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APRAS Availability Notice - Updated 11/21/10
APRAS Web down-time has been significantly improved.
APRAS Web will be unavailable on the last Saturday of the month for 30mins
between the hours of 11:30PM-12:30AM for system processing and backup.
APRAS Web will remain unavailable for enterprise infrastructure support on
Sunday from 5 AM to 7 AM.
In some cases, the system will be available before the advertised completion time.
Click here for M936A Series Forms.
Click here for APRAS Release Notes.
Click here for APRAS Turnpike Routing.
The online training manual is available in Adobe Acrobat format. To download the files for future reference, right-click on the link and select "Save Target As..."
Online Training Manual - Volume 1 - Gearing Up
Online Training Manual - Volume 2 - Using APRAS
Online Training Manual - Volume 3 - Super Loads

APRAS Web has been tested with, and support is provided for Internet Explorer 8. Later browsers should be run in compatibility mode to ensure APRAS web will run correctly. Your browser must be configured to accept cookies.

Also confirm that you are using IE32 bit. Issues will occur if IE is 64 bit mode. To determine which bit version you are running, check "About Internet Explorer" in Help or . Look for a reference to 64 bit. If found, you will need to change your version to 32 bit.

Go to Start-> All Programs

You will see Internet Explorer listed twice.


Select Internet Explorer
Download Oracle's Java Plugin

APRAS Web requires the use of Oracle Java Plug-in version 6, Update 35. All other versions of Java should be uninstalled. Follow the instructions to uninstall your current Java version through your computer's control panel.

1. Click Link Java Plug-in Version 1.6.0_35 to open a new browser that displays Java SE Runtime Environment 6u35.
2. Accept the license agreement.
3. Click on Windows Offline Installation (build 06).
4. Enter Username and Password, if you already have an account or Click the Sign Up link for a free Oracle Web account.
5. Enter the required fields and follow the installation instructions.
6. Not check "Check for Updates Automatically"

If you are unable to access the APRAS Web Home Page or enter applications, you should first check the status of APRAS:
(1) by visiting the PENNDOT Home Page (www.dot.state.pa.us) and selecting "Services & Software", then "DOT Online Services", then "APRAS - Automated Permit Routing and Analysis System" and reading the status message and/or
(2) by checking your E-mail (if you have provided the Central Permit Office with your correct E-mail address).
(3) Also, attempt to access another favorite web site (to verify you currently have access to other sites).
If the nature of the problem and estimated repair time is known, this information will be posted at one or more of the above three locations. This protocol was established to allow for efficient notification to all users whenever problems arise. Please refrain from calling PENNDOT until after you have checked all four options above.