expand Material : 01 AGGREGATE ‎(3)
expand Material : 02 ASPHALT ‎(3)
expand Material : 03 CONCRETE ‎(3)
expand Material : 04 PIPE ‎(3)
expand Material : 05 STEEL ‎(3)
  
expand Service Group : 00 ADMINISTRATIVE GROUP ‎(2)
expand Service Group : 01 INSPECTION SCHOOLS AND TECHNICAL TRAINERS ‎(5)
expand Service Group : 02 STOCKROOM ‎(4)
expand Service Group : 03 CENTRAL LABORATORY ‎(6)
expand Service Group : 04 REGIONAL LABORATORIES ‎(9)
expand Service Group : 05 DATA COLLECTION AND INVESTIGATIONS ‎(8)
expand Service Group : 06 MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS ‎(5)
expand Service Group : 07 FIELD OPERATIONS ‎(2)
expand Service Group : 08 PAVEMENT DESIGN AND ANALYSIS ‎(6)
expand Service Group : 09 PRODUCER/SUPPLIER FACILITY APPROVAL AND MATERIAL CERTIFICATIONS ‎(4)
  
expand FAQ : HiCAMS - MATERIALS AND TESTS ‎(3)
expand FAQ : MATERIALS ‎(7)
expand FAQ : SERVICE GROUPS ‎(2)
  • 00 ADMINISTRATIVE GROUP

  • Overview

  • ​The Materials and Tests Unit has the responsibility of establishing acceptance criteria for materials and manufactured products to be incorporated into the North Carolina highway system and insuring that these materials and manufactured products meet these criteria and will function as intended.

    Activities of the Materials and Tests Unit include providing appropriate state and national materials specifications and standards, managing QC/QA programs, providing testing services to support preconstruction, construction and maintenance activities, providing training and certification services, evaluating new technologies and products, providing quality evaluations at production sites, providing material certification to FHWA for federally funded projects, certifying material and product quality for projects and the Independent Assurance system.

    Our laboratories are accredited through AASHTO. The laboratory has established a quality management system which meets the requirements specified in AASHTO R 18.

    The Unit is broken into several Groups and explained in more detail throughout this manual: 


    ​​​​ADMINISTRATIVE GROUP

    ​​​​INSPECTION SCHOOLS AND TECHNICAL TRAINERS

    ​​​​STOCKROOM

    ​​​​CENTRAL LABORATORY

    ​​​​REGIONAL LABORATORIES

    ​​​​MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS

    ​​​​FIELD OPERATIONS GROUP

    ​​​​PAVEMENT DESIGNS

    ​​​​PRODUCER/SUPPLIER FACILITY APPROVAL AND MATERIAL CERTIFICATIONS


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