Materials Division

Documents and Downloads

New Products Information:

New Products Application

Special Products Evaluation List (SPEL) (pdf 265 KB) 12/8/16

Manual of Instructions by Chapter:

I: General Instructions
II: Methods and Frequencies of Sampling
III: Geotechnical Engineering
IV: Sampling and Control of Hydraulic Cement Concrete
V: Sampling and Control of Asphalt Concrete

VI: Pavement Design and Evaluation
VII: Materials Acceptance and Materials Notebook Program
VIII: Reports and Forms
IX: Technical Tables and Related Data

Materials Division Memorandums (MDs):

MD 406-16: Weigh persons Daily Summary Sheet (Form TL 102A)(pdf.94KB) 9/30/16
MD 405-16: Sec. 108,01 Surety Bond(pdf.87KB) 7/8/16
MD 404-16: Revision to Materials Division's Manual of Instructions Chapter II-Methods and Frequencies of Sampling(pdf.87KB) 6/28/16
MD 402-16: Addition of Approved List No. 85 for Cement Manufacturers(pdf.96KB) 6/28/16
MD 401-16: Revision to Materials Division's Manual of Instructions Chapter IV-Sampling and Control of Hydraulic Cement Concrete(pdf.111KB) 6/28/16
MD 400-16: Supplemental requirements for rock core description(pdf.332KB) 6/27/16
MD 403-16: Chapter II of the Materials Manual of Instructions Section 204.32(a) Castings, Section 209.07 and Approved List No.61(pdf.24KB) 6/14/16
MD 399-16: Investigation Requirements for Trenchless Pipe Applications(pdf.282KB) 4/21/16
MD 398-16: Revision to VDOT Manual of Instructions Section 204.19(k) title on waterstops for non-pipe applications(pdf.17KB) 4/18/16
MD 397-16: Revision to VDOT Manual of Instructions Section 204.19(i) on how VDOT accepts pipe gasket, joint, connection, and coating materials; Revision to Approved List #14 Pipe Gaskets and Coatings (pdf.50KB) 4/18/16
MD 396-16: Requirements for Materials Divisions Approved List No. 31 and VTM 132 defining the tests required for approving hydraulic cement concrete repair materials (pdf.158KB) 4/6/16
MD 393-16: Revision to VDOT Manual of Instructions Section 204.22(c) qualifications to supply miscellaneous precast products, conditions for removal and appeal process (pdf.321KB) 3/22/16
MD 394-16: Notice of Revision to Materials Division's Manual of Instructions (Chapter VIII), the issuance of a new reporting form for Tack Coat and new Virginia Test Method(pdf, 18KB) 3/2/16
MD 395-16: Update of Asphalt Concrete Mix Selection Guidelines Section 605(pdf, 53KB) 2/24/16
MD 391-15: Acceptance of Geosynthetics(pdf, 140KB) 11/3/15
MD 390-15: Update by deletion of Section 803.68 Form TL-138, District Quality Review Checklist(pdf, 87KB) 11/4/15
MD 389-15: Chemical Admixtures for Hydraulic Cement Concrete(pdf, 78KB) 10/23/15 
MD 386-15: Notice of Revision to Materials Division's Manual of Instructions Chapter VI(pdf, 485KB)6/4/15 
MD 388-15: Manual of Instructions Revision to Chapter II Section 204.30 Reflective Materials in Pavement Markings(pdf, 39KB) 4/15/15 
MD 387-15: Funding Allocation for Purchasing District Materials Laboratory/Field Supplies and Equipment(pdf, 88KB) 3/31/15 

Approved Lists:

Approved Lists (pdf 4MB) Updated 02/13/17
Pre-Approved NCHRP 350 Crash Tested List (Barriers) (.pdf 90KB)
Pre-Approved Traffic Control Device Listing (Link)

Virginia Calibration Methods (VCMs): 

Virginia Calibration Methods (.pdf 440KB) 8/25/15

Virginia Test Methods (VTMs):

 Virginia Test Methods (pdf 5MB) 6/8/16

VDOT Forms including Materials TL (Test Log) Forms

VDOT Forms (Link)

TL-131 (160 KB) 1/24/14


Materials Documentation

Source of Materials Resource Document (.pdf 404 KB) 09/10/07
Materials Notebook Resource Document (.pdf 2 MB) 03/16/15

Local Assistance Projects Webinar (May 1, 2015)

Locally Administered Projects Manual Updates & Materials Quality Assurance Plan Requirements (May 11, 2015)

Materials Overview for Business Transformation Office

District Project Listings (December 2016)




Hampton Roads


Northern Va




Certification Proficiency Checklists 

Asphalt Checklists:

Asphalt Plant, Level I Technician Proficiency Test
Asphalt Plant, Level II Technician Proficiency Test
Asphalt Field Technician Proficiency Test

Central Mix Aggregate Checklists:

Central Mix Aggregate Proficiency Checklists

Concrete Plant Checklists:

Concrete Plant Proficiency Checklists

Pavement Marking Checklists:

Pavement Marking Proficiency Checklists

Soils Checklists:

Soils Proficiency Checklists

GEOXT, GINT, Microstation, and GEOPAK Integrator

The "GEOXT, GINT, Microstation, and GEOPAK Integrator" Software is provided "as-is", without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.
In no event shall Commonwealth of Virginia be liable for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, or any damages 
whatsoever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of damage, and 
on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this Software.

