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Materials & Tests Division - Standard Operating Procedures

6601 Centennial Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37243.0360
phone (615) 350.4104
fax (615) 350.4128

1.  Administrative
1-1:  Procedures for the Sampling, Testing and Acceptance of Materials and Products February 25, 2014
  Part 1:  Sampling and Testing Guide
  Part 2: Acceptance Samples and Tests Schedule
  Part 3: Verification/Check Samples and Tests
  Part 4: Quality Control of Samples  
  Part 5: Random Numbers for Sampling and Testing  
1-2:  Independent Assurance Program March 21, 2014
1-3:  Field Technician Certification Requirements June 3, 2014
1-4:  Laboratory Qualification Requirements November 7, 2002
2.  Aggregate
2-1:  Aggregate Approval Process April 18, 2012
3.  Liquid Asphalt and Hot Mix Asphalt
3-1:  Performance Grade Asphalt Cement Certified Supplier Requirements July 29, 2013
3-2:  Emulsified Asphalt Certified Supplier Requirements February 2, 2012
3-3:  Acceptance and Verification of Maintenance "In-Place" Hot Mix Asphalt March 4, 2005
3-4:  Submittal and Approval of Hot Mix Asphalt Mix Designs July 7, 2014
4.  Cement and Concrete
4-1: QC and Acceptance of Portland Cement Concrete for Bridge Decks February 20, 2014
4-2:  Procedures for Obtaining, Handling, and Testing Concrete Cores for Acceptance May 1, 2014
4-3: Procedures for Ready Mix Concrete Plant Certification
Attachment 1: Concrete Truck Checklist
Attachment 2: Certified Technician Form
Attachment 3: Materials List
Attachment 4: Batch Plant Process Control Plan
Attachment 5: Placement Site Process Control Plan
Attachment 6: Process Control Inspection Checklist
Attachment 7: Concrete Plant Records Minimum Requirements
Attachment 8: Concrete Delivery Ticket
July 2, 2014
4-4: Procedures for Submittal and Approval of Concrete Mixture
Attachment 1: Concrete Mix Design Submittal Checklist
Attachment 2: Concrete Mix Design Submittal and Approval Process Flowchart
Attachment 3: Concrete Mix Design Template 
Attachment 4: Precast/Prestressed Mix Design Template
September 1, 2011
 
 
June 12, 2014
 
5.  Precast and Prestressed Concrete
5-1:  Inspection of Pre-cast/Pre-stressed Drainage or Structural Members for Other States October 11, 2002
5-2:  Policy for Acceptance Pre-cast/Pre-stressed Concrete May 1, 2001
5-3:  Manufacture and Acceptance of Precast Drainage Structures, Noise Wall Panels, and Earth Retaining Wall Products
January 1, 2014.
  Part 1: Guidelines & Procedures for Precast Product Verification by Destructive Testing  
  Part 2: Evaluation Forms for Precast Product Verification by Destructive Testing  
  Part 3: Precast Manufacturing Tolerances  
  Part 4: Submission of Substitution Designs  
5-4: Procedures for Pre-stress Concrete Construction May 12, 2011

        List of Approved Precast Suppliers

August 1, 2013
6.  Specialty Items
6-1: Procedures and Qualifications for Guardrail Manufacturer and Supplier December 20, 2011