The option to deliver AASHTOWare Bridge Design and AASHTOWare Bridge Rating software electronically is available to licensing agencies

Base System Option

The base system consists of the AASHTOWare Bridge database and the graphical user interface (GUI).

Standalone – Developer

This option is available to third-party developers, subject to AASHTOWare Bridge Task Force approval, who wish to create bridge software tools that would link to the AASHTOWare Bridge database and/or utilize the AASHTOWare Bridge Design/AASHTOWare Bridge Rating GUI. End users of third-party tools would be required to be a licensee of the AASHTO base system described above in order to use the third-party linkage. A third-party developer cannot distribute the AASHTO base system. Third-party developed software can be licensed, if desired, by the third-party developer independent of AASHTO. The licensee of this product will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement. The license fee includes two (2) hours of installation support.

Description Annual License Fee
Annual Fee $750
AASHTOWare Bridge Design Single Workstation Option
This option includes the complete AASHTOWare Bridge Design software for designing (analysis and specification checking) steel, reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete superstructures on a standalone workstation. This option includes unlimited support. Use of the AASHTOWare Bridge database under this license is limited to a single user at a time working on the same machine where the database is installed. Prorated options are available for special research projects upon request.
Description Annual License Fee
First License AASHTOWare Bridge Design Single Workstation Option $10,000
Subsequent AASHTOWare Bridge Design Single Workstation Option $8,500
Organizations licensing workstation versions of both AASHTOWare Bridge Rating and AASHTOWare Bridge Design may request to have their software delivered with a single user interface which provides access to both products.
AASHTOWare Bridge Design Unlimited Option (AASHTO Member Agency)
This AASHTO member agency option includes the complete AASHTOWare Bridge Design software described above for use on an unlimited number of workstations within the agency or installed on a server for unlimited user access. This license includes unlimited support.
Description Annual License Fee
AASHTOWare Bridge Design Unlimited Option (AASHTO Member Agency) $37,500
AASHTOWare Bridge Design Unlimited Option (Non-Member Organization)
This non-member organization option includes the complete AASHTOWare Bridge Design software described above for use on an unlimited number of workstations within the non-member organization or installed on a server for unlimited user access. This license includes unlimited support.
Description Annual License Fee
AASHTOWare Bridge Design Unlimited Option (Non-Member Organization) $50,000
AASHTOWare Bridge Rating Single Workstation Option
This option includes the complete AASHTOWare Bridge Rating software for load rating steel, reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete and timber superstructures on a standalone workstation. This option includes unlimited support. Use of the AASHTOWare Bridge database under this license is limited to a single user at a time working on the same machine where the database is installed. For research, a prorated option may be available upon request.    
Description Annual License Fee
First License AASHTOWare Bridge Rating Single Workstation Option $10,000
Subsequent License AASHTOWare Bridge Rating Single Workstation Option $8,500
Organizations licensing workstation versions of both AASHTOWare Bridge Rating and AASHTOWare Bridge Design may request to have their software delivered with a single user interface which provides access to both products.
AASHTOWare Bridge Rating Unlimited Option (AASHTO Member Agency)
This AASHTO member agency option includes the complete AASHTOWare Bridge Rating software described above for use on an unlimited number of workstations within the agency or installed on a server for unlimited user access. This license includes unlimited support.  
Description Annual License Fee
AASHTOWare Bridge Rating Unlimited Option(AASHTO Member Agency) $37,500
AASHTOWare Bridge Rating Unlimited Option (Non-Member Organization)
This non-member organization option includes the complete AASHTOWare Bridge Rating software described above for use on an unlimited number of workstations within the non-member organization or installed on a server for unlimited user access. This license includes unlimited support  
Description Annual License Fee
AASHTOWare Bridge Rating Unlimited Option (Non-Member Organization) $50,000
Special Consultant/Agency Option
Consulting engineering firms performing rating or design work, or other agencies working with and supplying information to/for a member agency holding a valid license to the AASHTOWare Bridge Design or AASHTOWare Bridge Rating Unlimited Option may obtain a single workstation copy of AASHTOWare Bridge Design or AASHTOWare Bridge Rating for a special license fee. Under this licensing option, the sponsoring member agency (holding the Unlimited Option license) must approve the consultant to license under their unlimited option license to perform work on bridges that are included in their unlimited license inventory. This special licensing option is also available to universities engaged in performing research on bridges in the unlimited licensing inventory of a sponsoring member agency holding a valid license to the AASHTOWare Bridge Design or AASHTOWare Bridge Rating Unlimited Option, provided such special license request is approved by the sponsoring agency. The system requires a database engine. Contractor support for this licensing option is limited to installation support. Application support for consultants licensing under this option is provided by the Unlimited Option sponsoring agency.
Description Annual License Fee
AASHTOWare Bridge Rating Special Consultant Option $5,000 per workstation
AASHTOWare Bridge Design Special Consultant Option $5,000 per workstation
Organizations licensing workstation versions of both AASHTOWare Bridge Rating and AASHTOWare Bridge Design may request to have their software delivered with a single user interface which provides access to both products.
Agency Sponsored Consultant Licenses
A member agency who is a licensee of the AASHTOWare Bridge Design or AASHTOWare Bridge Rating Unlimited Option may purchase on behalf of consulting engineering firms performing rating or design work for the member agency or a local agency performing rating or design work for the member agency the following AASHTOWare Bridge Design or AASHTOWare Bridge Rating “10-packs”. The system requires a database engine and includes limited support by the member agency. Consulting firms or local agencies using this license option will be required to sign a software license agreement with AASHTO. Contractor support for this licensing option is limited to installation support. Application support for consultants licensing under this option is provided by the Agency Sponsored Consultant licensee purchasing the consultant’s license.
Description Annual License Fee
AASHTOWare Bridge Design or AASHTOWare Bridge Rating 10 Copies $33,000
20 Copies $60,000
30+ Copies $90,000
Educational Option

