Materials Division

Documents and Downloads

New Products Information:

New Products Application

Special Products Evaluation List (SPEL) (pdf 241 KB) 04/28/17

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 409-17: Manual of Instructions Chapter III - Revisions for MEPDG Lab Testing Requirements(pdf.395KB) 8/1/17
MD 407-17: Revisions to Chapter VII of MOI - Materials Acceptance and Materials Notebook(pdf.140KB) 5/17/17
MD 408-17: Update of TL-59 for Asphalt Pavement Field Density Form(pdf.88KB) 4/20/17
MD 406-16: Weigh persons Daily Summary Sheet (Form TL 102A)(pdf.94KB) 9/30/16
MD 405-16: Sec. 108,01 Surety Bond(pdf.87KB) 7/8/16
MD 404-16: Revision to Materials Division's Manual of Instructions Chapter II-Methods and Frequencies of Sampling(pdf.87KB) 6/28/16
MD 402-16: Addition of Approved List No. 85 for Cement Manufacturers(pdf.96KB) 6/28/16
MD 401-16: Revision to Materials Division's Manual of Instructions Chapter IV-Sampling and Control of Hydraulic Cement Concrete(pdf.111KB) 6/28/16
MD 400-16: Supplemental requirements for rock core description(pdf.332KB) 6/27/16
MD 403-16: Chapter II of the Materials Manual of Instructions Section 204.32(a) Castings, Section 209.07 and Approved List No.61(pdf.24KB) 6/14/16
MD 399-16: Investigation Requirements for Trenchless Pipe Applications(pdf.282KB) 4/21/16
MD 398-16: Revision to VDOT Manual of Instructions Section 204.19(k) title on waterstops for non-pipe applications(pdf.17KB) 4/18/16
MD 396-16: Requirements for Materials Divisions Approved List No. 31 and VTM 132 defining the tests required for approving hydraulic cement concrete repair materials (pdf.158KB) 4/6/16
MD 394-16: Notice of Revision to Materials Division's Manual of Instructions (Chapter VIII), the issuance of a new reporting form for Tack Coat and new Virginia Test Method(pdf, 18KB) 3/2/16
MD 390-15: Update by deletion of Section 803.68 Form TL-138, District Quality Review Checklist(pdf, 87KB) 11/4/15
MD 389-15: Chemical Admixtures for Hydraulic Cement Concrete(pdf, 78KB) 10/23/15 
MD 386-15: Notice of Revision to Materials Division's Manual of Instructions Chapter VI(pdf, 485KB)6/4/15
MD 387-15: Funding Allocation for Purchasing District Materials Laboratory/Field Supplies and Equipment(pdf, 88KB) 3/31/15 

Approved Lists:

Approved Lists (pdf 4MB) Updated 04/04/17
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) 8/25/15

Virginia Test Methods (VTMs):

 Virginia Test Methods (pdf 10MB) 05/09/17

VDOT Forms including Materials TL (Test Log) Forms

VDOT 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 2 MB) 03/16/15

Local Assistance Projects Webinar (May 1, 2015)

Locally Administered Projects Manual Updates & Materials Quality Assurance Plan Requirements (May 11, 2015)

Materials Overview for Business Transformation Office

District Project Listings (December 2016)




Hampton Roads


Northern Va




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

Geotechnical Software Support

Customized gINT Library, Data Templates, and MicroStation Converter (.zip 130 MB) - Updated on 05/08/2017

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

2017 Virginia Concrete Conference

Pres 1 McAninch - Small Bridge Program WGM 3-3-17
Pres 2 Sprinkel VCCPerfPTBridges3-3-17
Pres 3 David Liu_Precast Deck Panel with UHPC Joints_2016 VA CONCRETRE CONF
Pres 4 Davis Design Considerations from the Precast Industry 2017
Pres 5 Zickler 2017-03-03_Conc_Conf
Pres 6 Rex Pearce I-64 Dunlap Creek Bridge Rehabilitation - IBC050516 - Re-Present to 2017 VACC
Pres 7 Lowe_Inverted T-beam

Pres 1 Sparkman_Pervious Concrete Installation and Maintenance
Pres 2 Roberts_Extending Your Investment w Concrete Pavement Restoration 2017
Pres 3 Munsick_Innovations in Roller Compacted Pavement_Compacted Concrete Pavement
Pres 4 Smith_Composite Pavements_VA PCC
Pres 5 Virginia Concrete Conference Cecil Jones
Pres 6 Morrison_ NCDOT Unbonded Concrete Overlays on I-85 in North Carolina

General Session
Pres 1 Competition Paves_Leif Wathne
Pres 2 The New & Improved FHWA Mobile Concrete Trailer_ Gudimettla
Pres 3 Gaspar VA ACI 2016 AWARD Presentation
Pres 4 Catlett Accelerated Precast Construction ACPA MAR 2017
Pres 5 Betts 2017 VCC Nanotechnology of Concrete (1)
Pres 6-1 Durable Concrete Lundy Introduction
Pres 6-2 Durable Concrete Tom Adams
Pres 6-3 Durable Concrete AJ Marisca
Pres 6-4 Durable Concrete Prenger
Pres 6-5 Durable Concrete Lundy Conclusion

2016 Virginia Concrete Conference

2015 Virginia Concrete Conference

2014 Virginia Concrete Conference

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

2015 VAA Fall Conference

I-81 Recycling Project Update; Jose Gomez
VDOT Hi-Polymer Asphalt – Implementation of NCAT Test Track Research; David P. Shiells, P.E.
VDOT Hi-Polymer Asphalt – Industry Perspective
Improving Dense Graded Mixtures; David Lee, P.E., Stacey Diefenderfer, Ph.D., P.E., Kevin McGhee, P.E. 
SUPERPAVE Trial Mixes – Superior Paving’s Experience; Dave Helmick 
Specifications Changes for the 2016 Schedules; Don Silies
VDOT 2016 Traffic Engineering Specification Revisions and Work Zone Reminders; Harry A. Campbell, P. E.
Materials Specifications & Virginia Test Methods (VTM’s); Rob Crandol, P.E.
I-64 and I-264 Pavement Rehabilitation Project - VDOT Hampton Roads District - Challenges and Successful Outcome; Vasilios A. Andreou, P.E., Steve Ordung, Parker Mills
Virginia Education Center for Asphalt Technology (VECAT); Trenton M. Clark

2014 VAA Fall Conference

2013 VAA Fall Conference


2017 Asphalt Regional Seminars

2017 Final Agenda
Work Zone Safety Statistics
VDOT OSHA Silica Compliance
Silica Rule Compliance
Pilot and Initiatives in 2016
VDOT - Longitudinal Joints
Processes and Challenges of Constructing Straight Longitudinal Joints
Pavement Preservation - VAA
Pavement Preservation - VDOT
MITS PLAID Using the Data
2017 Spec Changes


2016 Asphalt Regional Seminars

2016 Final Agenda
Work Zone Crash Statistics - 2015
Traffic Control
Materials Spec. Changes for 2016
2016 Volume II Specifications Changes
Tack Coat Inspection and Verification Process
Sorting Out Project Issues . . . The Decision Making Process
Pavement Checklist
VDOT Paving Manual: A Pocket Guide

2015 Asphalt Regional Seminars

2014 Asphalt Regional Seminars

Concrete Program Documents, Meetings and Presentations

Regional Asphalt Meeting Documents

Other Downloads


Page last modified: Aug. 1, 2017