Materials Division

Documents and Downloads

New Products Information:

New Products Application

Special Products Evaluation List (SPEL) (pdf 93.6 KB) February 9, 2018

Manual of Instructions 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 413-17: Issuance of Revision to VTM-78 Residue by Evaporation of Latex Modified Asphalt Emulsion (pdf 128 KB) Dec 1, 2017
MD 412-17: Issuance of Revision to VTM-13 Anti-Stripping Additive (pdf 120 KB) Dec 1, 2017
MD 411-17: Manual of Instructions Chapter VI - Pavement Design and Evaluation - MEPDG (pdf 191 KB) Nov 29, 2017
MD 410-17: MOI Chapter I - Revisions to the Materials Certification Schools Policies (pdf 371 KB) Oct. 17, 2017
MD 409-17: Manual of Instructions Chapter III - Revisions for MEPDG Lab Testing Requirements (pdf 395 KB) Aug. 1, 2017
MD 407-17: Revisions to Chapter VII of MOI - Materials Acceptance and Materials Notebook (pdf 40 KB) May 17, 2017
MD 408-17: Update of TL-59 for Asphalt Pavement Field Density Form (pdf 88 KB) April 20, 2017
MD 406-16: Weigh persons Daily Summary Sheet (Form TL 102A) (pdf 94 KB) Sept. 30, 2016
MD 405-16: Sec. 108,01 Surety Bond (pdf 87 KB) July 8, 2016
MD 404-16: Revision to Materials Division's Manual of Instructions Chapter II-Methods and Frequencies of Sampling (pdf 87 KB) June 28, 2016
MD 400-16: Supplemental requirements for rock core description (pdf 332 KB) June 27, 2016
MD 403-16: Chapter II of the Materials Manual of Instructions Section 204.32(a) Castings, Section 209.07 and Approved List No.61 (pdf 24 KB) June 14, 2016
MD 399-16: Investigation Requirements for Trenchless Pipe Applications (pdf 282 KB) April 21, 2016
MD 398-16: Revision to VDOT Manual of Instructions Section 204.19(k) title on waterstops for non-pipe applications (pdf 17 KB) April 18, 2016
MD 396-16: Requirements for Materials Divisions Approved List No. 31 and VTM 132 defining the tests required for approving hydraulic cement concrete repair materials (pdf 158 KB) April 6, 2016
MD 394-16: Notice of Revision to Materials Division's Manual of Instructions (Chapter VIII), the issuance of a new reporting form for Tack Coat and new Virginia Test Method (pdf 18 KB) March 2, 2016
MD 390-15: Update by deletion of Section 803.68 Form TL-138, District Quality Review Checklist (pdf 87 KB) Nov. 4, 2015
MD 389-15: Chemical Admixtures for Hydraulic Cement Concrete (pdf 78 KB) Oct. 23, 2015
MD 386-15: Notice of Revision to Materials Division's Manual of Instructions Chapter VI (pdf 485 KB) June 4, 2015
MD 387-15: Funding Allocation for Purchasing District Materials Laboratory/Field Supplies and Equipment (pdf 88 KB) March 31, 2015

Approved Lists:

Approved Lists (pdf 4 MB) Updated April 4, 2017
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 440 KB) Aug. 25, 2015

Virginia Test Methods (VTMs):

Virginia Test Methods  (pdf 10 MB) May 9, 2017

VDOT Forms including Materials TL (Test Log) Forms

VDOT forms (link)

TL-131 (160 KB) Jan. 24, 2014


Materials Documentation

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

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

Certification Proficiency Checklists 

Asphalt Checklists:

Asphalt Plant, Level I Technician Proficiency Test
Asphalt Plant, Level II Technician Proficiency Test
Asphalt Field Technician Proficiency Test

Central Mix Aggregate Checklists:

Central Mix Aggregate Proficiency Checklists

Concrete Plant Checklists:

