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Latest News:  updated  August 04, 2017

 

August  14,2017
PENNDOT's LRFD Prestressed Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PSLRFD) Version 2.11.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for PSLRFD, can obtain Version 2.11.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.10.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.9.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PSLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 14,2017
PENNDOT's Bridge Analysis and Rating Program (BAR7) Version 7.14.0.3 has been revised to include vehicles required by the Federal "Fixing America's Surface Transportation" (FAST) Act. 

Consultants and others who have a current license for BAR7 Version 7.14.0.0 or 7.14.0.1 can download version 7.14.0.3 free of charge.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for BAR7 Version 7.13.0.x or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BAR7 update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The Update Request form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 14,2017
PENNDOT's LFD  Prestressed Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PS3) Version 3.6.0.3 has been revised to include vehicles required by the Federal "Fixing America's Surface Transportation" (FAST) Act and to correct several minor issues. 

Consultants and others who have a current license for PS3 Version 3.6.0.0 or 3.6.0.1 can download version 3.6.0.3 free of charge.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for PS3 Version 3.5.0.x or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PS3 update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The Update Request form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 14,2017
PENNDOT's LFD Box Culvert Design and Rating Program (BOX5) Version 5.9.0.1 has been revised to include vehicles required by the Federal "Fixing America's Surface Transportation" (FAST) Act. 

Consultants and others who have a current license for BOX5 Version 5.9.0.0 can download version 5.9.0.1 free of charge.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for BOX5 Version 5.8 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BOX5 update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The Update Request form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

July 7,2017
The Engineering Software License Agreement has been revised to update the "Uses of Software" clause for current technologies. 

The full revised agreement can be viewed by opening the Order Form. Licensees will be given the opportunity to accept the terms of the revised license agreement during the insallation of any future relesaes of PennDOT's Engineering Services.

 

May 15,2017
PENNDOT's LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design Program (ABLRFD) Version 1.16.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for ABLRFD, can obtain Version 1.16.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.15.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.14.0.x or earlier require an additional fee documented on the ABLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

January 9,2017
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Splice Design and Analysis Program (SPLRFD) Version 1.6.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for SPLRFD Version 1.5.0.0, can obtain Version 1.6.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for SPLRFD Version 1.5.0.0 require an update fee of $300 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for SPLRFD Version 1.4.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the SPLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

October 17,2016
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Design and Rating Program (STLRFD) Version 2.4.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

This version addresses the lateral torsional buckling resistance issue described in STLRFD e-Notification 012 issues on October 21, 2015.

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for STLRFD Version 2.3.0.0, can obtain Version 2.4.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for STLRFD Version 2.3.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for STLRFD Version 2.4.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the STLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 15,2016
PENNDOT's LRFD Box Culvert Design and Rating Program (BXLRFD) Version 2.7.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BXLRFD Version 2.6.0.0, can obtain Version 2.7.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.6.0.0 require an update fee of $300 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.5.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BXLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

July 5,2016
PENNDOT's LRFD Prestressed Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PSLRFD) Version 2.10.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for PSLRFD, can obtain Version 2.10.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.9.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.8.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PSLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 6,2016
PENNDOT's LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design Program (ABLRFD) Version 1.15.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for ABLRFD, can obtain Version 1.15.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.14.0.0 require an update fee of $400 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.13.0.x or earlier require an additional fee documented on the ABLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 17,2015
PENNDOT's LRFD Floorbeam Analysis and Rating Program (FBLRFD) Version 1.5.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for FBLRFD, can obtain Version 1.5.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for FBLRFD Version 1.4.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for FBLRFD Version 1.3.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the FBLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 17,2015
Due to a decline in use and the availability of commercial software, the Department's Highway Geometry applications, Horizontal Geometry (HGEO) and Grade Profile (GRPRO), will no longer be licensed after August 31, 2015.

Additionally, due to low demand and limited functionality, the Department's Comparison of Live Load Moments and Reactions (CLLMR) will also no longer be licensed after August 31, 2015.

Limited user support (i.e., general use, program functionality, input preparation, output interpretation questions) for current licensees will continue as long as needed, but no future bug fixes or enhancements are planned. 

 

June 29,2015
PENNDOT's Box Culvert Design and Rating Program (BOX5) Version 5.9.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

NOTE: BOX5 v5.9.0.0 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BOX5, can obtain Version 5.9.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BOX5 Version 5.8 or earlier require an update fee of $50 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BOX5 Version 5.7 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BOX5 update fee details page. The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 29,2015
PENNDOT's Beam Section Properties Program (BSP) Version 2.0.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

NOTE: BSP v2.0.0.0 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BSP, can obtain Version 2.0.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BSP Version 1.3 or earlier require an update fee of $50 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 15,2015
PENNDOT's LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design Program (ABLRFD) Version 1.14.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

NOTE: ABLRFD v1.14.0.0 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for ABLRFD, can obtain Version 1.14.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.13.0.x require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.12.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the ABLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 15,2015
PENNDOT's LRFD Bearing Pad Design and Analysis Program (BPLRFD) Version 1.7.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

NOTE: BPLRFD v1.7.0.0 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BPLRFD, can obtain Version 1.7.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BPLRFD Version 1.6.0.0 require an update fee of $100 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BPLRFD Version 1.5.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BPLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

April 20,2015
PENNDOT's LRFD Prestressed Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PSLRFD) Version 2.9.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

NOTE: PSLRFD v2.9.0.0 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for PSLRFD, can obtain Version 2.9.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.8.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.7.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PSLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

February 23, 2015
PENNDOT's Continuous Bridge Analysis Program (CBA) has been revised to correct several issues reported since the release of CBA v3.6.0.0 as described in the "Summary of February 2015 Revisions - Version 3.6.0.5".

