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02/04/2014 - Announcing the Release of PGSuper Professional 1.3 and PGSuper 2.8

BridgeSight introduces PGSuper Professional Version 1.3 in concert with the Washington and Texas Departments of Transportation release of PGSuper Version 2.8. These versions have many useful and exciting new features and enhancements including computation of bearing seat elevations. Here are some highlights:

01/09/2014 - Warning for PGSuper Users Upgrading to Windows 8.1

Note: This only applies to PGSuper users who are considering upgrading their Windows Vista/7/8 computers to Windows 8.1.

There is a bug in the PGSuper 2.7.4 installer that will make it so you cannot uninstall or upgrade PGSuper after you have upgraded to Windows 8.1. To get around this problem

1) Uninstall PGSuper before upgrading to Windows 8.1
2) Install the Windows 8.1 update
2) Download the latest version of PGSuper and install it.

We apologize the the inconvenience.

11/17/2013 - BridgeSight Offers Per-Incident PGSuper Support Plan

November 18, 2013
BridgeSight's new Per Incident Support Plan provides cost-effective, as-needed support for non-PGSuper Professional users at a fraction of the cost of PGSuper Professional. Target response times for per-incident support is four business hours or less. In contrast, response to questions posted to the PGSuper.com support forums can take up to several days.

09/12/2013 - New Tutorial, and Come See Us at PCI!

New PGSuper Tutorial
Just posted a new tutorial showing some of the productivity features in PGSuper Professional, and how to convert a harped strand design into an all-straight strand design. The tutorial can be found at http://www.pgsuper.com/content/productivity-features-pgsuper-professional

September 20-24, 2013 - Grapevine, Texas

08/27/2013 - Come and meet the PGSuper developers at the Western Bridge Engineers Conference

September 3–6, 2013, Bellevue, Washington

BridgeSight will have a booth (#105) on the conference floor to show the latest version of PGSuper. We invite you to come see this to see the latest features and to learn more about PGSuper. We’ll also be offering special discounts on PGSuper Professional. I hope to see you there!

Best regards,

Richard Pickings
President, BridgeSight Inc.

08/06/2013 - PGSuper 2.7.3 Released

The Bridge Offices of the Washington, Texas, and Kansas Departments of
Transportation are pleased to release PGSuper Version 2.7.3.

You may download the latest version of PGSuper from
http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/eesc/bridge/software

This is a maintenance update that includes the following changes:

  • Updated for AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, 6th Edition, 2013
    interim provisions
  • Updated for the AASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation, 2nd Edition, 2011
    and 2013 interim provisions

12/03/2013 Tutorial - How to Create New Girders In PGSuper!

PGSuper users have been asking for this one, and we have delivered. This narrated video tutorial describes how to create your own girder sections in the PGSuper library. Topics covered are:

09/06/2012 - Big News in the PGSuper World - Introducing PGSuper 2.7 and PGSuper Professional!

09/06/2012: This newsletter brings news from two fronts. We've just released two new tutorials on PGSuper.com about major new products:

BridgeSight is Proud to Introduce PGSuper Professional!

Come see us in Booth #103 at the 2012 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference this weekend (9/29-10/02) in Nashville, TN. We're there to discuss PGSuper and give away some free stuff!

05/06/2012 - New Tutorial, and New Release! - Highlights of PGSuper Version 2.6

Version 2.6 of PGSuper was released last week. This release includes several updates and some usefule new features, such as

  • Support for AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, 6th Edition 2012
  • Support for extended prestressing strands
  • Options for negative moment calculations
  • Updated engineering calculations

Check out the new features in our tutorial paper at:  http://www.pgsuper.com/drupal/TrainingHome

12/01/2011 - BridgeSight Signs Contract with Kansas DOT to Perform PGSuper Modifications

News Release - December  1, 2011 - BridgeSight Software signs contract with the Kansas Department of Transportation Bridge Division to customize the open source girder design program PGSuper to fit KDOT's needs for LRFD precast/prestressed girder design. When completed, KDOT will have a custom girder design program that is tailored to meet their needs at a fraction of the cost to develop software from scratch.

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