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MT-100 Section - Concrete
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100 Contractor Submitted Concrete Mix Design 6/2013
101 Making and Curing Compressive and Flexural Strength Test Specimens in the Field 5/2008
12/2012
4/2013
102 Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Pressure Method 6/2004 11/2007
103 Measuring Thickness of In-Place Concrete by Using Concrete Thickness Gauge 3/2007
104 Slump of Portland Cement Concrete 6/2004 6/2009
105 Sampling Fresh Concrete 6/2004
106 Measuring Length of Drilled Concrete Cores 9/2005
107 Air Content of Freshly Mixed Concrete by the Volumetric Method 6/2004
108 Sampling and Certification of Portland Cement 6/2004
109 Method for Sampling Water 6/2004
110 Reinforced Concrete Pipe and Other Precast Items 10/2009 01/2012
111 Sampling, Inspection and Reporting on Prestressed Structural Members 6/2004 01/2012
112 Obtaining and Testing Drilled Concrete Cores 9/2005
113 Measuring the Texture Depth of Portland Cement Concrete Pavement 6/2004
114 Sampling for Chloride Content of Bridge Deck Concrete 6/2004 2/2010
115 Weight Per Cubic Foot, Yield, and Air Content (Gravimetric) of Concrete 6/2004
116 Method of Test for Slump Flow of Self-Consolidating Concrete 1/2008
117 Making and Curing Concrete Compressive and Flexural Strength Specimens in the Field for Self Consolidating Concrete (SCC) 7/2008
118 Method of Determining Air Content of Freshly Mixed Self Consolidating Concrete by the Pressure Method 7/2008
119 Moisture Correction for Concrete Mix Designs 6/2004
120 Method for Figuring Yield of Concrete 6/2004
MT-200 Section - Soil and Aggregate
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200 Dry Preparation of Disturbed Soil and Soil Aggregate Samples for Test 6/2004
201 Sampling Roadway Materials 6/2004
11/2009
10/2013
202 Sieve Analysis for Fine and Coarse Aggregate 6/2009 11/2011
203 Unit Weight of Aggregate 6/2004
204 Specific Gravity and Absorption of Fine Aggregate 6/2004
205 Specific Gravity and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate 6/2004
206 Terms Relating to Density and Specific Gravity of Solids, Liquids and Gases 6/2004
207 Centerline Soil Survey 6/2004
208 Determining the Liquid Limit, the Plastic Limit, and the Plasticity Index of Soils 6/2004
209 Los Angeles Abrasion (Wear Test) 6/2004
210 Moisture-Density Relations of Soils Using a 5.5 lb. Rammer and a 12 In. Drop 6/2004 6/2008
211 Moisture-Density Relations of Soil-Cement Mixtures 6/2004
212 Determination of Moisture and Density of In-Place Materials 6/2004
213 Plastic Fines in Graded Aggregates (Sand Equivalent Test) 6/2004
214 The Classification of Soil and Soil-Aggregate Mixtures 12/2009
215 Optimized Aggregate Gradation for Hydraulic Cement Concrete Mix Designs 6/2013
216 Method of Sampling and Testing Cement Treated Base 6/2006
2/2010
7/2013
10/2013
217 Method for Determining Percentage of Mechanically Fractured Particles 6/2004
218 Determining Relative Compaction and Percent Moisture 6/2004
219 Controlling Compaction Using a Control-Strip Test-Section Technique with Nuclear Gauges 6/2004
220 Specific Gravity of Soils 6/2004
221 Total Evaporable Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying 1/2006
222 Method of Test for Determining the In-Place Moisture and Density of Soils by the Sand Cone Method 11/2004
223 Clay Lumps and Friable Particles in Aggregates 6/2004
224 Terms Relating to Subgrade, Soil Aggregate and Fill Materials 6/2004
225 Failing and Check Samples of Aggregates 6/2004
226 Maximum Acceptable Deviations in Sieve Analysis of IA Samples 6/2004
227 Method of Test for Determination of Moisture Content of Soils 6/2004
228 Method of Establishing Field Target Density for Cement Treated Base Density Control 10/2013
229 Procedure for Solids-Water-Voids Relations of Soil Masses 6/2004
230 Moisture-Density Relation of Soils Using a 10 lb Rammer and 18 In. Drop 6/2004 6/2008
231 Procedure for Correction for Coarse Particles in the Soil Compaction Test 6/2004
232 Soil Corrosion Test 6/2004
233 Resistance of Coarse Aggregate to Degradation by Abrasion in the Micro-Deval Apparatus 7/2007
MT-300 Section - Hot Mix Pavement
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301 Vacant – Previously: Sieve Analysis of Mineral Filler and Hydrated Lime 6/2004
302 Sampling Bituminous Materials 6/2004
303 Sampling Bituminous Paving Mixtures 6/2004 6/2010