NOTE: CBA v3.6.0.5 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants and others who have a current license for CBA Version 3.6.0.0 are eligible for a free update to Version 3.6.0.5.  To obtain the free update please e-mail a completed Update Request Form to PennDOTBisEngineer@pa.gov.

Updates for CBA Version 3.5 or earlier will require an update fee documented on the CBA update fee details page.  For updates requiring an update fee, please submit a completed Update Request Form along with payment to the address listed on the Update Form.

 

February 23, 2015
PENNDOT's LFD  Prestressed Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PS3) has been revised to correct several issues reported since the release of PS3 v3.6.0.0 as described in the "Summary of December 2014 Revisions - Version 3.6.0.1".

NOTE: PS3 v3.6.0.1 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants and others who have a current license for PS3 Version 3.6.0.0 can download version 3.6.0.1 free of charge.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for PS3 Version 3.5.0.x or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PS3 update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The Update Request form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

January 26, 2015
PENNDOT's Bridge Analysis and Rating Program (BAR7) has been revised to correct several issues reported since the release of BAR7 v7.14.0.0 as described in the "Summary of January 2015 Revisions - Version 7.14.0.1".

NOTE: BAR7 v7.14.0.1 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants and others who have a current license for BAR7 Version 7.14.0.0 can download version 7.14.0.1 free of charge.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for BAR7 Version 7.13.x.x or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BAR7 update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The Update Request form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

December 1,2014
e-Notification 018 for the ABLRFD Program has been issued to provide information about a problem with the ABLRFD calculation of the bearing resistance of spread footings on two sand layers.  Please refer to ABLRFD e-Notification 018.

 

November 24,2014
PENNDOT's Bridge Analysis and Rating Program (BAR7) Version 7.14.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.

NOTE: BAR7 v7.14.0.0 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BAR7 for Version 7.13.0.1 or 7.13.0.0, can obtain Version 7.14.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BAR7 Version 7.13.0.1 or 7.13.0.0 require an update fee of $100 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BAR7 Version 7.12.0.1 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BAR7 update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

September 15, 2014
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Design and Rating (STLRFD) Version 2.3.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.

NOTE: STLRFD v2.3.0.0 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for STLRFD, can obtain Version 2.3.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for STLRFD Version 2.2.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for STLRFD Version 2.1.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the STLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

September 15, 2014
PENNDOT's Sign Structure Analysis Program (SIGN) Version 1.5.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.

NOTE: SIGN v1.5.0.0 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for SIGN, can obtain Version 1.5.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for SIGN Version 1.4.0.0 require an update fee of $50 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for SIGN Version 1.3.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the SIGN update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section .

 

August 20, 2014
PENNDOT's LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design Program (ABLRFD) has been revised to correct several issues reported since the release of ABLRFD v1.13.0.0 as described in the "Summary of May 2014 Revisions - Version 1.13.0.1".

NOTE: ABLRFD v1.13.0.1 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants and others who have a current license for ABLRFD Version 1.13.0.0 can download version 1.13.0.1 free of charge.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.12.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the ABLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The Update Request form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 20,2014
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Splice Design and Analysis Program (SPLRFD) Version 1.5.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

NOTE: SPLRFD v1.5.0.0 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for SPLRFD, can obtain Version 1.5.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for SPLRFD Version 1.4.0.0 require an update fee of $300 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for SPLRFD Version 1.3.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the SPLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

July 17,2014
PENNDOT's LRFD Prestressed Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PSLRFD) Version 2.8.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

NOTE: PSLRFD v2.8.0.0 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for PSLRFD, can obtain Version 2.8.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.7.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.6.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PSLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

July 17,2014
PENNDOT's LRFD Box Culvert Design and Rating Program (BXLRFD) Version 2.6.0.0   is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

NOTE: BXLRFD v2.6.0.0 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BXLRFD, can obtain Version 2.6.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.5.0.0 require an update fee of $300 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.4.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BXLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

July 11,2014
Windows XP Compatibility - Engineering Assistant (EngAsst) v2.5.0.0 and the next releases of the PennDOT Engineering Programs are not compatible with Microsoft Windows XP operating system.

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft officially discontinued support of Windows XP, meaning they will no longer provide security updates and bug fixes. Consequently, it was decided that Windows XP would no longer be included in the list of supported platforms for subsequent releases of all PENNDOT Engineering Software and Windows XP compatibility will no longer be verified. 

 

June 30, 2014
PENNDOT's Engineering Assistant (EngAsst) Version 2.5.0.0, the Graphical User Interface (GUI) that works with all PENNDOT Engineering Programs, is now available. The program was updated to use the Microsoft .NET platform version 4.5 which required changes to the interface between EngAsst and the Engineering Programs. As a result, all new engineering program releases after this date will not run with EngAsst v2.4.0.0 or earlier. EngAsst v2.4.0.6 and v2.4.0.9 will run, but requires using an alternate Run option. Therefore, it is highly recommended that all EngAsst users upgrade to v2.5.0.0.

NOTE: EngAsst v2.5.0.0 is not compatible with Windows XP.

Consultants and others who have a current license for any version of EngAsst are eligible for a free upgrade to Version 2.5.0.0. Please fill out an Update Form and e-mail it to PennDOT at PenndotBisEngineer@pa.gov. The Update Form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section. Once the Update form is received, an e-mail will be sent with download instructions. The new installation will require a License Key that will be provided in the e-mail.