Concrete Plant Proficiency Checklists

Pavement Marking Checklists:

Pavement Marking Proficiency Checklists

Soils Checklists:

Soils Proficiency Checklists

Geotechnical Software Support

Customized gINT Library, Data Templates, and MicroStation Converter (zip 110 MB) Updated Dec. 7, 2017

Readme and Documentation (pdf 4 MB)

Pavement Design and Evaluation Documents:

Route 58 Concrete Overlay Open House

Overview of Open House
FHWA Technology Transfer Program and Concrete Overlays: Sam Tyson, FHWA; Kurt Smith, Applied Pavement Technology, inc.
Concrete Pavements in Virginia: Mohamed Elfino, VDOT
Construction of Overlays on US 58: Contractor Perspective: Lowell Jensen, Hi-Way Paving
Construction of Overlays on US 58: Project Staff Perspective: Bobby Baker, NXL Construction Services, Inc.
Construction of Overlays on US 58: Construction Summary: Tom Tate, VDOT
Construction of Overlays on US 58: Research and Materials Testing: Celik Ozyildirim, VCTIR
FHWA Mobile Lab Testing
: Jagan Gudimettla, FHWA

2017 Virginia Concrete Conference

Pres 1 McAninch - Small Bridge Program WGM 3-3-17
Pres 2 Sprinkel VCCPerfPTBridges3-3-17
Pres 3 David Liu_Precast Deck Panel with UHPC Joints_2016 VA CONCRETRE CONF
Pres 4 Davis Design Considerations from the Precast Industry 2017
Pres 5 Zickler 2017-03-03_Conc_Conf
Pres 6 Rex Pearce I-64 Dunlap Creek Bridge Rehabilitation - IBC050516 - Re-Present to 2017 VACC
Pres 7 Lowe_Inverted T-beam

Pres 1 Sparkman_Pervious Concrete Installation and Maintenance
Pres 2 Roberts_Extending Your Investment w Concrete Pavement Restoration 2017
Pres 3 Munsick_Innovations in Roller Compacted Pavement_Compacted Concrete Pavement
Pres 4 Smith_Composite Pavements_VA PCC
Pres 5 Virginia Concrete Conference Cecil Jones
Pres 6 Morrison_ NCDOT Unbonded Concrete Overlays on I-85 in North Carolina

General Session
Pres 1 Competition Paves_Leif Wathne
Pres 2 The New and Improved FHWA Mobile Concrete Trailer_ Gudimettla
Pres 3 Gaspar VA ACI 2016 AWARD Presentation
Pres 4 Catlett Accelerated Precast Construction ACPA MAR 2017
Pres 5 Betts 2017 VCC Nanotechnology of Concrete (1)
Pres 6-1 Durable Concrete Lundy Introduction
Pres 6-2 Durable Concrete Tom Adams
Pres 6-3 Durable Concrete A. J. Marisca
Pres 6-4 Durable Concrete Prenger
Pres 6-5 Durable Concrete Lundy Conclusion

2016 Virginia Concrete Conference

2015 Virginia Concrete Conference

2014 Virginia Concrete Conference

Asphalt Program Documents and Presentations

VDOT/VAA Coop Meeting Documents 
Pavement and Trench Widening Workshop (pdf 10 MB)
Lynchburg District High RAP Production and Placement - 2008 (pdf 2 MB) May 12, 2008
Richmond District-Dinwiddie High RAP Production and Placement - 2008 (pdf 2 MB) April 18, 2008
Richmond District-Goochland High RAP Production and Placement - 2008 (pdf 1 MB) June 20, 2008
Salem District High RAP Production and Placement - 2008 (pdf 171 KB) April 4, 2008

