FBLRFD Initial License and Update Fees

Last revised: January 25, 2021

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To analyze and rate a steel floorbeam of a two-girder system highway bridge in accordance with the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Design Manual Part 4 using US customary units. The program can perform an analysis of (1) a simple span with or without applied moments at the ends and with no overhangs, (2) a floorbeam with cantilever overhangs continuous over the supports, and (3) a simple span with or without applied moments at the ends and with fixed end cantilevers at one or both ends of the span. The cross section can consist of a wide flange beam with or without cover plate, a plate girder section, or a built-up section and it can be composite or non-composite.


Span lengths, bridge and floorbeam cross section data, material properties, dead loads, standard live loads, pedestrian live load, special live loads, section losses, fatigue details, and output control options.


Echo print of input, reactions, moments, shears, deflections, influence lines, stresses, resistance, specifications check results, section properties, remaining fatigue and live load ratings.

FBLRFD User's Manual

Note: An Evaluation (demonstration) version of this software is not available.

FBLRFD Version Released Fee Private Fee Gov/Edu Federal and StateTransportation Agencies
Initial 1.0a Mar-98 --- --- ---
Update Apr-07 $500 $50 Free
Update Apr-09 $500 $50 Free
Update Aug-11 $500 $50 Free
Update Jul-13 $500 $50 Free
Update Aug-15 $500 $50 Free
Update Jul-18 $500 $50 Free
Update Jan-21 $500 $50 Free
New License --- $1,500.00 $100.00 Free

Note: The update fees listed above are the fees required to update from the previous version.  Update fees are cumulative. Include all update fees for intermediate releases if you are updating from an older version, however the update fee should not exceed that charged for a new license. 

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