and Vendor lists are available for download into MERL. The download is accessible from within MERL version 2017.5 or greater. Access the Pay Items, Average Unit Price, and Vendor list downloads by choosing the Tools option within the main menu and then choosing Check for Program Updates