What’s New in LEAP Bridge Steel CONNECT Edition V17 Maintenance 2? (August 22, 2017)

LEAP Bridge Steel CONNECT Edition V17 Maintenance 2 contains enhancements and bug fixes.

The following enhancements and bug fixes are available in this release.


  • Load Rating for Tub-Girders
  • Shear Connector Design Check for Tub-Girders

 Bug Fixes

This release fixes the following issues:

  • Error in calculating the load rating factors at the POI’s where live load creates both negative and positive flexure
  • Error in analysis results, when FEM analysis is used, in case the direction of alignment is not N90 00 00E
  • Incorrect calculation of slab self-weight and cover plate self-weight
  • Minor graphical issues related to tub-girder models
  • Incorrect report and graphics for lane load details

For the detailed release notes see the attached PDF file.