Downloads

MERL is available at no cost to any Michigan local agency and their consultants. It is licensed only for use on Michigan projects. To access the MERL setup file, click "Log in/Register" in the column on the left and enter your username/e-mail and password. The log-in name and password for this website is not the same as your log-in information for MERL. If you do not have a log-in name and password for this website, you must register an account.

Update File

Update installer for MERL version 2017.5 (or newer). This installer is silent install compatible. If you are running a version of MERL older than 2017.5, use the full installer below.

Full Installer

This is the full MERL installer including SQL Server Express. This installer is silent install compatible.

You must be logged in to this site to access the setup file. If you do not see the file, click "Log in/Register" in the column on the left and enter your username/e-mail and password. The log-in name and password for this website is not the same as your log-in information for MERL. If you do not have a log-in name and password for this website, you must register an account.

Changelog

Component Updates
Average Unit Prices
  • Updated Average Unit Price data for 2012 Spec Year to include 2016, 2017 and 2018 (through 9/7/2018).
Bid Utility
  • Added check to remove items with zero quantity from bid items when creating a Bid Project.
Estimator's Worksheet
  • Fixed bug in Estimate Validation which would allow edit of Category from the grid which caused data problems on export to Trns*Port xml.
  • Added option to click column headers in Estimate History grid (on the AUP/History form) to sort data.
Local Job Manager
  • Fixed form sizing on several forms to be better viewable on short-widescreen resolutions.
Pay Item List
  • Updated the 2012 Pay Item Codes list (as of 9/10/2018).
Reports
  • Changed reports dialog to be sizable to prevent controls being hidden on widescreen resolution.
Vendors
  • Updated MDOT Approved Vendor List.