This option exists for educational institutions within the jurisdictions of our Member Departments, and/or Associate Members to Number of Support contracts free of charge for use in the classroom. This option is not available to individuals and it is not to be used for research, graduate work or any other purpose.

The educational option license offers full functionality with the following limitations:
Maximum number of spans: 3
Maximum span length: no limit
Maximum number of girders per structure: 10
Maximum number of bridges: no limit

Note: A licensing agreement executed by the institution assuring compliance with the education and training limitation is necessary to exercise this option.

Consultant/Developer Extended Support

This option provides extended support services to consultants beyond those provided with their licensing option. This option also provides support for third-party developers who wish to create bridge software tools that would link to the AASHTOWare Bridge database and/or utilize the AASHTOWare Bridge Design/AASHTOWare Bridge Rating GUI. The extended support services are intended to provide consultation and support to consultants and/or assist third-party developers in the development and implementation of third-party applications, and may include the following types of activities:

  • Specialized training, bridge modeling consultation and custom reporting;
  • Assisting client/database server installation and configuration;
  • Specialized training in the use of the AASHTOWare Bridge Design and Rating Application Program Interface;
  • Software application architecture and system design;
  • Performing software development tasks; and
  • Troubleshooting and testing of third-party applications.
Description License Fee
10 hours of contractor support services $2,000
PGSuper Professional

PGSuper Professional™ is a proprietary software product of BridgeSight Inc, South Lake Tahoe, California. AASHTO Member Departments and Associate Members wishing to use PGSuper Professional must license the software from AASHTO and abide by the terms and conditions granted by this license agreement, which is incorporated by reference into the AASHTO licensing agreement (s). A copy of the AASHTO-BridgeSight agreement will be provided to any requesting member or associate member agency.

PGSuper Professional models simple and continuous span conventional pre-tensioned precast /prestressed bridge girder structures. It designs, performs specification checks, and load rates in accordance with the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, the AASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation for LRFR Load Ratings, and DOT agency-specific criteria.

PGSuper Professional adds over a dozen enhancements to the basic PGSuper software including the ability to translate bridge models from PGSuper to the AASHTOWare Bridge Design & Rating database. Other powerful features include: the Girder Design Dashboard™, 3D model visualization, enhanced reporting, enhanced library management, data exchange with Microsoft Excel, DXF, LandXML, and ViaThor's VBent substructure design software. PGSuper Professional also adds exclusive section types including the PCI North East NEXT Beam, Florida I Beam, square-voided slab, and the Illinois IL Girder. Also, for ease of use, PGSuper Professional includes access to cloud-based configurations for a growing number of DOTs.

