Materials Division

 

Documents and Downloads

New Products Information:

New Products Application

Special Products Evaluation List (.pdf 306 kb) 12/12/14

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 383-14: Calcium Chloride Surface Treatment of Gravel Roads(pdf, 41KB) 12/3/14
MD 380-14: Revision of Materials MOI Section 115 Materials Certification Schools Program(pdf, 26KB) 10/22/14
MD 369-14: Hydraulic Cement Concrete Plant and Truck Inspections(pdf, 47KB) 10/8/14
MD 379-14: Chapter 3 Manual of Instructions Sample Retention(pdf, 48KB) 7/22/14
MD 378-14: Lab and NDT Equipment Full Service Maintenance Contract(pdf, 57KB) 6/25/14
MD 377-14: Revisions regarding TL-127 Form in Sections 803.62, 803.63, and 803.64, for use in MITS/PLAID database(pdf, 61 KB) 7/8/14
MD 376-14: Revise Section 309.05 to Materials MOI to Add Detail on Laboratory Tests and Source Testing Frequency(pdf, 54KB) 6/6/14                          
MD 375-14: Two New Virginia Test Methods for evaluation and testing of Corrosion-Resistant Reinforcing Steel(pdf, 47KB) 5/2/14
MD 374-14: Section 117 New Products Evaluation Committee Process(pdf, 112 KB) 4/17/14
MD 373-14: Funding Allocation Guidance for District Materials Laboratory Supplies(pdf, 48 KB) 3/31/14
MD 372-14: Procurement Procedures and Processes(pdf, 44 KB) 3/26/14
MD 371-14: Revisions to TL-50 and TL-52 Forms in MITS/PLAID(pdf74 KB) 4/7/14
MD 370-14: Notice of Revision to 2009 Pavement Design Guide for Subdivision and Secondary Roads in Virginia(pdf, 46 kb) 2/1/14
MD 367-14: TL-131 Letter of Materials Certification to FHWA(pdf,50 KB) 1/21/14
MD 366-13: Use of AASHTO Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design from January 1, 2014(pdf, 42 KB) 12/19/13
MD 365-13: Notice of Revision of Secondary Road Recycling Projects Review Process(pdf, 38 KB) 12/19/13
MD 364-13: Notice of Revision to VTM-102(pdf, 45 KB) 12/13/13
MD 363-13: Revisions to Manual of Instructions, Geotextile Sections(pdf, 59 KB) 10/29/13
MD 362-13: Soil Lab Testing 304.01 and Aggregate Sections 308.05(e), 309.01, 309.05 (new), and 309.06 (new)(pdf, 60 KB) 10/29/13
MD 361-13: Notice of Revisions to VTM-1, VTM-8, VTM-10, VTM-51, and VTM-52(pdf, 50 KB) 9/20/13
MD 360-13: Revision of Approved List 38 Pipe Rehabilitation Systems (pdf, 46 KB) 8/22/13

 

Approved Lists:

Approved Lists (pdf 3mb) Updated 12/15/14
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)

Virginia Test Methods (VTMs):

 Virginia Test Methods (.pdf 6mb) 10/16/14
 

Materials TL (Test Log) Forms

Materials TL-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 93 kb) 09/10/07

 

District Project Listings (December 2014)

Bristol

Culpeper

Fredericksburg

Hampton Roads

Lynchburg

Northern Va

Richmond

Salem

Staunton

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 time.gt;gt;    

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

GEOXT, GINT, Microstation, and GEOPAK Integrator (.exe 100 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
 

