• Now Available: OpenBridge Modeler V8i SELECTseries 3, v08.11.12.57

    We are excited to announce a new release of OpenBridge Modeler V8i SELECT series 3. This new release features several user requested enhancements and bug fixes and introduces over 30 enhancements to the product since our last release in February. There is tremendous interest from the bridge owners, designers, contractors and consultants in Bridge Information Modeling, and OpenBridge modeler is an effective tool for enabling…

    • Fri, Jun 30 2017
  • What is New in LEAP Bridge Concrete CONNECT Edition V17? (June 8, 2017)

    LEAP Bridge Concrete CONNECT Edition V17 contains enhancements and bug fixes. The major enhancements include:

    • Response spectrum analysis for seismic design
      • US LRFD code
      • Indian code
    • Support new PennDOT girder types for superstructure design
      • 28 Adjacent Box Beams
      • 75 I-Girders
      • 28 Spread Box Beams
    • Support installation of multiple versions
    • Sloped footing for India market
    • Sloped abutment for India market
    • Detailed design…
    • Fri, Jun 23 2017
  • Designers and Detailers: Bridge to a Better Workflow June 14, 2017 2:00 PM Eastern

    Learn how Bentley’s bridge solution enables you to plan, design, analyze, and detail reinforcement within a Connected Data Environment to increase productivity, mitigate risks, and streamline workflows. See how you can develop intelligent 3D parametric bridge models within the context of an overall transportation project using OpenBridge Modeler for rapid and iterative design, and efficiently model any reinforced concrete…

    • Thu, May 25 2017
  • What’s New in the LEAP Bridge Concrete Patch (v16.02.00.11)?

    We recently identified a few issues in the current market version 16.02.00.01 of LEAP Bridge Concrete. The details of the issues are as shown below. We have fixed those issues, and created a maintenance patch (v16.02.00.11). If you need this patch, please contact our technical support manager Ignacio Almagro (Ignacio.Almagro@bentley.com).

    • In Precast/Prestressed Girder module
      • Analytical results of individual load cases…
    • Wed, Apr 12 2017
  • Now Available: OpenBridge Modeler V8i SELECT series 2, v08.11.11.72

    We are excited to announce that OpenBridge Modeler V8i SELECT series 2 will be released shortly. Several enhancements and bug fixes based on user feedback have been implemented in this release. This release will continue to add value and increase productivity for bridge engineers involved with comprehensive bridge information modeling.

    •Substructure Drawings – Generate preliminary drawings for abutments and piers, including…

    • Sun, Jan 29 2017
  • What's New in LEAP Bridge Steel CONNECT Edition V16 Update 2?

    LEAP Bridge Steel CONNECT Edition V16 Update 2 contains enhancements, improvements, and several bug fixes. Major enhancements include the addition of: design optimization for the web plates, the ability to design code check multiple years (AASHTO LRFD 2015 and 2016), use of wheel loading for live load analysis, design check summary reports, and improved display of analysis results.

    Critical Bug fix

    A critical bug has…

    • Wed, Dec 28 2016
  • What's New in LEAP Bridge Concrete CONNECT Edition Update 1?

       LEAP Bridge Concrete CONNECT Edition V16 Update 1 contains enhancements and several bug fixes.


     The enhancements include:  

    • Consolidated library

    • Improved integration of LBC with ProjectWise

    • Detailed design reports for Substructure Module, and

    • Two-way connection to OpenBridge Modeler

    • Mon, Aug 22 2016
  • Just Released: OpenBridge Modeler V8i SELECTseries 1

    A new version of OpenBridge Modeler is now available. Based on user feedback we have added several enhancements and a few bug fixes. 

    This post will be updated as soon as the software is available for download by users. 

    • Pier Columns can now be defined with variable cross-sections including parabolic, linear and circular transitions between sections thus allowing flexible and advanced column shapes.
    • Geometry data transferred…
    • Thu, Aug 11 2016
  • Webinar: RM Bridge - Analysis, Design, and Construction from Beginning to End with Bentley

    This webinar features, RM Bridge and will demonstrate:

    • How RM Bridge can save time, improve results, and maximize your ROI
    • How to save time in bridge engineering by streamlining massive analytical tasks with optimization
    • How to ensure safe bridges while, considering environmental impacts
    • How RM Bridge was successfully used for impressive bridges.

    Webinar Schedule:

    (Click to register)

    North America - 21st June 2016 2…

    • Sun, May 29 2016
  • RM Bridge View - Best Practices for Advanced Result Presentation

    RM Bridge View represents the new post-processing tool of RM Bridge.

    With the latest version many new features were added, which allows to view:

    • Internal forces
    • Stresses
    • Strains
    • Design check results
    • Live loads
    • Structure
    in multiple ways, like:
    • 3D diagrams
    • 2D diagrams
    • Tables

    Review the videos listed below to have a quick overview of the new RM Bridge View capabilities:

    • Tue, May 3 2016
  • Now Available: OpenBridge Modeler

     OpenBridge Modeler - Develop intelligent 3D bridge models within the context of an overall transportation project using OpenBridge Modeler for rapid and iterative design.


    “OpenBridge Modeler is very easy for bridge designers to use because you input all of your parameters like you would in an analysis program and the software generates the graphical model for you.  You don’t have to be a CAD expert to use the program…

    • Wed, Apr 27 2016
  • Upgrade to LEAP Bridge Concrete!

