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.

Changelog

Component Updates
General
  • Updated the font throughout MERL to improve readability.
Average Unit Prices
  • Updated Average Unit Price data for 2012 Spec Year to include 2016, 2017 and 2018 (through 3/31/2018).
  • Added Average Unit Price data for 2016 Spec Year (Aeronautics) to include 2017 (through 12/31/2017).
Estimator's Worksheet
  • Fixed validation for adding a Pay Item so Quantity and Price allow 8 digits.
Import
  • Fixed bug which would default the file type to MERL 4.x Estimate every time the Select File dialog was opened.
Pay Item Codes
  • Updated 2012 Pay Item Codes List.
  • Added 2016 (Aeronautics) Pay Item Codes List.