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.

 

NOTE: Windows 7 is no longer supported by Microsoft. This version will NOT install on Windows 7. Windows 8.1 or newer is required.

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.

 

NOTE: Windows 7 is no longer supported by Microsoft. This version will NOT install on Windows 7. Windows 8.1 or newer is required.

Changelog

Component Updates
General
  • NOTE: Windows 7 is no longer supported by Microsoft. This version will NOT install on Windows 7. Windows 8.1 or newer is required.
Average Unit Prices
  • Updated Average Unit Price data for 2012 Spec Year (including 2018-2020 through 6/30/2020).
Estimator's Worksheet
  • Added validation rule to identify a Lump Sum item that does not add up to 1.
  • Added right-click option to Categories window that will add default MDOT Categories to an estimate: 1: Road Work, and 2: Structure Work.
Export
  • Fixed bug exporting to Field Manager which would exclude a pay item with a negative quantity.
  • Added validation rule for export to Trns*Port which would block export if a Lump Sum item did not add up to 1.
Local Job Manager
  • Added ability to sort items in the Item Summary grid by clicking on the column header.
  • Expanded Notes field on a Daily Posting from 2056 characters to unlimited.
  • Fixed bug in Pay Estimate report which would exclude items with negative quantity.
Pay Item List
  • Updated the 2012 Pay Item Codes list (as of 8/26/2020).