The "GEOXT, GINT, Microstation, and GEOPAK Integrator" Software could include technical or other inaccuracies or typographical errors. 
Changes are periodically added to the information; these changes may be incorporated in future editions at any;gt;    

Permission is granted to anyone to use "GEOXT, GINT, Microstation, and GEOPAK Integrator" Software on VDOT projects.

GEOXT, GINT, Microstation, and GEOPAK Integrator (.zip 130 MB)

Readme and Documentation (.pdf 4mb)

Pavement Design & Evaluation Documents:

RTE 58 Concrete Overlay Open House

Overview of Open House
FHWA Technology Transfer Program and Concrete Overlays: Sam Tyson, FHWA; Kurt Smith, Applied Pavement Technology, inc.
Concrete Pavements in Virginia: Mohamed Elfino, VDOT
Construction of Overlays on US 58: Contractor Perspective: Lowell Jensen, Hi-Way Paving
Construction of Overlays on US 58: Project Staff Perspective: Bobby Baker, NXL Construction Services, Inc.
Construction of Overlays on US 58: Construction Summary: Tom Tate, VDOT
Construction of Overlays on US 58: Research and Materials Testing: Celik Ozyildirim, VCTIR
FHWA Mobile Lab Testing
: Jagan Gudimettla, FHWA

2016 Virginia Concrete Conference

Using Self-Consolidating Concrete for Concrete Repairs
Carbon Fiber Composite Cable (CFCC) in Prestressed Concrete Piles and Beams
Changes to Division IV of the Road and Bridge Specifications
Link Slab Closure Pours and Deck Overlays near Covington, VA
High Early Strength Concretes with Improved Durability
Issues with Post-Tensioned Girders
FDOT Changing Post-Tensioning and Segmental Concrete Bridge Program

Roller Compacted Concrete Paving Panel: VDOT Perspective
Pavement Life Cycle Cost Analysis
Decorative Concrete for Pavements
Advancing the Use of the Maturity Meter in Hydraulic Cement Concrete Operations
Pervious Concrete Paving
VDOT’s Implementation of MEPDG
Roller Compacted Concrete
VDOT RCC Project - RSI Perspective

General Session
Concrete Research Program at VTRC
2015 Excellence in Concrete Award
Accelerated Construction Techniques
Concrete Mix Components: Trends & Challenges

2015 Virginia Concrete Conference

2014 Virginia Concrete Conference

Asphalt Program Documents and Presentations

VDOT/VAA Coop Meeting Documents 
Pavement and Trench Widening Workshop (.pdf 10mb)
Lynchburg District High RAP Production and Placement - 2008 (.pdf 2mb) 05/12/08
Richmond District-Dinwiddie High RAP Production and Placement - 2008 (.pdf 2mb) 04/18/08
Richmond District-Goochland High RAP Production and Placement - 2008 (.pdf 1mb) 06/20/08
Salem District High RAP Production and Placement - 2008 (.pdf 171kb) 04/04/08

2015 VAA Fall Conference

I-81 Recycling Project Update; Jose Gomez
VDOT Hi-Polymer Asphalt – Implementation of NCAT Test Track Research; David P. Shiells, P.E.
VDOT Hi-Polymer Asphalt – Industry Perspective
Improving Dense Graded Mixtures; David Lee, P.E., Stacey Diefenderfer, Ph.D., P.E., Kevin McGhee, P.E. 
SUPERPAVE Trial Mixes – Superior Paving’s Experience; Dave Helmick 
Specifications Changes for the 2016 Schedules; Don Silies
VDOT 2016 Traffic Engineering Specification Revisions and Work Zone Reminders; Harry A. Campbell, P. E.
Materials Specifications & Virginia Test Methods (VTM’s); Rob Crandol, P.E.
I-64 and I-264 Pavement Rehabilitation Project - VDOT Hampton Roads District - Challenges and Successful Outcome; Vasilios A. Andreou, P.E., Steve Ordung, Parker Mills
Virginia Education Center for Asphalt Technology (VECAT); Trenton M. Clark

2014 VAA Fall Conference

2013 VAA Fall Conference


2016 Asphalt Regional Seminars

2016 Final Agenda
Work Zone Crash Statistics - 2015
Traffic Control
Materials Spec. Changes for 2016
2016 Volume II Specifications Changes
Tack Coat Inspection and Verification Process
Sorting Out Project Issues . . . The Decision Making Process
Pavement Checklist
VDOT Paving Manual: A Pocket Guide

2015 Asphalt Regional Seminars

2014 Asphalt Regional Seminars

Concrete Program Documents, Meetings and Presentations

Regional Asphalt Meeting Documents

Other Downloads


Page last modified: Feb. 14, 2017