PCASE software is considered public information and is therefore free to all users. PCASE 7.0 has undergone significant functional and cybersecurity testing. It is approved for use on USACE IT systems after going through the Risk Management Framework Assessment process. As with any new software release, we anticipate some minor bugs. If you encounter any issues please contact the PCASE Program Manager, George VanSteenburg at george.w.vansteenburg@usace.army.mil, 402-326-5646.

PCASE software implements Department of Defense Unified Facility Criteria for the design and evaluation of airfields and roadways including:

  • Rigid, Flexible, Overlay, Aggregate, or Mat surfaces
  • Subsurface Drainage
  • Seasonal Variations
  • Evaluation Equipment Support Software
    • Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP)
    • Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) using Falling Weight Deflectometer (FWD) data
  • Evaluation Analysis Software using empirical or layered elastic methodology
    • Back-calculate Modulus values based on testing data
    • Calculate allowable loads and passes based on mission traffic
    • Calculate Pavement Classification Numbers (PCN) based on mission traffic
    • Calculate overlays required to support mission traffic

PCASE 7.0.6 replaces version 7.0.5.

The install file is hashed using the SHA256 algorithm.

Hash: 51B2901A203281AC5C95F677EC73F382B9D569A4A4C501943DEA508BE1BA2D44

Training: All PCASE training is conducted with the latest PCASE version. See the training page for dates.

Posted 27 SEP 2023 - Download PCASE 7.0.6 (.zip file)
PCASE Installation and Configuration Guide - June 2023
PCASE Version Changes 7.0.5-7.0.6 (.pdf)
PCASE 7.0.6 - User Guide (.pdf)

PCASE 7.0 database updates:

Approval to Operate (ATO): Current federal regulations require all major applications and general support systems to be certified as being compliant with information technology security requirements so that information resources and data are protected adequately. PCASE has been approved for use by the Services through their respective approval processes.

Army and US Army Corps of Engineers: PCASE is approved for use through the Risk Management Framework Assess Only Process. The signed PAVER System Security Plan Dated 29 Jan 2024 is available at the link below (CAC Only). Non DoD users can contact the PCASE Program Manager for more information.

USACE - DOD RMF System Security Plan (CAC Only)
POC is Mr. George VanSteenburg, George.W.VanSteenburg@usace.army.mil

Air Force: PCASE is on the Approved Software list
POC is Dr. Barry Mines, barry.mines.2@us.af.mil

Navy: PCASE is in the NAVY Approved Software portfolio
POC is Mr. Marshall Davis, marshall.b.davis@navy.mil

PCASE 2.09.08 is the old version of PCASE which is no longer supported but is made available while DoD organizations transition to PCASE 7.0.

Download PCASE 2.09.08 Desktop (.zip file)
PCASE 2.09.08 - Installation Instructions (.pdf)
PCASE 2.09.08 - Significant Changes (.pdf)
PCASE 2.09 - User Manual (.pdf)

Other Software Tools

  • PAVER™ - Pavement Maintenance Management System
  • MODBERG - Tool for calculating depth of frost penetration. Note that MODBERG is not currently certified for use on Department of Defense information systems, but still implements current criteria. The application has not been updated since 2006, so you may encounter issues with installing it on a 64-bit operating system and when installed it must be run in compatibility mode.
  • TRACK 3.1 - Railroad Track Evaluation Program. Note that TRACK is not currently certified for use on Department of Defense information systems, but still implements current criteria. It has not been updated since 2006 and must be run in compatibility mode.

DISCLAIMER: These programs are furnished by the U.S. Government and are accepted and used by the recipient with the express understanding that the United States Government makes no warranties, expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, usability, or suitability for any particular purpose of the information and data within these programs or furnished in connection therewith, and the United States shall be under no liability whatsoever to any person by reason of any use made thereof. These programs belongs to the Government. Therefore, the recipient further agrees not to assert any proprietary rights therein or to represent them to anyone as other than Government programs. Note to Non-US users: PCASE will only work if the language of your computer is set to recognize decimals as "periods" or "2.045". If your language uses "commas" or "2,045" for decimal notations, then PCASE will not run properly.