Standard Operating Procedures

6601 Centennial Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37243 0360
Phone: 615.350.4100
Fax: 615.350.4128
1.  Administrative
Standard Operating Procedure Revision Date Slide Show
1-1:  Quality Assurance for the Sampling, Testing of Materials and Products                                            05/24/24
1-2:  Independent Assurance Program  01/05/23
1-3:  Field Technician Certification Requirements  05/24/24
1-4:  Laboratory Qualification Requirements   06/13/22
1-5:  Proprietary Products Procedures   07/12/22
1-6:  Project Materials Certification   06/01/19
1-7:  State Partnership for Inspection of Precast, Ready Mix, and Aggregate Producers   02/01/22
1-8:  Build America, Buy America (BABA) Requirements  12/22/22
          Appendix A: Flowchart Establishing the Rules and Interpretations     
          Appendix B: BABA Construction Materials by Material Code    
          Appendix C: BABA Status by Material Code    
1-9:  Materials Exceptions for Alternative Delivery Projects  08/01/23
2.  Aggregate
2-1:  Aggregate Approval Process  07/10/24
2-2:  Procedures for Borrow Excavation Approval and Quality Monitoring  09/26/23
3.  Liquid Asphalt and Hot Mix Asphalt
3-1:  Performance Grade Asphalt Cement Certified Supplier Requirements   12/16/20
3-2:  Emulsified Asphalt Certified Supplier Requirements  08/18/18
3-3:  Acceptance and Verification of Maintenance "In-Place" Hot Mix Asphalt  03/31/21
3-4:  Submittal and Approval of Hot Mix Asphalt Mix Designs   11/27/23
3-5:  Asphalt Pavement Test Strips  
3-6:  Submittal and Approval of Microsurface Mix Designs   08/31/20
4.  Cement and Concrete
4-1: QC and Acceptance of Portland Cement Concrete for Bridge Decks  02/20/14
4-2:  Procedures for Obtaining, Handling, and Testing Concrete Cores for Acceptance  07/28/22
4-3: Procedures for Ready Mix Concrete Plant Certification   07/25/22
4-4: Procedures for Submittal and Approval of Concrete Mixture  10/12/22
4-5: Volumetric Concrete Mobile Mixer Approval Procedures   07/25/22
4-6: Procedures for Field Sampling of Cementitous Material   06/11/19
5.  Precast and Prestressed Concrete
5-3:  Manufacture and Acceptance of Precast Concrete Products  02/01/22
         Part 1: Guidelines for Precast Product Verification   01/18/19  
         Part 2: Evaluation Forms for Precast Product Verification by Destructive Testing 01/18/19  
         Part 3: Precast Manufacturing Tolerances   01/18/19  
         Part 4: Substitution Submission of Designs   01/18/19  
5-4: Procedures for Prestressed Concrete Construction   07/01/24
6.  Specialty Items
6-1: Procedures and Qualifications for Guardrail Manufacturer and Supplier  06/22/22
6-2:  Requirements For Shop Inspections of Structural Steel Beams  06/01/23
7. Testing Guidance
7-1: Nuclear Density Testing   04/13/22
7-2: Nuclear Gauge Safety Plan  05/01/24
8. Electronic Records Guidance
8-1: Electronic Records File Naming  11/14/23  
9. Pavement Analysis & Investigation
9-1: Sampling of Asphalt and Concrete Cores for Pavement Analysis & Investigation 04/12/24
Please visit the Construction Division website for information on Standard Specifications and Special Provisions