Description Number of Support Contacts Annual License Fee
Single User 1 $1,500
Single Site 1 - 3 $4,500
Single Site 5 $5,500
Single Site 6 or more $1,000/Contact

A Single User license allows one designated individual to use PGSuper Professional on up to two computers (typically, one desktop and one laptop computer). This person may also utilize support services and is entitled to product updates over the license duration.

Single Site Licenses provide unlimited installations for an entire office located at a single physical address. Companies must purchase a Single Site License for each office location separately. Single Site License pricing is based on the number of contacts for support desired for that office. Support is made available to only those individuals on the Support Contact list. A list of Support Contacts is created at the time of software delivery and may be modified up to twice annually. Licensees are entitled to all product updates over the license duration.

BridgeLink Professional

BridgeLink Professional™, a suite of bridge engineering software, is a proprietary product of BridgeSight Inc, South Lake Tahoe, California which interfaces with the AASHTOWare Bridge Design & Rating database for precast-prestressed girder bridges and provides additional features and tools to support bridge design and rating activities. BridgeLink contains the following software tools.

  • PGSuper ProfessionalTM - a tool for precast-prestressed girder bridge design, analysis and load rating
  • PGSplice ProfessionalTM - a tool for precast-prestressed spliced girder bridge design, analysis and load rating
  • BEToolboxTM - Bridge Engineering Toolbox utility programs
  • TOGATM - TxDOT Optional Girder Analysis tool
  • XBRateTM - reinforced concrete cross beam load rating
Description Number of Support Contacts Annual License Fee
Single User 1 $3,500
Single Site 1 – 3 $10,000
Single Site 5 $13,500
Single Site 6 or more $2,300/Contact

A Single User license allows one designated individual to use PGSuper Professional on up to two computers (typically, one desktop and one laptop computer). This person may also utilize support services and is entitled to product updates over the license duration.

Single Site Licenses provide unlimited installations for an entire office located at a single physical address. Companies must purchase a Single Site License for each office location separately. Single Site License pricing is based on the number of contacts for support desired for that office. Support is made available to only those individuals on the Support Contact list. A list of Support Contacts is created at the time of software delivery and may be modified up to twice annually. Licensees are entitled to all product updates over the license duration.

The option to deliver AASHTOWare Bridge Management software electronically is available to licensing agencies.

Standalone Developer Option

This option is available to third party developers, subject to AASHTOWare Bridge Task Force approval, who wish to create bridge management software tools that would link to the AASHTOWare Bridge Management database and/or utilize the AASHTOWare Bridge Management web interface. The developer license cannot be used to support production asset management operations.

End users of third party tools would be required to be a licensee of the AASHTOWare Bridge Management system in order to use the third party linkage. A third party developer cannot distribute the AASHTO base system. Third party developed software can be licensed, if desired, by the third party developer independent of AASHTO. The licensee of this product will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement. The license fee includes five (5) hours of installation support. Additional support may be obtained via the purchase of AASHTOWare Bridge Management Service Units, described below.

Description Annual License Fee
Annual Fee $1,500
Super Site License

This license allows for use of AASHTOWare Bridge Management on an unlimited number of workstations within the agency, and permits the agency and their agents to use the software on specified structures within the bounds of the licensing agency’s inspection and management responsibilities. This license allows one user to attend the annual user group meeting.

Note: AASHTO member agencies wishing to exercise this option will be required to register the names and contact information for all contractors/consultants using the AASHTOWare Bridge Management product(s) via their Site License and will be responsible for protecting AASHTO’s intellectual property rights to the AASHTOWare Bridge Management product by having each contractor execute the Contractor Agreement in the form specified in Appendix A of the Supplemental License Agreement, and providing a copy of the executed Contractor Agreement to AASHTO.

