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Update File

Update installer for MERL version 2017.5 (or newer). This installer is silent install compatible.

Component Updates
Average Unit Prices
  • Updated Average Unit Price data to include 2016 and 2017 (through 6/30/2017).
  • Added better message for exception when trying to import a csv/txt file that is open in another application.
  • Modified column mapping names for importing csv/txt file for consistency and clarity.
Pay Item Codes
  • Updated 2012 Pay Item Codes List.
  • Updated MDOT Approved Vendor List