      LEAP Bridge Concrete now includes all of the individual LEAP modules that were previously sold separately (CONSPAN, CONBOX, CONSPLICE, RC-PIER, and GEOMATH.) With LEAP Bridge Concrete you can create 3D bridge models, perform analysis, design, and load-rating, handle bridge geometry and more, on concrete bridges of all types. Upgrading to the latest version of LEAP Bridge Concrete ensures that you will have access to all…

    • Wed, Apr 27 2016
  • LARS Bridge CONNECT Edition 10.01.00.02 is now available on SELECT

    LARS Bridge CONNECT Edition 10.01.00.02 is now available for download on SELECT. See the attached release notes for changes to LARS Bridge in this update.

    • Fri, Apr 15 2016
  • RM Bridge CONNECT Edition 10.01.00.02 now available on Select

    The new version of RM Bridge CONNECT Edition V10 Update 1 - v10.01.00.02 has been released.

    It is part of the new Bentley CONNECT Edition branded generation of products and supports the Bentley CONNECT features like online services and project support capabilities.

    The new product generation RM Bridge CONNECT Edition V10 replaces the RM Bridge V8i V08.11 generation.
    Both generations require the new SELECT licenses. You…

    • Fri, Apr 8 2016
  • Webinar: Steel Girder Bridge Modeling, Analysis and Design with OpenBridge Modeler and LEAP Bridge Steel

    See how to develop intelligent 3D bridge models within the context of an overall transportation project with Bentley’s OpenBridge

    This webinar will highlight the use of OpenBridge Modeler and it’s interoperability with OpenRoads and LEAP Bridge Steel. Attendees will learn how to:

    • Leverage OpenRoads geometry data (terrain, alignments, profile, and superelevation) into your bridge project
    • Layout a multi-span…
    • Mon, Apr 4 2016
  • OpenBridge Modeler V8i is now available!

    We are excited to announce the first commercial release of OpenBridge Modeler V8i. Develop intelligent 3D bridge models within the context of an overall transportation project using OpenBridge Modeler for rapid and iterative design. Interoperate with Bentley's bridge analysis and design applications, LEAP Bridge Concrete, LEAP Bridge Steel, RM Bridge, as well as ProStructures. Calibrate design to terrain, roadways,…

    • Fri, Apr 1 2016
  • Coming soon! …. OpenBridge Modeler V8i

    Coming soon! …. OpenBridge Modeler V8i

     

    Bentley's Bridge Analysis Modeling team is proud to announce the soon to be released OpenBridge Modeler V8i.

     

    Develop intelligent 3D bridge models within the context of an overall transportation project. Use OpenBridge Modeler for rapid and iterative parametric design. Calibrate design to terrain, roadways, access ramps, and related infrastructure by directly leveraging…

    • Fri, Mar 18 2016
  • Bentley Bridge Special Interest Group (SIG) Meeting - Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. EST

    Please join Barbara Day for the next Bentley Bridge Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting, Applying Product Updates to Improve Your Workflows, on Thursday, February 18, at 2 p.m. EST.

    SIG live, virtual meetings are complimentary, and attendees earn one Professional Development Hour. You'll learn how:

      • New features in LEAP Bridge, LARS Bridge, and RM Bridge streamline existing processes
      • OpenBridge Modeler integration…
    • Wed, Feb 17 2016
  • Bentley Bridge Special Interest Group - February 18

    Join Alex Mabrich for this session which will cover the latest features in the upcoming product releases of RM Bridge, LEAP Bridge Concrete, LEAP Bridge Steel and introducing OpenBridge Modeler.

    Register Here!

    • Tue, Feb 16 2016
  • New Product Line RM Bridge CONNECT Edition now available on SELECT

    The new product generation of RM Bridge CONNECT Edition v10.00 has been released.

    It is part of the new Bentley CONNECT Edition branded generation of products and supports the Bentley CONNECT features like online services and project support capabilities.

    The new product generation RM Bridge CONNECT Edition v10.00 replaces the RM Bridge V8i V08.11 generation.
    Both generations require the new SELECT licenses. You need…

    • Wed, Oct 7 2015
  • LARS Bridge CONNECT Edition 10.00.00.01 now available on Select

    LARS Bridge CONNECT Edition 10.00.00.01 is now available for download on Select. See the attached release notes for changes to LARS Bridge in this update.

    • Fri, Oct 2 2015
  • New Post-Processing tool RM Bridge View is available for RM Bridge Advanced

    RM Bridge View is a new post-processing structure and results viewer module based on the MicroStation V8i Power Platform.

    It is an optional Add-On for the RM Bridge Advanced product.
    Please install it only, if you want to use the RM Bridge Advanced product and have a license for it!

    The standalone application allows:

    • Graphical display of structure and its beam results (colored surface, diagrams and deflected structure…
    • Fri, Jul 24 2015
  • Australian Super T-Beam Wizard available in RM Bridge Advanced+ V8i v08.11.28.02

    The Australian Super T-Beam Wizard has been added. It was derived from the subtype Pre-Cast Wizard.
    Geometry definition has been extended with pre-stressing templates and loading according AS 5100.2 - 2004.

    Several important extensions and improvements have been done:

    • Roadway definition: modeling of the deck surface with variable Cross fall and Super elevation.
    • Automatic calculation of haunches between girder top and…
    • Wed, Jul 22 2015
  • New maintenance release RM Bridge Advanced+ V8i v08.11.28.02 published

    The maintenance version of RM Bridge Advanced+ V8i v08.11.28.02 was published.

    The new product line RM Bridge V8i v08.11 replaces the RM Bridge Professional v08.10 product line and requires the new SELECT Licensing.
    You need at least the new SELECT license of the RM Bridge or/and the RM Bridge Advanced SELECT product.

    RM Bridge Advanced+ v08.11.28.02 is a maintenance release for v08.11.18.01

    We recommend using it as…

    • Sun, Jul 19 2015