AASHTOWare Project 4.1 Release

August 28, 2018

The AASHTOWare Project™ Task Force (PTF) is excited to announce the AASHTOWare Project 4.1 release on August 24, 2018. This release will build on the previous web releases and include hundreds of maintenance, warranty, and technology upgrades to the Ticketed Modification Requests (TMRs), while adding 31 enhancements. Here are a few of the updates you will receive under AASHTOWare Project 4.1:

AASHTOWare Project Civil Rights & Labor™ module

  • Calculate both Federal and State Overtime Rates fields with web-based software logic.
  • Support the analysis of salaried employees on a contractor’s payroll in Payroll Import Schema and Payroll Spreadsheet.
  • Handles tiered subcontracting in the DBE Uniform Report.

The AASHTOWare Project Construction & Materials™ module

  • Improvements to Daily Work Report (DWR) item posting and item selection.
  • A power delete For DWRs.
  • Changes to the insufficient materials calculations to include only approved DWRs.
  • Improvements to the sampling and testing status report to include a projection of the total number of records needed to satisfy the requirements.
  • Enhancements for setting up materials.
  • Improved sample record agency view security.
  • The ability to send multiple sample record tests back to the lab.

The AASHTOWare Project Estimation™ module

  • When transitioning to a new Spec Book, an item mapping feature has been added to provide item mapping from a previous Spec Book to a new Spec Book and retain historical pricing data.
  • Will keep the preconstruction project item line numbers, estimation cost, and the item line numbers in sync as the project items are manually re-numbered.

Overall, this release includes several global enhancements and technology upgrades that benefit all agencies, including the ability to configure AASHTOWare Project to use Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) tools for authentication, enabling single sign-on, for those agencies using the new Data Analytics Software as a Service (SaaS) that was released earlier this month. This release will also introduces support for third-party document management systems, where documents added to a document management system can trigger creation of a link to the document in the AASHTOWare Project contract.

For a full list of TMRs, please visit the Cloverleaf.net Status & Planning page, Upcoming and Historical Release Schedule link.

– Janet Treadway, PTF Marketing and Communications Subgroup Chair, Ohio Department of Transportation & Russ Barron, Director, Program and Project Management, Info Tech, Inc.