 

March 17,2014
PENNDOT's LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design Program (ABLRFD) Version 1.13.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for ABLRFD, can obtain Version 1.13.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.12.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.11.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the ABLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

December 26,2013
e-Notification 013 for the PSLRFD Program has been issued to provide a temporary workaround to account for possible strand interference with the mid-depth transverse tendons for adjacent box beams per BC-775M, Change 2.  Please refer to PSLRFD_e-Notification_013.

 

December 20,2013
Decommissioning of PAPIER

The Department's Pennsylvania Pier Analysis (PAPIER) application will not be upgraded to the 2010 AASHTO/ 2012 DM-4 Bridge Design Specifications and will no longer be licensed after January 1, 2014. Limited user support (i.e., general use, program functionality, input preparation, output interpretation questions) for current licensees will continue as long as needed, but no future bug fixes or enhancements are planned.

 

October 2,2013
PENNDOT's Engineering Assistant (EngAsst) Version 2.4.0.9, the Graphical User Interface (GUI) that works with all PENNDOT Engineering Programs, has been revised to correct several problems.

Consultants and others who have a current license for EngAsst Version 2.4.0.6 or earlier can either download version 2.4.0.9 free of charge, or a CD may be requested for a fee of $50.  See the Downloads section for details for the free download If a CD is preferred please submit an Update Request form along with a check for $50. New licenses of EngAsst require a fee which must be submitted along with a Order Form. The Update Request form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

September 25,2013
PENNDOT's Bridge Analysis and Rating Program (BAR7) has been revised to implement the Department's new Risk Based Posting policy. The new version is BAR7 v7.13.0.1.

Consultants and others who have a current license for BAR7 Version 7.13.0.0 can download version 7.13.0.1 free of charge. See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for BAR7 Version 7.12.x.x or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BAR7 update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies. The Update Request form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

September 18,2013
PENNDOT's LFD Prestressed Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PS3) Version 3.6.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for PS3, can obtain Version 3.6.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for PS3 Version 3.5.x.x require an update fee of $50 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for PS3 Version 3.4 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PS3 update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

July 29,2013
PENNDOT's LRFD Prestressed Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PSLRFD) Version 2.7.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for PSLRFD, can obtain Version 2.7.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.6.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.5.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PSLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

July 15,2013
PENNDOT's LRFD Floorbeam Analysis and Rating Program (FBLRFD) Version 1.4.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for FBLRFD, can obtain Version 1.4.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for FBLRFD Version 1.3.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for FBLRFD Version 1.2.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the FBLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

July 15,2013
PENNDOT's LRFD Box Culvert Design and Rating Program (BXLRFD) Version 2.5.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BXLRFD, can obtain Version 2.5.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.4.0.0 require an update fee of $200 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.3.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BXLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 24,2013
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Design and Rating Program (STLRFD) Version 2.2.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for STLRFD, can obtain Version 2.2.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for STLRFD Version 2.1.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for STLRFD Version 2.0.0.3 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the STLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 10,2013
PENNDOT's LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design Program (ABLRFD) Version 1.12.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for ABLRFD, can obtain Version 1.12.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.11.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.10.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the ABLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

March 25,2013
PENNDOT's LRFD Bearing Pad Design and Analysis Program (BPLRFD) Version 1.6.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BPLRFD, can obtain Version 1.6.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BPLRFD Version 1.5.0.0 require an update fee of $200 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BPLRFD Version 1.4.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BPLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

October 22, 2012
The User's Manual for the Department's LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design (ABLRFD) Version 1.11.0.0 program has been revised to clarify the detailed input description for the PIL command Service Axial Capacity parameter in Section 6.12.4 for piles supported on bedrock. The revision is attached to ABLRFD e-Notification 014. A revised ABLRFD v1.11.0.0 User's Manual is available to users with a current license agreement and can be downloaded and installed from the Downloads section.

 

October 1, 2012
PENNDOT's LRFD Box Culvert Design and Rating Program (BXLRFD) Version 2.4.0.0  is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BXLRFD, can obtain Version 2.4.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.3.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.2.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BXLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

October 1, 2012
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Splice Design and Analysis Program (SPLRFD) Version 1.4.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for SPLRFD, can obtain Version 1.4.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for SPLRFD Version 1.3.0.0 require an update fee of $300 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for SPLRFD Version 1.2.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the SPLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 27, 2012
PENNDOT's LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design Program (ABLRFD) Version 1.11.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for ABLRFD, can obtain Version 1.11.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.10.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.9.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the ABLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 27, 2012
PENNDOT's LRFD Prestress Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PSLRFD) Version 2.6.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for PSLRFD, can obtain Version 2.6.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.5.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.4.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PSLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 27, 2012
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Design and Rating Program (STLRFD) Version 2.1.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for STLRFD, can obtain Version 2.1.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for STLRFD Version 2.0.0.0 or 2.0.0.3 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for STLRFD Version 1.7.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the STLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

December 5, 2011
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Design and Rating Program (STLRFD) has been enhanced to incorporate the calculations of Appendix A6 of the LRFD Specifications and the program has been revised to correct a few problems.  The new version is STLRFD v2.0.0.3. This version resolves the issue described in STLRFD e-Notification 007.

Consultants and others who have a current license for STLRFD Version 2.0.0.0 can download version 2.0.0.3 free of charge.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for STLRFD Version 1.7.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the STLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The Update Request form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

December 5, 2011
PENNDOT's Engineering Assistant (EngAsst) Version 2.4.0.6, the Graphical User Interface (GUI) that works with all PENNDOT Engineering Programs, has been revised to correct several problems.

