Sampling and Testing Guide Minimum Frequency

HOT MIX ASPHALT

Section 2303 & 2213

 

MATERIAL OR

 CONSTRUCTION

ITEM

 

 

TESTS

 

METHOD OF

ACCEPTANCE

&

RELATED IMs

 

QUALITY CONTROL

 

INDEPENDENT ASSURANCE,
& VERIFICATION S&T

 

REMARKS

 

 

SAMPLE

BY

 

FREQ.

 

SAMPLE

SIZE

 

TEST

BY

 

REPORT

 

S&T

TYPE

 

SAMPLE

BY

 

FREQ.

 

SAMPLE

SIZE

 

TEST

BY

 

REPORT

 

SOURCE INSPECTION

Aggregates-Coarse (4127)

 

AS                   209

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aggregates-Fine (4127)

 

 

AS                   209

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hydrated Lime (4127)

 

AS              491.04

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asphalt Binder

 

AS                   437

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emulsions & Cutbacks

 

 

AS                   437

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Release Agent

 

AS              491.15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recycled Asphalt Shingles

 

AS                   506

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLANT INSPECTION

Aggregates (2303)

Quality

                           

 

 

 

 

 

V

DME

1/20,000 Ton

50 lb.

CTRL

 

 

Combined Aggregate (4127)

Gradation

                           

RCE/

CONTR

1/lot

IM 301

CONTR

 

V

 

 

IA

RCE/

CONTR

 

Sample 1/day,

Test 1st day + 20%

Systems Approach*

IM 301

 

 

DME/

RCE

IM 216

 

 

IM 216

 

 

Moisture

 

                           

CONTR

1 / half

day

1000 gm

CONTR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dryer Drum Plants Only

 

 

                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AS-Approved Source                                            Cert A-Type A Certification                               RCE-Resident Construction Engineer/Project Engineer                          IA-Independent Assurance

ASD-Approved Shop Drawing                            Cert C-Type C Certification                              DME-District Materials Engineer                                                                  V-Verification

S&T-Sampling & Testing                                      Cert D-Type D Certification                              CTRL-Central Materials Office                                                                    

                                                                                                                                                            CONTR-Contractor

 

*A project approach may be applied at the discretion of the DME at the frequency 1/project.

 

NOTE: RCE/CONTR indicates that the Contractor shall assist in the sampling at the direction of and witnessed by the Project Engineer.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

MATERIAL OR

 CONSTRUCTION

ITEM

 

 

 

TESTS

 

METHOD OF

ACCEPTANCE

&

RELATED IMs

 

QUALITY CONTROL

 

INDEPENDENT ASSURANCE,
& VERIFICATION S&T

 

REMARKS

 

 

SAMPLE

BY

 

FREQ.

 

SAMPLE

SIZE

 

TEST

BY

 

REPORT

 

S&T

TYPE

 

SAMPLE

BY

 

FREQ.

 

SAMPLE

SIZE

 

TEST

BY

 

REPORT

 

PLANT INSPECTION

Mineral Filler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

V

DME

1/project

11 lb

DME

821278

 

Asphalt Binder

DSR

 

 

Quality

AS          Cert D

 

 

 

 

 

V

 

 

V

IA

RCE/

CONTR

 

DME

Sample 1/day

Test 1st  1/week

1/20,000 T of Mix

Systems Approach

4 oz tin

 

 

1 qt

DME

 

 

CTRL

 

Log all shipments

 

Cutback

 

AS          Cert D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Log all shipments

Emulsion

Residue

AS               360

 

 

 

 

 

V

RCE

1/project

1 qt

DME

 

Plastic bottle required

GRADE INSPECTION

Uncompacted Mixture:

Lab Density & Lab Voids

            321, 350

                325G

RCE/

CONTR

As per 2303

40 lb

CONTR

 

V

 

IA

RCE/

CONTR

As per 2303

Test 1/day

Systems Approach

40 lb

DME

 

 

 

Moisture Sensitivity

AS               319

Article 2303.02, E,2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

V

RCE/

CONTR

Test 1st Sample at 500 tons then sample 1/10,000 tons per 2303 until 1st sample accepted

(test as needed)

70 lb

CTRL

 

 

Compacted Mixture

Mat Density, Thickness & Voids

            320, 321

                   337

 

 

 

 

 

V

 

IA

RCE/

CONTR

DME

Lot

 

1 lot/project*

Min 8/lot

 

RCE

 

DME

 

 

Joint Density

Article 2303.03, D, 4, b

 

 

 

 

 

V

RCE/

CONTR

Each Joint = 1 Lot

4/lot

RCE

 

6-inch core per IM 511

 

Smoothness

                   341

CONTR

100%

100%

CONTR

 

V

DME

10%

 

DME

 

 

 

AS-Approved Source                                        Cert A-Type A Certification                                     RCE-Resident Construction Engineer/Project Engineer                    IA-Independent Assurance

ASD-Approved Shop Drawing                        Cert C-Type C Certification                                    DME-District Materials Engineer                                                            V-Verification

S&T-Sampling & Testing                                  Cert D-Type D Certification                                    CTRL-Central Materials Office                                                              

                                                                                                                                                              CONTR-Contractor

 

* A system approach may be applied at the discretion of the DME.

NOTE: A Verification sample for asphalt binder quality and aggregate quality not required under 2000 tons of mix.

NOTE: RCE/CONTR indicates that the Contractor shall assist in the sampling at the direction of and witnessed by the Project Engineer.