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

2014 VAA Fall Conference

Lessons Learned: VDOT’s In-Place Pavement Recycling Research; Brian Diefenderfer, Ph.D., P.E.
FHWA - 2014 Fall Asphalt Conference; Irene Rico, FHWA
Rehabilitation of the Blue Ridge Parkway with FDR and AC Overlay; Michael Walters, FHWA - EFLHD
2013 VDOT Asphalt Paving Awards
Virginia's Best 2013 - Recognition of Virginia's Top Non-VDOT Asphalt Paving Projects
Pavement Recycling; David Kaulfers, P.E., PMP
RIDE (Ride Incentive Disincentive Evaluation) Fall Asphalt Conference; David Kaulfers, P.E., PMP
Industry Research & Innovation Projects; Audrey Copeland
Overview of Asphalt Research Program; Michael M. Sprinkel P.E.
Using PMS Data to Review Surface Mix Performance; Kevin McGhee, P.E.
Research Update: High RAP; Stacey Diefenderfer, Ph.D., P.E.
NCAT Pavement Test Track; NCAT
Bonding of Asphalt Pavement Layers; NCAT
Tack & Bond Strength; Rob Crandol, P.E.
Work Zone Safety;
Review of Virginia’s 2013 Work Zone Crash Statistics; David Rush
Construction Division Update; Alan E. Saunders, P.E., CCM
Materials Division Update; Andy Babish, P.E.
Materials Specifications & Virginia Test Methods (VTM’s) 2014 Fall Conference; Rob Crandol, P.E.
VDOT Safety Reminders and Traffic Engineering Changes; Vanloan Nguyen, P.E.
 

2013 VAA Fall Conference

2012 NCAT Pavement Test Track; R. Buzz Powell, NCAT
2013 Fall Asphalt Conference - Commissioner's Comments; Greg Whirley, VDOT
Applied Research Activities; Kevin McGhee, VCTIR
Construction - Section 100 and R&B Specifications; Mark Cacamis, VDOT
High Performance Asphalt Intersections - Fact or Fiction; Trenton M. Clark, VAA
High RAP Research Studies; Stacey Diefenderfer, VCTIR
Materials Division Overview; Andy Babish, VDOT
Materials Specifications & Virginia Test Methods (VTM's); Robert Crandol, VDOT
Maximizing the Service Life of Dense Graded Asphalt Mixes; David Lee, VDOT
Moving Ahead for Progess in the 21st Century - MAP-21; Irene Rico, FHWA
National Updates & Discussion - MAP-21; Andy Mergenmeier, FHWA
Porous Pavement - SR 234 Park and Ride Lot; David Shiells, VDOT; David Branscome, Branscome Paving Company; Michael Fitch, VCTIR
Thinlay - More Than Just Preventive Maintenance; Brian Dolan, MAA
Update on VDOT's Asphalt Research Activities; Jose Gomez, VDOT
VDOT Specifications Update Traffic Engineering & Work Zone; VanLoan Nguyen, VDOT
Virginia's Best 2012 - Recognition of Virginia's Top Non-VDOT Asphalt Paving Projects; Richard Schreck 
Pictures of 2013 Pavement Awards - District and Statewide Winners
 

2014 Asphalt Regional Seminars

Pres. 1 - Asphalt Quality Task Force - David Shiells
Pres. 2 - VCTIR Update - Kevin McGhee
Pres. 3 - Asphalt Mixes - David Lee
Pres. 4 - 2014 Specs VTM - Rob Crandol
Pres. 5 - Pavement Markings Issues - Nguyen Campbell
Pres. 6 - MITS and PLAID - Dave Kaulfers
Pres. 7 - Pavement_Wedge - Emmett Heltzel
Pres. 8a - Longitudinal Joint Density - Todd Rorrer
Pres. 8b - Construction of Longitudinal Joints - Ken Arthur
Pres. 9a - Paving Inspection Reminders - Trenton Clark
Pres. 9b - VDOT QA Program - Rob Crandol
Pres. 10 - Achieving Smooth Pavement - Dave Helmick
 

Concrete Program Documents, Meetings and Presentations

VDOT/VRMCA Coop Meeting Minutes

Regional Asphalt Meeting Documents

2011

Frequently Asked Questions

2010

Frequently Asked Questions
Session 1: Agenda
Session 2: Bonded Weigh and MCS
Session 3: AC Program Changes
Session 4: AC Spec Changes Lab
Session 5: WMA and High Rap
Session 6: AC Spec Changes Field
Session 7: Paving Inspector Reminders

Other Downloads

The Bonded Weigh Program: Weighperson Training Manual (.pdf 3mb)
Comparative Study of VTM and AASHTO Test Method for CBR
HPMS IRI Data 2003-2004 (.zip 980kb)
Virginia Flexible Pavement Design (.zip 106kb)
Weekly Tare Sheet (.zip 36kb)
Concrete Conference Presentations (link)
Staunton District Geotechnical Design parameters (.pdf 185kb)

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