Consultants and others who have a current license for EngAsst Version 2.4.0.0 or earlier can either download version 2.4.0.6 free of charge, or a CD may be requested for a fee of $50.  See the Downloads section for details for the free download If a CD is preferred please submit an Update Request form along with a check for $50. New licenses of EngAsst require a fee which must be submitted along with a Order Form. The Update Request form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 8, 2011
PENNDOT's Engineering Assistant (EngAsst) Version 2.4.0.0, the Graphical User Interface (GUI) that works with all PENNDOT Engineering Programs, is now available.

Consultants and others who have a current license for EngAsst Version 2.1.x.x or earlier can either download version 2.4.0.0 free of charge, or a CD may be requested for a fee of $50.  See the Downloads section for details for the free download If a CD is preferred please submit an Update Request form along with a check for $50. New licenses of EngAsst require a fee which must be submitted along with a Order Form. The Update Request form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 8, 2011
PENNDOT's LRFD Floorbeam Analysis and Rating Program (FBLRFD) Version 1.3.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for FBLRFD, can obtain Version 1.3.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for FBLRFD Version 1.2.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for FBLRFD Version 1.1.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the FBLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The Update Request form and the Order Form are located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 27, 2011
PENNDOT's LRFD Prestress Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PSLRFD) Version 2.5.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for PSLRFD, can obtain Version 2.5.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.4.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.3.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PSLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 6, 2011
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Design and Rating Program (STLRFD) Version 2.0.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for STLRFD, can obtain Version 2.0.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for STLRFD Version 1.7.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for STLRFD Version 1.6.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the STLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 23, 2011
PENNDOT's LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design Program (ABLRFD) Version 1.10.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for ABLRFD, can obtain Version 1.10.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.9.0.0 require an update fee of $200 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.8.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the ABLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 23, 2011
PENNDOT's LRFD Box Culvert Design and Rating Program (BXLRFD) Version 2.3.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BXLRFD, can obtain Version 2.3.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.3.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.1.0.1 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BXLRFD update fee details page.  The update fee is waived for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 9, 2010
PENNDOT's LRFD Box Culvert Design and Rating Program (BXLRFD) Version 2.2.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BXLRFD, can obtain Version 2.2.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.2.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.1.0.1 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BXLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

July 19, 2010
PENNDOT's LRFD Prestress Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PSLRFD) Version 2.4.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for PSLRFD, can obtain Version 2.4.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.3.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.2.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PSLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The forms for the Software Update Request and Request for PENNDOT's Engineering Software License can be downloaded from the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 10, 2010
PENNDOT's LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design Program (ABLRFD) Version 1.9.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for ABLRFD, can obtain Version 1.9.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.8.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.7.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the ABLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The forms for the Software Update Request and Request for PENNDOT's Engineering Software License can be downloaded from the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 10, 2010
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Splice Design and Analysis Program (SPLRFD) Version 1.3.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for SPLRFD, can obtain Version 1.3.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for SPLRFD Version 1.2.0.0 require an update fee of $300 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for SPLRFD Version 1.1.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the SPLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The forms for the Software Update Request and Request for PENNDOT's Engineering Software License can be downloaded from the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 10, 2010
PENNDOT's Bridge Analysis and Rating (BAR7) program Version 7.13.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BAR7 Versions 7.12.0.0 & 7.12.0.1 can obtain the updated version for a license update fee of $50 for private organizations, local governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BAR7 Version 7.10, 7.11 or 7.11.0.x, will require an update fee of $100 for private organizations, local governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BAR7 Version 7.9 will require an update fee of $150 for private organizations and $100 (not $150) for local governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BAR7 Version 7.8. or earlier will require an additional fee documented on the BAR7 update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The forms for the Software Update Request and Request for PENNDOT's Engineering Software License can be downloaded from the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

April 5, 2010
PENNDOT's LRFD Bearing Pad Design and Analysis Program (BPLRFD) Version 1.5.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BPLRFD, can obtain Version 1.5.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BPLRFD Version 1.4.0.0 require an update fee of $100 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BPLRFD Version 1.3.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BPLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The forms for the Software Update Request and Request for PENNDOT's Engineering Software License can be downloaded from the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

March 22, 2010
The Pennsylvania Pier Analysis (PAPIER) program version 1.5.0.0 has been revised to correct a Column/Wall Moment Biaxial Interaction convergence issue. The new version is PAPIER v1.5.0.1.  

Consultants and others who have a current license for PAPIER Version 1.5.0.0 can download version 1.5.0.1 free of charge.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for versions prior to 1.5.0.0 will require an update fee.  The fee must be sent along with a Software Update Request form to receive the update.  The Software Update Request form is located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

December 21, 2009
As a result of a decision by the AASHTO Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures, there will be no further updates to the SI Unit version 2007 AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications.  Consequently, PENNDOT will begin phasing out the SI unit option for our Engineering Software.

Beginning in January 2010, new releases of the LRFD Bridge Design software (ABLRFD, BPLRFD, BXLRFD, FBLRFD, PSLRFD, SPLRFD, and STLRFD) will no longer allow the use of SI units.  The current version of the dual unit programs will remain available as the final SI version as long as there is a need.

 

September 21, 2009
PENNDOT's Box Culvert Design and Rating Program (BXLRFD) Version 2.1.0.0 has been revised to correctly apply the Barrier Dead Load from the LDC command to Cast-In-Place culverts.  The new version is BXLRFD v2.1.0.1.  

