Support Ending for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 & Windows XP

Posted Dec 14th, 2015

As of January 1, 2016 the CTT will no longer support Roadsoft, Laptop Data Collector (LDC), or MERL on Windows XP or SQL Server 2005 due to product support termination by Microsoft. A…

Responsive HTML5 Manual Released

Posted Jul 27th, 2015

The MERL Manual has been redesigned in Responsive HTML5 to be more usable on tablets and smart phones. The size and layout of the manual will now change…

MERL 5.3.2 Update Available

Posted Jun 11th, 2015

MERL 5.3.2 Update Available

MERL 5.3.2 is now available for download. The update and complete list of changes for MERL 5.3.2 are available at MERL…

MERL 5.3.1 and MERL Mobile 1.0.1 Updates Available

Posted May 26th, 2015

MERL 5.3.1 Update Available

The update to MERL 5.3.1 is now available for download. The update and the complete list of changes for MERL 5.3.1 are available at

MERL Goes Mobile

Posted Mar 11th, 2015

With the release of MERL 5.3.0, the Center for Technology & Training proudly announces its first mobile application for MERL, Local Job Manager Mobile. This mobile app brings desktop…

Upcoming Events: MERL User Group Meeting

Posted Feb 16th, 2015

On Wednesday, March 11 at 1:00 PM there will be a web-based MERL User Group Meeting to discuss the following topics:

  • New Features in MERL 5.3:
    • Handheld Local Job Manager

MERL Update Required for MDOT Let Jobs

Posted Feb 12th, 2015

Effective October 20, 2014, MERL users who submit project estimates to MDOT Local Agency Programs for jobs run through the MDOT Bid Letting process should upgrade…

Average Unit Price Update Available

Posted Jan 9th, 2014

Average unit prices for the 2012 and 2005 (Airport) Spec Book items have been updated and are available for download with the latest version of MERL. See the …

The New MERL website

Posted May 22nd, 2013