304 Moisture Test of Plant-Mix Bituminous Aggregates 6/2004
305 Volume Swell of Bituminous Mixtures 6/2004 5/2009
306 Vacant – Previously: Marshall Method for Bituminous Mix Design 6/2004
307 Vacant – Previously: Centrifuge Extraction of Bituminous Mixes 6/2004
308 Vacant – Previously: Temperature/Viscosity Charts 6/2004
309 Reducing Samples of Hot Mix Asphalt to Testing Size 6/2004
310 Vacant
311 Vacant – Previously: Marshall Method for Field Control of Hot Mix Asphalt Paving 6/2004
312 Determining Moisture Content of Bituminous Mixtures 6/2004 1/2009
313 Procedure for Comparing Nuclear Gauge to Core Densities of Bituminous Paving Mixtures 6/2004
314 Method of Test for Bulk Specific Gravity of Compacted Bituminous Mixtures 6/2009
6/2004
10/2009
315 Vacant – Previously: Bulk Specific Gravity of Compacted Bituminous Mixtures Using Paraffin-Coated Specimens 6/2004
316 Method of Sampling Recycled Pavement and Field Control of Recycle Paving 6/2004
317 Vacant – Previously: Procedure for Monitoring In-Place Bituminous Pavement Density and Air Voids 6/2004
318 Vacant – Previously: Using Dry Ice to Obtain Cores From Hot Plant Mix Surfacing 6/2004
319 Determining the Asphalt Binder Content of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) By the Ignition Method 9/2005
9/2006
10/2009
5/2013
320 Mechanical Analysis of Aggregate Recovered from Ignition Oven Burn 6/2004
321 Procedure for Determining Maximum Specific Gravity of Bituminous Paving Mixtures - "Rice Method" 6/2004
322 Method of Determining the Percent of Adhesion of Bituminous Materials to Aggregate 10/2004
323 Vacant – Previously: Fabricating Specimens for Compressive Strength of Bituminous Mixtures 6/2004
324 Vacant – Previously: Effect of Water on Cohesion of Compacted Bituminous Mixtures 6/2004
325 Method of Determining Moisture Content of Bituminous Mixtures or Aggregate Using Microwave Ovens 9/2005 3/2009
326 Vacant – Previously: Method of Sampling and Testing To Determine the Plane of Failure in Rutted Asphalt Pavements 6/2004
327 Vacant
328 Method of Establishing Field Target Density for Plant Mix Surfacing Density Control 11/2004 4/2006
329 Procedure for Evaluating Plant Mix Surfacing Failures 6/2004
330 Vacant – Previously: Resistance of Compacted Bituminous Mixtures to Moisture Induced Damage 6/2004
331 Method of Sampling and Evaluating Stripping Pavements 6/2004
332 Gyratory Compaction of Bituminous Mixtures 6/2004 6/2009
333 Method of Test for the Torsional Recovery of Latex Modified Asphalt Emulsion Residue 6/2004
334 Method of Test for Hamburg Wheel-Track Testing of Compacted Bituminous Mixtures 8/2006 9/2011
335 Linear Kneading Compaction of Bituminous Mixtures 6/2004 9/2011
336 Vacant
337 Method of Test for Soil Stiffness Gauge 1/2010
338 Draindown Characteristics of Uncompacted Asphalt Mixtures 2/2010
MT-400 Section - Miscellaneous Materials and Test Methods
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401 Sampling and Inspecting Corrugated Aluminum Pipe 6/2004 5/2007
402 Sampling and Testing Corrugated Steel Pipe 6/2004
403 Sampling and Inspection of Seeding and Landscaping Materials 6/2004
404 Inspecting Wood Products 6/2004
405 Wire Cloth Sieves for Testing Purposes 6/2004
406 Sampling and Inspection of Signing Material and Signs 6/2004
407 Method of Test for High-Strength Bolts 9/2005
408 Method of Sampling and Field Testing Liquid Deicing Material 2/2010
409 Method of Acceptance for Welded Stud Shear Connectors under development
410 Inspection, Sampling, Testing and Acceptance of Paint 6/2004
411 Vacant
412 Topsoil Sampling, Sample Preparation and Testing 6/2004
413 Inspection of Fencing Materials 9/2005
414 Method of Acceptance for Reinforcing Steel 6/2004 6/2009
415 Method of Acceptance for Structural Steel under development
416 Vacant
417 Vacant
418 Method of Acceptance for Miscellaneous Welded Items 6/2004
419 Method of Sampling and Sieve Analysis of Glass Beads 6/2004
420 Procedure to Check for Leaks Under Hydrostatic Pressure 6/2004
421 Sampling Construction Fabrics 6/2004 6/2009
422 Method of Test for Surface Smoothness and Profile 9/2007 4/2012
MT-500 Section - Chemistry
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500 Corrosion Percent Effectiveness Rating for Inhibited De-Icing NaCl, MgCl2, and CaCl2 solutions under development
501 Precipitation inspection of De-Icing NaCl, MgCl2, and CaCl2 solutions under development
502 Total Settleable Solids determination of De-Icing NaCl, MgCl2, and CaCl2 solutions under development