Consultants and others who have a current license for BXLRFD Version 2.1.0.0 can download version 2.1.0.1 free of charge.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for versions prior to 2.1.0.0 will require an update fee.  The fee must be sent along with a Software Update Request form to receive the update.  The Software Update Request form is located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

September 21, 2009
PENNDOT's Sign Structure Analysis Program (SIGN) Version 1.4.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for SIGN, can obtain Version 1.4.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for SIGN Version 1.3.0.0 require an update fee of $50 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for SIGN Version 1.2.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the SIGN update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The forms for the Software Update Request and Request for PENNDOT's Engineering Software License can be downloaded from the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 29, 2009
PENNDOT's LRFD Prestress Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PSLRFD) Version 2.3.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for PSLRFD, can obtain Version 2.3.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.2.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.1.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PSLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The forms for the Software Update Request and Request for PENNDOT's Engineering Software License can be downloaded from the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 15, 2009
PENNDOT's LRFD Floorbeam Analysis and Rating Program (FBLRFD) Version 1.2.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for FBLRFD, can obtain Version 1.2.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for FBLRFD Version 1.1.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for FBLRFD Version 1.0a or earlier require an additional fee documented on the FBLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The forms for the Software Update Request and Request for PENNDOT's Engineering Software License can be downloaded from the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 26, 2009
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Design and Rating Program (STLRFD) Version 1.7.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for STLRFD, can obtain Version 1.7.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for STLRFD Version 1.6.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for STLRFD Version 1.5.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the STLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  The forms for the Software Update Request and Request for PENNDOT's Engineering Software License can be downloaded from the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 4, 2009
PENNDOT's LRFD Box Culvert Design and Rating Program (BXLRFD) Version 2.1.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BXLRFD, can obtain Version 2.1.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.1.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 2.0.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BXLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

March 30, 2009
PENNDOT's LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design Program (ABLRFD) Version 1.8.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for ABLRFD, can obtain Version 1.8.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.7.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.6.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the ABLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

October 6, 2008
The Pennsylvania Pier Analysis (PAPIER) program Version 1.5.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for PAPIER v1.4.0.0, can obtain the updated version by submitting a Software Update Request form with the update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions. Updates for PAPIER Version 1.3.x.x or earlier require an update fee of $1,000 for private organizations and $100 for governmental agencies.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 23, 2008
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Design and Rating Program (STLRFD) Version 1.6.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for STLRFD v1.5.0.0, can obtain the updated version by submitting a Software Update Request form with the update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions. Updates for STLRFD Version 1.4.0.0 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the STLRFD update fee details page.   No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 30, 2008
PENNDOT's Bridge Analysis and Rating (BAR7) program has been revised to include several bug fixes and minor enhancements.  The new version is BAR7 v7.12.0.1.  

Consultants and others who have a current license for BAR7 Version 7.12.0.0 can download version 7.12.0.1 free of charge.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for versions prior to 7.12.0.0 will require an update fee.  The fee must be sent along with a Software Update Request form to receive the update.  The Software Update Request form is located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 19, 2008
PENNDOT's LRFD Prestressed Concrete Girder Design and Rating Program (PSLRFD) Version 2.2.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for PSLRFD v2.1.0.0, can obtain the updated version by submitting a Software Update Request form with the update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions. Updates for PSLRFD Version 2.0a or earlier require an additional fee documented on the PSLRFD update fee details page.   No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 19, 2008
PENNDOT's LRFD Box Culvert Design and Rating Program (BXLRFD) Version 2.0.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BXLRFD v1.4.0.0, can obtain the updated version by submitting a Software Update Request form with the update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions. Updates for BXLRFD Version 1.3.0.5 or earlier require an additional fee documented on the BXLRFD update fee details page.   No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

April 14, 2008
PENNDOT's LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design Program (ABLRFD) Version 1.7.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for ABLRFD, can obtain Version 1.7.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.6.0.0 require an update fee of $500 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.5.x.x or earlier require an additional fee documented on the ABLRFD update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

April 14, 2008
PENNDOT's Sign Structure Analysis Program (SIGN) Version 1.3.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for SIGN, can obtain Version 1.3.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for SIGN Version 1.2.0.0 require an update fee of $50 for consultants, governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for SIGN Version 1.1 or earlier require an update fee of $100.  SIGN update fees are documented on the SIGN update fee details page.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

January 8, 2008
PENNDOT's LRFD Steel Girder Splice Design and Analysis Program (SPLRFD) Version 1.2.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for SPLRFD, can obtain Version 1.2.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for SPLRFD Version 1.1.0.0 require an update fee of $300 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for SPLRFD Version 1.0 or 1.0a require an update fee of $600 for consultants and $100 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

November 19, 2007
PENNDOT's LRFD Bearing Pad Design and Analysis (BPLRFD) program Version 1.4.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for BPLRFD Version 1.3.0.0, can obtain the updated version by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BPLRFD 1.3.0.0 require an update fee of  $300 ($50 for local governmental agencies and educational institutions).  Updates for BPLRFD Version 1.2.0.0 or earlier require an update fee of $600 ($100 for governmental agencies and educational institutions).  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

