Version History

MERL 2021.12

  • Average Unit Prices:
    • Updated Average Unit Price data for 2012 Spec Year (including 2019-2021 through 9/30/2021).
    • Updated Average Unit Price data for 2020 Spec Year (including 2021 through 9/30/2021).
  • Bid Utility:
    • Fixed bug in creating a new Bid Project which was not correctly summarizing the same pay items.
  • Pay Item Codes:
    • Updated the 2020 Pay Item Codes list (as of 9/17/2021).
  • Local Job Manager:
    • Fixed bug in creating a Job which would round 3 digit prices to 2 digits.
    • Fixed Postings, Pay Estimates, and Contract Mods to display 3 digits of precision for prices.
  • Reports:
    • Fixed bug in Engineer's Opinion of Costs report which was not correctly summarizing the same pay items.
    • Fixed bug in Local Job Manager reports which would ignore the 3-digit precision setting for prices when set.

MERL 2021.1

Average Unit Prices

  • Updated Average Unit Price data for 2012 Spec Year (including 2018-2020 through 12/31/2020).

Estimator's Worksheet

  • Tweaked validation rule to identify a Lump Sum item whose total quantity across categories is not greater than 1.

Export

  • Tweaked validation rule on export to Trns*Port XML to identify a Lump Sum item whose total quantity across categories is not greater than 1.

Import

  • Fixed exception importing a MERL Contract File for a contract with a Bid Project that used a user-defined Vendor.

Local Job Manager

  • Fixed exception opening a Contract with a posting with notes length > 2056 characters.

Pay Item Codes

  • Updated the 2012 and 2020 Pay Item Codes list (as of 1/4/2021).
  • Added label to Pay Item form to indicate the date the lookup data was last updated.