Standard Operating Procedures

6601 Centennial Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37243 0360
Phone: 615.350.4100
Fax: 615.350.4128

1.  Administrative
1-1:  Procedures for the Sampling, Testing and Acceptance of Materials and Products UPDATED July 12, 2017
  Part 1:  Sampling and Testing Guide
  Part 2: Acceptance Samples and Tests Schedule
  Part 3: Verification/Check Samples and Tests
  Part 4: Quality Control of Samples  
  Part 5: Random Numbers for Sampling and Testing  
1-2:  Independent Assurance Program January 10, 2017
1-3:  Field Technician Certification Requirements September 11, 2017
1-4:  Laboratory Qualification Requirements July 12, 2017
1-5:  Proprietary Products Procedures  July 29, 2015

2.  Aggregate
2-1:  Aggregate Approval Process July 12, 2017

3.  Liquid Asphalt and Hot Mix Asphalt
3-1:  Performance Grade Asphalt Cement Certified Supplier Requirements July 1, 2016
3-2:  Emulsified Asphalt Certified Supplier Requirements UPDATED May 6, 2017
3-3:  Acceptance and Verification of Maintenance "In-Place" Hot Mix Asphalt April 15, 2016
3-4:  Submittal and Approval of Hot Mix Asphalt Mix Designs  UPDATED February 28, 2017

4.  Cement and Concrete
4-1: QC and Acceptance of Portland Cement Concrete for Bridge Decks February 20, 2014
4-2:  Procedures for Obtaining, Handling, and Testing Concrete Cores for Acceptance May 1, 2014
4-3: Procedures for Ready Mix Concrete Plant Certification  UPDATED May 1, 2017
4-4: Procedures for Submittal and Approval of Concrete Mixture UPDATED May 12, 2017

5.  Precast and Prestressed Concrete
5-1:  Inspection of Pre-cast/Pre-stressed Drainage or Structural Members for Other States October 11, 2002
5-2:  Policy for Acceptance Pre-cast/Pre-stressed Concrete UPDATED April 19, 2017
5-3:  Manufacture and Acceptance of Precast Drainage Structures, Noise Wall Panels, and Earth Retaining Wall Products January 1, 2017
  Part 1: Guidelines & Procedures for Precast Product Verification by Destructive Testing  
  Part 2: Evaluation Forms for Precast Product Verification by Destructive Testing  
  Part 3: Precast Manufacturing Tolerances  
  Part 4: Submission of Substitution Designs  
5-4: Procedures for Pre-stress Concrete Construction May 12, 2011

6.  Specialty Items
6-1: Procedures and Qualifications for Guardrail Manufacturer and Supplier December 20, 2011

7. Testing Guidance
7-1:Nuclear Density Testing  August 6, 2015
7-2: Nuclear Gauge Safety Plan UPDATED May 1, 2017

Please visit the Construction Division website for information on Standard Specifications and Special Provisions