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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: Random Numbers for Sampling and Testing
1-2:  Independent Assurance Program March 21, 2014
1-3:  Field Technician Certification Requirements February 21, 2006
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 May 19, 2008
4.  Cement and Concrete
4-1:  QC and Acceptance of Portland Cement Concrete for Bridge Decks October 17, 2012
  Effective for May 23, 2014 letting and projects let thereafter
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 January 26, 2005
4-3: Procedures for Ready Mix Concrete Plant Certification
Attachment 1: Concrete Truck Checklist
Attachment 2: Blank 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
March 27, 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
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