The department works on testing and researching soil or materials utilized for highway and construction projects. The main research areas include asphalt and concrete pavement studies, plus ride quality and measurement of ride numbers. Materials testing may be conducted on a variety of products such as: asphalt binders, aggregates, geotextile fabrics, traffic marking paint, soils, cement, fly ash, glass beads for traffic marking paint and concrete for strength.
Field Sampling & Testing
- Field Sampling & Testing Manual
- Glass Bead Lots Tested
- Glass Bead Lots Tested - Previous Year
- Paint Lots Tested
- Paint Lots Tested - Previous Year