July 30, 2007
The Pennsylvania Pier Analysis (PAPIER) program Version 1.4.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for the PAPIER Version 1.3.x.x can obtain the updated version for a license update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for local governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for PAPIER Version 1.2 or earlier will require an update fee of $1,000 for private organizations and $100 for local governmental agencies and educational institutions.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 29, 2007
The Bridge Analysis and Rating (BAR7) program Version 7.12.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for the BAR7 Version 7.10, 7.11 or 7.11.0.x,  can obtain the updated version for a license update fee of $50 for private organizations, local governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BAR7 Version 7.9 will require an update fee of $100 for private organizations, local governmental agencies, and educational institutions.  Updates for BAR7 Version 7.8 will require an update fee of $150 for private organizations and $100 (not $150) for local governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for BAR7 version 7.7 or earlier will require an additional fee.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 29, 2007
The LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design (ABLRFD) program Version 1.6.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for the ABLRFD Version 1.5.x.x,  can obtain ABLRFD Version 1.6.0.0 by paying the license update fee of $500 for private organizations, and $50 for local governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.4.x.x will require an update fee of $1,000 for private organizations, and $100 for local governmental agencies, and educational institutions.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.3 and earlier will require an update fee of $1,500 for private organizations and $100 (not $150) for local governmental agencies and educational institutions.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 7, 2007
The Continuous Beam Analysis (CBA) program Version 3.6.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for the CBA Version 3.5,  can obtain CBA Version 3.6.0.0 by paying the license update fee of $50 for private organizations, local governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for CBA Version 3.1 to Version 3.4 will require an update fee of $100 for private organizations, local governmental agencies, and educational institutions.  Updates for CBA Version 2.0 to Version 2.5 will require an update fee of $150 for private organizations and $100 (not $150) for local governmental agencies and educational institutions.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the  Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

April 23, 2007
The LRFD Floorbeam Analysis and Rating (FBLRFD) program Version 1.1.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for the FBLRFD Version 1.0a,  can obtain FBLRFD Version 1.1.0.0 by paying the license update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the  Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

April 16, 2007
The LRFD Steel Girder Design and Rating (STLRFD) program Version 1.5.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. 

Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for the STLRFD Version 1.4.0.0,  can obtain STLRFD Version 1.5.0.0 by paying the license update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for STLRFD Version 1.3 will require an update fee of $1,000 for private organizations and $100 for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  Updates for STLRFD Version 1.0, Version 1.1 and Version 1.2 will require an update of $1,500 (not $2,000) for private organizations and $100 (not $150 or $200) for governmental agencies and educational institutions.  No update fee is required for Federal and State Transportation Agencies.  Use the  Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

March 5, 2007
The PAPIER program has been revised to address a problem with the application of stream flow pressures to the pier columns along with several minor corrections.  The new version is PAPIER v1.3.0.1.  

Consultants and others who have a current license for PAPIER Version 1.3.0.0 can download version 1.3.0.1 free of charge.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for versions prior to 1.3.0.0 will require an update fee.  Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

January 17, 2007
The ABLRFD program has been revised to address a problem which may result in incorrect footing heel shear values.  The new version is ABLRFD v1.5.0.1.  

Consultants and others who have a current license for ABLRFD Version 1.5.0.0 can download version 1.5.0.1 free of charge.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for versions prior to 1.5.0.0 will require an update fee.  Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

November 13, 2006
The LRFD Box Culvert Design and Rating (BXLRFD) program Version 1.4.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for the BXLRFD Version 1.3 or 1.3.0.5,  can obtain BXLRFD Version 1.4.0.0 by paying the license update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 1.2 will require an update fee of $1,000 for private organizations and $100 for governmental agencies.  Updates for BXLRFD Version 1.0 and Version 1.1 will require an update of $1,500 for private organizations and $100 (not $150) for governmental agencies.  Use the  Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

September 25, 2006
The LRFD Prestressed Concrete Girder Design and Rating (PSLRFD) program Version 2.1.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for the PSLRFD Version 2.0 or 2.0a, can obtain PSLRFD Version 2.1.0.0 by paying the license update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies.  Updates for PSLRFD Version 1.4a or earlier  will require an new license fee of $1,500 for private organizations and $100 for governmental agencies.  Use the  Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 7, 2006
The LRFD Abutment and Retaining Wall Analysis and Design (ABLRFD) program Version 1.5.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for the ABLRFD Version 1.4.0.0, can obtain ABLRFD Version 1.5.0.0 by paying the license update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.3 or earlier  will require an update fee of $1,000 for private organizations and $100 for governmental agencies.  Use the  Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 7, 2006
The Pennsylvania Pier Analysis (PAPIER) program Version 1.3.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for the PAPIER Version 1.2, can obtain PAPIER Version 1.3.0.0 by paying the license update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies.  Updates for PAPIER Version 1.1 or earlier  will require an update fee of $1,000 for private organizations and $100 for governmental agencies.  Use the  Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 1, 2006
The ABLRFD program has been revised to correct a few problems.  The new version is ABLRFD v1.4.0.4.  One of the problems can result in unconservative reinforcement for the footing heel when the Coulomb method is used to compute lateral earth pressure.  Users should run ABLRFD v1.4.0.4 for any structures designed with ABLRFD v1.4.0.3 to verify the heel reinforcement.

Consultants and others who have a current license for ABLRFD Version 1.4 or ABLRFD Version 1.4.0.3 can download version 1.4.0.4 free of charge.  Those that have Version 1.4 must first install the free upgrade to 1.4.0.3 before applying this update.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for ABLRFD Version 1.3 or earlier will require an update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 1, 2006
The EngAsst program has been revised to correct a couple of problems.  The new version is EngAsst v2.1.0.1.  See the Downloads section for details.  Licensees of EngAsst v2.1.0.0 and earlier can download the free update from the Downloads page.