Description Annual License Fee
Super Site License $38,100
Asset Tiered License
AASHTO offers an asset tier-based licensing of AASHTOWare Bridge Management with pricing based on the number of assets stored in/managed by the software. This licensing option is only available via a Mayvue-hosted/SaaS (Software as a Service) solution and allows for the use of AASHTOWare Bridge Management by an unlimited number of users within the agency. Agents of the licensing agency may also use the software under the agency license, on specified structures within the bounds of the licensing agency, up to the maximum asset number listed for the license tier. Support is limited to 10 hours per year under this licensing option and will not include complimentary attendance at the annual users’ group meeting. An add-on option to include an additional 5 hours of support and provide users group attendance is available for a nominal fee.
Description Annual License Fee
Asset Tier 1 Annual License (max. of 1,000 assets) $16,500 + HAO Units for hosting + 1 Service Unit for initial setup
Asset Tier 2 Annual License (max of 500 assets) $11,000 + HAO Units for hosting + 1 Service Unit for initial setup
Asset Tier 3 Annual License (max of 250 assets) $8,100 + HAO Units for hosting + 1 Service Unit for initial setup
Enhanced Asset Tier Support/Users Group Attendance (optional) $3,100
The enhanced support and users group line item is an optional add-on to any level of the local/small agency license. This add-on entitles the licensee to an additional 5 hours of support per year for a total of 15 hours. The add-on also provides for complimentary registration for one designated licensee to attend the annual users’ group meeting. Travel costs for the user group meetings held within North America are reimbursed by AASHTO. The following is an example provided for planning purposes.
Description Annual License Fee
Cost for Tier 1 (max of 1000 bridges)
AASHTOWare Bridge Management Asset Tier 1 Licensing Fee (Annual Fee) Annual fee for the use of the appropriate asset tier license.   $16,500
Bridge Management Site Hosting (Annual Fee) Annual Site Hosting fees are based on the number of assets and users in the system and will be reviewed/adjusted on an annual basis. On average, four (4) AASHTO HAO Service Units are required to support a small agency’s annual hosting needs.    $12,000 (4 HAO Service Units)  
Initial Set-up of AASHTOWare Bridge Management (One Time Fee = 1 Service Unit) This is an ‘out of the box’ set up of AASHTOWare Bridge Management version. No training or system customizations are included in this deliverable. If your agency would like Mayvue to import inventory or historical inspection data into AASHTOWare Bridge Management please let us know the data format that would be provided. The amount of historic data and data format may have an impact on the set-up fees. $11,600
Asset Tier 1 organization FIRST YEAR $40,100
Consultant License
This option exists for consulting firms performing work within the jurisdictions of AASHTO Member and/or Associate Member Agencies to obtain a cloud hosted instance of AASHTOWare Bridge Management for the purpose of performing testing, instruction/training or agency licensee support activities. This license allows consulting firms to gain experience with AASHTOWare Bridge Management through hands-on exposure to the software. Consultants licensing this software will have access to all software interfaces necessary to exchange or use data from agencies currently licensing AASHTOWare Bridge Management (including APIs, database calls, and flat-files). This license cannot be used to perform production bridge management activities for a non AASHTOWare Bridge Management licensee. The AASHTOWare Bridge Management Consultant license is available only through a cloud hosted environment established by Mayvue Solutions. The hosted environment is delivered with a sample database and the option for the licensee to subsequently populate the database according to their needs. The license fee includes 5 hours of support.
Description Annual fee
AASHTOWare Bridge Management Consultant Licensing Fee (Annual Fee) Annual fee for the use of the license. $7,500
Cloud Hosting Annual fee for cloud hosting. $9,000
(3 HAO Service Units)
Consultant License Annual Fee $16,500
International License
This option exists for international organizations to use AASHTOWare Bridge Management in a testing, production, or support capacity. The instance of AASHTOWare Bridge Management will use English Customary Units and USA currency and date formats. The AASHTOWare Bridge Management International license is available only through a cloud hosted environment established by Mayvue Solutions.
Description Annual fee
AASHTOWare Bridge Management International Licensing Fee (Annual Fee)
Annual fee for the use of the license
$50,000
Cloud Hosting
Annual fee for the cloud hosting.
$30,000
(10 HAO Service Units)
International License Annual Fee $80,000
Educational License
This option exists for educational institutions within the jurisdictions of our Member Departments, and/or Associate Members to AASHTOWare Bridge Management free of charge for use in the classroom. This option is not available to individuals and it is not to be used for research, graduate work or any other purpose.

Note: A licensing agreement executed by the institution assuring compliance with the education and training limitation is necessary to exercise this option.

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