Materials Division

Documents and Downloads

New Products Information

Manual of Instructions (MOI) 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 448-22: Virginia Asphalt Acceptance Program (VAAP)

MD 449-22: Asphalt Release Agents Approval

Approved Lists:

Approved Lists (pdf 4MB) Updated May 6, 2022
Pre-Approved NCHRP 350 Crash Tested List (Barriers) (pdf 90 KB)
Pre-Approved Traffic Control Device Listing (link)

Virginia Calibration Methods (VCMs): 

Virginia Calibration Methods (pdf 857KB) March 8, 2018

Virginia Test Methods (VTMs):

Virginia Test Methods (pdf 8 MB) August 17, 2021

CMA Certification Study Guide Chapter 3 Testing Procedures

VDOT Forms including Materials TL (Test Log) Forms

VDOT forms (link)

Materials Documentation

Source of Materials Resource Document (pdf 404 KB) Sept. 10, 2017

Bonded Weigh Program Training Manual (pdf) March, 2018

Radiation Protection Program Manual (pdf 3MB) Mar. 26, 2021

Materials Notebook Resource Document (pdf 2 MB) March 16, 2015 

Locally Administered Projects Manual Updates and Materials Quality Assurance Plan Requirements May 11, 2015

Materials Overview for Business Transformation Office

Geotechnical Design Parameters for Retaining Walls, Sound Barrier Walls and Non-Critical Slopes

Geotechnical Software Support

Customized gINT Library, Data Templates, and MicroStation Converter (zip 129 MB) Updated May 7, 2020

Documentation (pdf 837 KB)

Pavement Design and Evaluation Documents:

AASHTOWare Pavement ME Pavement Design Input Files

Conferences and Seminars

2022 Asphalt Regional Seminar Presentations

2022 Work Zone Safety Update, Ginger Quinn and David Rush
Paving Schedules - Traffic Engineering Update, Marc Lipschultz
2022 Specification Changes, Sungho Kim
Tack & Longitudinal Joints: Tacking, Straightness, Density, Todd Rorrer
Ride Quality: Steps to Make it Smooth, Bryan Smith, James DeVerna
VDOT Smart Forms, David Lee and Jeff Jaeckle

Balanced Mix Design Just-in-Time Training

Link to VDOT Balanced Mix Design Just-in-Time training held on May 11, 2021 (on VAA's YouTube page)

2021 Asphalt Regional Seminar

2021 Asphalt Regional Seminars (click link)

2020 Asphalt Regional Seminars

2020 VDOT VAA asphalt regional seminar AGENDA
2020 VDOT VAA asphalt seminar - VDOT answers to Sli.do questions

Presentations

2020 Resurfacing Contract Administration and requirements, Mike Coffey
Asphalt Density Method A and B Application, Todd Rorrer
Balanced Mix Design Update, Sungho Kim
Bridge Postings, Christopher Williams
Compaction keys for a consistent and dense mat, Trenton Clark
eConstruction, Dakota Clifford
MITS PLAID data comparisons and 2020 Spec Changes, Sungho Kim
Pavement Safety Wedge, Cole
Paving Inspection points, Bryan Smith
Plastic Inlaid Markers Industry perspective, VAA
Plastic Inlaid Markers, Marc Lipschultz
What would you do, a collaborative approach, Don French and David Lee

2022 Virginia Concrete Conference

DAY 1_GENERAL SESSION_#1_Thomas Nelson Jr
DAY 1_GENERAL SESSION_#4_DCWater
DAY 1_GENERAL SESSION_#5_MADISON HEIGHTS_DFRENCH & KCHISNELL

DAY 2_BRIDGE SESSION_#2_Gary Greene
DAY 2_BRIDGE SESSION_#3a_Basnight_NAMICO
DAY 2_BRIDGE SESSION_#3b_Post-Tensioning_NAmico
DAY 2_BRIDGE SESSION_#4_LARRY OLSON
DAY 2_BRIDGE SESSION_#5_Ali Alfailakawi
DAY 2_BRIDGE SESSION_#6_JKURTHACI 562 Repair and Rehabilitation Code

DAY 2_PAVEMENT SESSION_#1_THOMPSON
DAY 2_PAVEMENT SESSION_#2_Dallas Owen
DAY 2_PAVEMENT SESSION_#3_MMUNSICK
DAY 2_PAVEMENT SESSION_#4_Hari Nair
DAY 2_PAVEMENT SESSION_#5_LAMOS
DAY 2_PAVEMENT SESSION_#6_RCC_AJ.SB
DAY 2_PAVEMENT SESSION_#7_GHALSTED

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