Materials Division

Montage of Products

New Products Information

On occasion products come to the Virginia Department of Transportation for evaluation that are not covered by specifications, plans, or other Department standards. In such instances, please submit a New Products Application.

The New Products Committee evaluates these products. The committee is made of members from each of the divisions in the department. Meetings are held twice a year. Vendors are asked to supply the committee with product information and samples.

It is not necessary to submit a New Products Application if your product is covered by VDOT specifications and/or standards. To verify that your product is covered by VDOT specifications and/or standards, refer to the following links:

2007 Road and Bridge Specifications

2007 Road and Bridge Specifications Revisions

2008 Road and Bridge Standards

2008 Road and Bridge Standards Revision

Other Links:

SPEL, Special Products Evaluation List

Approved Lists

Pre-approved Traffic Control Devices (list maintained by the Traffic Engineering Division, 804-786-2965) 

Additional Information:
  • Asphalt Cold Patch Materials
    Contact Rob Crandol, 804-328-3137
  • Asphalt Release Agents (ARA)
VDOT does not test. ARAs must be tested according to Virginia Test Method #53 by an AMRL accredited testing facility then results and MSDS information submitted to Mike Nuckols, 804-328-3110
  • Concrete Pipe Producers, Concrete Precast Producers, Corrugated Metal Pipe Producers
Contact Christian Layne, 804-328-3165 for QA/QC program information.


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