 

May 1, 2006
The Sign Structure Analysis (SIGN) program Version 1.2.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for SIGN Version 1.1 or earlier, can obtain SIGN Version 1.2.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form along with an update fee of $50. Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

March 20, 2006
The LRFD Steel Girder Design and Rating (STLRFD) program Version 1.4.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for the STLRFD Version 1.3.0.0, can obtain STLRFD Version 1.4.0.0 by paying the license update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies.  Updates for STLRFD Version 1.2 will require an update fee of $1,000 for private organizations and $100 for governmental agencies.  Updates for STLRFD Version 1.0 and Version 1.1 will require an update of $1,500 for private organizations and $100 (not $150) for governmental agencies. Use the  Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

January 30, 2006
The Bridge Analysis and Rating (BAR7) program has been revised for several error corrections and enhancements.  The new version is BAR7 v7.11.0.9.  See the Downloads section for details.  Licensees of BAR7 v7.11.0.8, v7.11.0.6 and v7.11 can download the free update from the Downloads page.  Licensees of BAR7 v7.10 or v7.10a must perform two updates.  See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for BAR7 v7.9 or earlier will require an update fee.  Calculate the update fee by viewing the BAR7 update fees located here.  Then complete the Update Form located on the  Ordering/Updating section.

 

November 4, 2005
The LRFD Steel Girder Splice Design and Analysis Program (SPLRFD) Version 1.1.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for SPLRFD, can obtain Version 1.1.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for SPLRFD Version 1.0 or 1.0a  require an update fee of $300 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

September 6, 2005
The LRFD Bearing Pad Design and Analysis Program (BPLRFD) Version 1.3.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for BPLRFD, can obtain Version 1.3.0.0 by submitting a Software Update Request form with the appropriate update fee.  Updates for BPLRFD Version 1.2 require an update fee of $300 for consultants and $50 for governmental agencies.  Updates for BPLRFD Version 1.1 or 1.0 require an update fee of $600 for consultants and $100 for governmental agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 8, 2005
The BAR7 program has been revised for several error corrections and enhancements.  The new version is BAR7 v7.11.0.8.  See the Downloads section for details.  Licensees of BAR7 v7.11.0.6  can download the free update from the Downloads page.  Licensees of BAR7 v7.11 must perform two updates.  Licensees of BAR7 v7.10 or v7.10a must perform three updates.   See the Downloads section for details.  Updates for BAR7 v7.9 or earlier will require an update fee.  Calculate the update fee by viewing the BAR7 update fees located here.  Then complete the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 27, 2005
The Abutment and Retaining Wall (ABUT5) program Version 5.4.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Consultants, governmental agencies and others, who have a current license agreement for ABUT5 Version 5.3 or 5.2, can obtain ABUT5 Version 5.4.0.0 by paying the license update fee of $50.   For ABUT5 Version 5.1, or earlier, the update fee is $100.  Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 20, 2005
Revised Order and Update Forms are available on the Ordering/Updating page.  The forms were revised to provide fields which can be filled-in using Acrobat Reader and printed out.  Minor revisions were also made to the license agreement which is included with the forms.

 

March 4, 2005
The EngAsst program has been revised for several error corrections and enhancements.  The new version is EngAsst v2.1.0.0.  See the Downloads section for details.  Licensees of EngAsst v2.0  can download the free update from the Downloads page.

 

January 5, 2005
The BAR7 program has been revised for several error corrections and enhancements.  The new version is BAR7 v7.11.0.6.  See the Downloads section for details.  Licensees of BAR7 v7.11 can download the free update from the Downloads page.  Licensees of BAR7 v7.10 or v7.10a must perform two updates.  Download and install the free BAR7 v7.11 update first, then download and install the free v7.11.0.6 update.  Updates for BAR7 v7.9 or earlier will require an update fee.  Calculate the update fee by viewing the BAR7 update fees located here.  Then complete the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

December 27, 2004
The ABLRFD program has been revised for several error corrections and enhancements.  The new version is ABLRFD v1.4.0.3.  See the Downloads section for details.  Licensees of ABLRFD v1.4 can download the free update from the Downloads page.  Licensees of ABLRFD v1.1, v1.2 or v1.3 will be required to pay the license update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies and should use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

August 23, 2004
The LRFD Steel Girder Design and Rating (STLRFD) program Version 1.3.0.0 is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for STLRFD Version 1.2, can obtain STLRFD Version 1.3.0.0 by paying the license update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

May 17, 2004
The LRFD Box Culvert Design and Rating (BXLRFD) program has been revised for several error corrections and enhancements.  The new version is BXLRFD v1.3.0.5.  See the Downloads section for details.  Licensees of BXLRFD  v1.3 can download the free update from the Downloads page.

 

April 19, 2004
The PAPIER Version 1.2 program is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for the PAPIER Version 1.0 or 1.1, can obtain PAPIER Version 1.2 by paying the license update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies.  Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

April 19, 2004
The Bridge Analysis and Rating (BAR7) program has been revised for some error corrections and internal enhancements.  The new version is BAR7 v7.11.  See the Downloads section for details.  Licensees of BAR7 v7.10 or v7.10a can download the free update from the Downloads page.

 

March 15, 2004
The LFD Prestressed Concrete Girder Design and Rating (PS3) program has been revised for several error corrections and enhancements.  The new version is PS3 v3.5.0.1.  See the Downloads section for details.  Licensees of PS3 v3.5 can download the free update from the Downloads page.