503 Determination of Percent Passing #10 Sieve for De-Icing NaCl, MgCl2, and CaCl2 solutions under development
504 Determination of pH in De-Icing NaCl, MgCl2, and CaCl2 solutions under development
505 Determination of High Concentration Metals in NaCl De-Icing Solutions under development
506 Determination of Low Concentration Metals in NaCl De-Icing Solutions under development
507 Assay of NaCl De-Icing Solutions under development
508 Determination of High Concentration Metals in MgCl2 De-Icing Solutions under development
509 Determination of Low Concentration Metals in MgCl2 De-Icing Solutions under development
510 Assay of MgCl2 De-Icing Solutions under development
511 Determination of High Concentration Metals in CaCl2 De-Icing Solutions under development
512 Determination of Low Concentration Metals in CaCl2 De-Icing Solutions under development
513 Assay of CaCl2 De-Icing Solutions under development
514 Corrosion Percent Effectiveness Rating for PNS Category 1A Inhibitor under development
515 Total Settleable Solids determination and Percent Passing #10 Sieve for PNS Category 1A Inhibitor under development
516 Determination of pH in PNS Category 1A Inhibitor under development
517 Estimation of Assay by Specific Gravity for Salt Brines under development
518 Determination of High Concentration Metals in PNS Category 1A Inhibitor under development
519 Determination of Low Concentration Metals in PNS Category 1A Inhibitor under development
520 Determination of Wear Metals in Engine Oil under development
521 Determination of Red Dye #26 in Diesel Fuel under development
522 Determination of Cyanide in De-Icing NaCl, MgCl2, and CaCl2 solutions under development
523 Determination of Cyanide in PNS Category 1A Inhibitor under development
524 Determination of Insoluble Residue in PNS Category 8A, 8B, and 8C Solid NaCl under development
525 Corrosion Percent Effectiveness Rating for PNS Category 4A and 4B Solid Sodium Chloride under development
526 Moisture Analysis of PNS Categories 4A, 4B, 8A, 8B and 8C Solid NaCl under development
527 Assay/Determination of High Concentration Metals in PNS Categories 4A, 4B, 8A, 8B and 8C Solid NaCl under development
528 Determination of Low Concentration Metals in PNS Categories 4A, 4B, 8A, 8B, and 8C Solid NaCl under development
529 Determination of Cyanide in PNS Categories 4A, 4B, 8A, 8B, and 8C Solid NaCl under development
530 Hydrated Lime Analysis under development
531 Assay and Sulfate Determination of CaCl2 Dust Palliative under development
532 Assay and Sulfate Determination of MgCl2 Dust Palliative under development
533 Chemical Analysis of Fly Ash and Pozzolans under development
534 Chemical Analysis of Portland Cement under development
535 High Molecular Weight Methacrolate (HMWM) IR Test under development
536 Chemical Analysis of Silica Fume under development
537 Chemical Analysis of Ground Granulated Blast-Furnace Slag (GGBFS) under development
538 Chemical Analysis of Blended Cement under development
539 Chemical Analysis of Metakaolin under development
540 Analysis of Mulch under development
541 Analysis of Compost under development
542 Determination of x, y and Y of Paints under development
543 IR Spectroscopy of Paints under development
544 Determination of Heavy Metals in Paints under development
545 Contrast Ratio with 15 mils (Wet) Film under development
546 Dry Time under development
547 Dry Through under development
548 Static Heat of Paints under development
549 Skinning, Settling, and Lumps in Waterborne Paints under development
550 Chemical Analysis of Blended Cements under development
MT-600 Section - Information and Field Sampling Procedures
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601 Materials Sampling, Testing and Acceptance Guide Index 6/2008 E
6/2008 M
10/2012
12/2012
4/2013
6/2013
8/2013
10/2013
01/2014
4/2014
602 Independent Assurance and Final Record Sampling 6/2004 4/2013
603 Definitions 6/2004 6/2010
604 Conversion Tables 6/2004
605 Samples and Certifications 6/2004
606 Procedure for Selecting Sampling Locations by Random Sampling Technique 6/2004
607 Procedure for Reducing Field Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size 6/2004
608 Voids Table 6/2004
609 Field Numbering Concrete Cylinders 6/2004
610 Method of Numbering Subgrade Material, Surfacing Material, Bituminous Treated Material and Liquid Asphalt 6/2004
611 A Guide to Laboratory Forms 6/2004