2017 VAA Fall Conference

2017 VAA Fall Conference Brochure and Agenda
Day 1
Targeting Quality Through Partnership, Harold Mullen
2016 VDOT Asphalt Paving Awards, Michael C. Dudley
Virginia's Best 2016, Andy Babish
MAP 21: Rule Making and Asset Condition, Luis Rodriguez
Using Partnership to Improve Delivery of Programs in VDOT, Quinton D. Elliott
2017 VAA Fall Conference, Andy Babish
Virginia Education Center for Asphalt Technology, Carter Iseman
NCAT Pavement Test Track, Raymond "Buzz" Powell
Day 2
Balanced Mixed Design - Is this the Future?, Shane Buchanan
What's AASHTOWare Pavement ME - VDOT's New Pavement Design Software?, Affan Habib
Local Programs, Julie Brown
Reflective Cracking Studies at Virginia's Accelerated Loading Facility, Benjamin Bowers
Innovation at VDOT, Rob Cary
Battling Segregation Using Pave IR System, Harold Mullen
Virginia's Pavement and Materials Research Program, Cathy McGhee
LAP - Materials Acceptance, Andy Babish
PaveXpress - Simplified Pavement Design Tool, Trenton, M. Clark
Reducing Reflective Cracking - NCAT Pavement Test Track and Lee Road 159, Raymond "Buzz" Powell
Ride & Density Incentives for 2017, Rob Crandol
Performance Testing, Randy West
Work Zone Safety Technology, Lee Cole
Specifications Changes in the 2018 Schedule Contracts, Don Silies
2018 Asphalt Specification Updates, Rob Crandol
2017 VAA Laboratory Round Robin, Michael C. Dudley
VDOT Paving Program, Garrett Moore
Local Assistance Program, Parker Mills
Electronic Collection of Field Data, George White
Effective Strategies to Address Reflective Cracking - Virginia Case Studies, Trenton M. Clark
Porous Asphalt Pavements - Not Just for Parking Lots Anymore, Charles W. Schwartz

2015 VAA Fall Conference

I-81 Recycling Project Update, Jose Gomez
VDOT Hi-Polymer Asphalt – Implementation of NCAT Test Track Research, David P. Shiells, P.E.
VDOT Hi-Polymer Asphalt – Industry Perspective 
Improving Dense Graded Mixtures, David Lee, P.E., Stacey Diefenderfer, Ph.D., P.E., Kevin McGhee, P.E. 
SUPERPAVE Trial Mixes – Superior Paving’s Experience, Dave Helmick 
Specifications Changes for the 2016 Schedules, Don Silies
VDOT 2016 Traffic Engineering Specification Revisions and Work Zone Reminders, Harry A. Campbell, P. E.
Materials Specifications and Virginia Test Methods (VTMs), Rob Crandol, P.E.
I-64 and I-264 Pavement Rehabilitation Project - VDOT Hampton Roads District - Challenges and Successful Outcome, Vasilios A. Andreou, P.E., Steve Ordung, Parker Mills
Virginia Education Center for Asphalt Technology (VECAT), Trenton M. Clark

2014 VAA Fall Conference

2013 VAA Fall Conference


2017 Asphalt Regional Seminars

2017 Final Agenda
Work Zone Safety Statistics
VDOT OSHA Silica Compliance
Silica Rule Compliance
Pilot and Initiatives in 2016
VDOT - Longitudinal Joints
Processes and Challenges of Constructing Straight Longitudinal Joints
Pavement Preservation - VAA
Pavement Preservation - VDOT
MITS PLAID Using the Data
2017 Spec Changes


2016 Asphalt Regional Seminars

2016 Final Agenda
Work Zone Crash Statistics - 2015
Traffic Control
Materials Spec. Changes for 2016
2016 Volume II Specifications Changes
Tack Coat Inspection and Verification Process
Sorting Out Project Issues . . . The Decision Making Process
Pavement Checklist
VDOT Paving Manual: A Pocket Guide

2015 Asphalt Regional Seminars

2014 Asphalt Regional Seminars

Concrete Program Documents, Meetings and Presentations

Regional Asphalt Meeting Documents

Other Downloads


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