 

October 31, 2003
The ABLRFD Version 1.4 program is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for ABLRFD version 1.1, 1.2 or 1.3, can obtain ABLRFD Version 1.4 by paying the license update fee of $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies.   Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

September 26, 2003
PENNDOT's two programs, Bridge Analysis and Rating (BAR7) and LRFD Prestressed Concrete Girder Design and Rating (PSLRFD), have been revised for some error corrections and enhancements.  See the Downloads section for details.   The new versions are BAR7 v7.10a and PSLRFD v2.0a.  There is no change in program functionalities.  Licensees of BAR7 v7.10 and PSLRFD v2.0 can download the free updated versions located on the Downloads section.

 

August 5, 2003
The names of four engineering programs, Metric Bridge Geometry (MBRGEO), Metric Field Check of Camber (MCAMBR), Metric Comparison of Live Load Moments and Reactions (MCLLMR), and Metric Grade Profile (MGRPRO), have been changed to BRGEO, CAMBR, CLLMR and GRPRO respectively.  Only the names have been changed for these programs to work EngAsst.  There is no change in program functionalities or version numbers.  Licensees of MBRGEO v1.1, MCAMBR v2.0, MCLLMR v1.0 and MGRPRO v1.0 can download the free updated versions located on the Downloads section.

 

July 31, 2003
A new Windows Program called Engineering Assistant (EngAsst) Version 2.0 is now available for users of PENNDOT's engineering programs. With EngAsst a user can create input, run the associated engineering program, view the output and browse through the user's manual for most of PENNDOT's engineering programs in a Windows environment.  EngAsst 2.0 is available under a license agreement for a fee of $300 to private organizations and for a fee of $100 to governmental agencies.  Use the Ordering Form called Request for PENNDOT's LRFD Bridge Design Software License located on the Ordering/Updating section .

 

May 14, 2003
The BXLRFD Version 1.3 program is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for BXLRFD, can obtain the updated version by paying the license update fee. The update license fee from Version 1.2 to Version 1.3 is $500 for private organizations and $50 for governmental agencies. Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section. 

 

April 15, 2003
The BAR7 Version 7.10 program is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for BAR7, can obtain the updated version by paying the license update fee. The update license fee from Version 7.9 to Version 7.10 is $50 both for private organizations and governmental agencies. Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section. 

 

February 3, 2003
Several pages of the ARCH Version 1.1 User's Manual have been revised to correct and clarify the sign convention for the analysis results.   Only licensed users of ARCH v1.1 who obtained the program prior to January 31, 2003 will be able to download the manual.  The revised manual is included with any new license or updates after this date.  The revised manual is available in the Downloads section. 

 

September 26, 2002
The PSLRFD Version 2.0 program is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement. Consultants and others, who have a current license agreement for PSLRFD, can obtain the updated version by paying the license update fee. Since this program release includes major changes in design policy and many enhancements since the last release of version 1.4a in April 2000, the update license fee for this new version is set to $1,500 for private organizations and $100 for governmental agencies. Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

September 12, 2002
Archives of previous e-notifications are now available in the e-Notification section.

 

July 30, 2002
The Bureau of Design, Bridge Quality Assurance Division has initiated an e-mail notification ("e-Notification") to inform "subscribers" of various non-policy issues such as: computer program incident reports, work-around solutions, upcoming program version deliveries, and answers to frequently asked questions.  Subscribe to e-Notifications in the  e-Notification section.

 

July 10, 2002
The PS3 Version 3.5 program is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

June 24, 2002
The ARCH Version 1.1 program is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

 

March 6, 2002
The PAPIER Version 1.1 update is now available free of charge to licensed users of PAPIER Version 1.0.  Use the Downloads section if you qualify.

 

January 25, 2002
A new system parameter file (BPLRFDU.spf) is available for BPLRFD Version 1.2 in the Downloads section.  This will allow the minimum  interior layer thickness to be 0.375" for box beams which makes it consistent for all beam types.

 

June 20, 2001
The CBA Version 3.4 update is now available free of charge to licensed users of CBA Version 3.0 or higher.  Use the Downloads section if you qualify.

The STLRFD Version 1.2 program is available with an update license fee in accordance with the license agreement.  Use the Update Form located on the Ordering/Updating section.

A revised version of the Input Data Processor (IDP) program to work properly with the PAPIER program is now available.  Use the Downloads section if you need it.

 

April 10, 2001
The ABLRFD Version 1.3 update is available in the Downloads section for licensed users of Version 1.2.

 

March 27, 2001
ABLRFD User Manual correction:  On page 5-50 of the ABLRFD User Manual, the US unit for Parameter 1, "Empirical Bearing Capacity"  is listed as KSI.  It should be input in KSF.

 

November 15, 2000
A new parameter definition file (BPLRFD.pdf) is available for BPLRFD Version 1.2 in the Downloads section.  This will allow negative values to be input for the "Minimum Live Load Reaction" parameter which may be required at continuous supports.

 

May 17, 2000
For a list of available PENNDOT LRFD and Engineering Software see the Ordering/Updating section.  Ordering forms are also available.

 

April 28, 2000
The PSLRFD Version 1.4a update is available in the Downloads section.  This update resolves the problem described in PENNDOT Strike Off Letter 431-00-08.

 

April 21, 2000
PENNDOT Strike Off Letter 431-00-08 provides details on a discrepancy in the calculation of creep moment for continuous spans for DEBONDED DESIGN and ANALYSIS problems.  This Strike Off Letter is available in the Downloads section.