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Asphalt Binder - Texas Department of Transportation

The asphalt binder lab tests around 500 supplier Quality Monitoring (QM) samples and district project samples every month. The asphalt binder test results summary dashboard provides an overall summary of all samples tested organized by supplier, material grade, date sampled, date tested, batch, reference sample, and a pass/fail indicator.

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Asphalt Binders - ftp.dot.state.tx.us

supply asphalt binders for use on TxDOT projects. Producers on this list must still provide current TxDOT lab numbers indicating preapproval of specific products with all shipments (this information is also available inSiteManager). For more information, contact MTD’s Flexible Pavements Section at (512) 506 -5147. Pre-Qualified Asphalt Binders

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Pavement Manual: Performance Graded Binders (PG Binders)

The Superpave binder specifications are performance-based; therefore, these binders are known as performance-graded (PG) binders in contrast to the older system of viscosity graded (AC) binders, which are typically used for surface treatments and aggregate precoating (see Item 300). Generally speaking, any paving mix produced hot through a hot ...

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Asphalt Binder Quality Program

ASPHALT BINDER QUALITY PROGRAM TXDOT DESIGNATION: TEX-545-C MATERIALS AND TESTS DIVISION 2 2019– 7 EFFECTIVE DATE: SEPTEMBER 2.1.2 Terminals or storage facilities are considered the suppliers of all materials they ship to Department projects, even if the binders are originally from other approved sources.

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PG Binder Selection - ftp.dot.state.tx.us

Asphalt Binder Grades D/FW, Texas Pavement Temperature, °C 98% min 50% min 98% and 50% min. PG Binders and Grade Bumping for Rut Resistance Rutting Fatigue Cracking Higher Performing PG 64-22 PG 70-22 PG 76-22 64-16 28-22 70 25-28 76 22. Modified Binders z‘PG-Plus’ binders zElastic recovery requirement

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Pavement Manual: Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavement Mixtures

Anchor: #i1013899 Section 6: Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavement Mixtures Anchor: #i1013905 6.1 General. Hot-mix asphalt (HMA) is a generic term that includes many different types of mixtures of aggregate and asphalt cement (binder) produced at elevated temperatures (generally between 300-350ºF) in an asphalt

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Material Producer List - Texas Department of Transportation

105 行  Sep 14, 2020  Asphalt Binders: 06/06/21: Asphalt Interlayer (Tracking Resistant) 09/07/20:

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Materials and Tests - Texas Department of Transportation

Miles Garrison, P.E., is the director of TxDOT's Materials and Tests Division.

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Sixth Edition 2019 - New Jersey Asphalt Pavement Association

Asphalt pavements may be referred to by several names. In different trades and sections of the state it may be referred to as bituminous concrete, hot plant mix, asphalt concrete, blacktop, hot mix asphalt (HMA) or warm mix asphalt (WMA). Asphalt pavements arecomposed of crushed aggregates glued together to form a solid mass by asphalt binder.

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Seal Coat and Surface Treatment Manual: Asphalt Distributor

Asphalt Binder Tank. The asphalt distributor tanks vary in size. Those used for most seal coat work hold from 1000 to 2000 gallons of asphalt binder. Some tanks may be larger or smaller, but this range is adequate for most jobs.

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Pavement Application with Crumb Rubber - TxDOT

Hot Mix Asphalt Pavements. Our specifications for hot mix asphalt pavements allow the use of asphalt-rubber or crumb-rubber modified asphalt. Many of our engineers choose asphalt binders with five to fifteen percent rubber to increase pavement durability and, in some cases, provide higher ride quality, particularly by reducing noise. Research

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TxDOT Specifications

Nov 15, 2006  REFERENCE ITEMS (210), (300), (301), (320), (520), (585) Go to Top. 341 - DENSE GRADED HOT MIX ASPHALT (QCQA) SPECIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 1) Specify the type and grade of Performance Grade (PG) asphalt binder on the set of plans. 2) If different aggregate quality requirements (listed in Table 1) are desired, specify on the set of plans. 3) Specify the surface

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Materials Forms - Texas Department of Transportation

Asphalt Binder G*/SIN and Data Tabulation: 2088: Surface Aggregate Selection Form (WWARP) 2148: Certification of Compliance (Treated Timber Products) 2174: Inspectors Batch Plant Checklist: 2181: Worksheet for Dimensional Check for Metal Slump Cone (Without Base) and Tamping Rod: 2192: Forensics Investigation Request: 2227: Optimized Aggregate ...

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Section 3: Transversely Varying Asphalt Rates

Anchor: #i1015335 Section 3: Transversely Varying Asphalt Rates Anchor: #i1028853 General. Transverse variation of asphalt rate (TVAR) is the seal coat practice of varying the amount of asphalt being applied across the width of the pavement to better match the asphalt

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Item 292 Asphalt Treatment (Plant-Mixed)

Furnish PG64-22 asphalt binder that meets requirements of Item 300, “Asphalts, Oils and Emulsions.” When more than 30% RAP is allowed and used, ensure that the new binder and recovered binder from the RAP, when blended proportionally, meet the PG64-22 requirements. 2.4. Tack Coat. Unless otherwise shown on the plans or as approved, furnish ...

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Fingerprinting Asphalt: New Handheld Testing Device ...

Ensuring that asphalt binders don’t contain too many contaminates can be key to ensuring a longer-lasting roadway. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is implementing use of an innovative technology in a new test method and updated specifications developed during a two-year study conducted by the Materials and Pavements Division of the Texas AM Transportation Institute

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My35 Central Texas Newsletter: Fingerprinting Asphalt: New ...

Concern that contaminants in recycled engine-oil products might be affecting the binders in asphalt led TxDOT to contract a two-year study of the problem by the Texas AM Transportation Institute (TTI). Ryan Barborak, TxDOT's flexible pavements section director, was a key participant on the research team.

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Texas Asphalt Pavement User Guide

The asphalt binder should suit the climatic and traffic conditions, and the aggregates need to be selected and blended to achieve the desired gradation and quality characteristics. It is important to understand the weight-volume relationships between the asphalt binder, the aggregate, and the mixture as these are keys to good design.

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Materials Information - Texas Department of Transportation

The Construction Division performs inspection and testing and provides oversight for contract administration.

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Search Results - txdot.gov

Tools for Getting Involved How TxDOT ... Asphalt Binder...Step 2: Filter by supplier. This filter can be used to select ALL suppliers, a specific supplier or multiple.....Once the filtering is done, more details about the sample can be obtained by hovering over the sample results...

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Chip Seal Quality Construction

Modified (CRM) asphalt binder (henceforth referred t o as asphalt rubber binder) for hot-applied chip seals. TxDOT specifies AC-5, AC-10, AC-5 with 2% polymer, AC-15P, AC-15-5TR and Asphalt Rubber (AR) types AR-II and AR-III binders. Emulsions specified include HFRS-2, MS-2, CRS-2, CRS-2h, HFRS-2P and CRS-2P. For cool weather conditions, TxDOT

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PDF Download Asphalt Pavement Thickness Design Free

The manual presents methods for evaluating the factors that should be considered in the overall thickness design of the asphalt pavement structure. It includes such important topics as traffic evaluation, subgrade soil evaluation, total thickness and layer thickness determination, compaction, drainage, and environmental effects.

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TxDOT Specifications - 2014 English Special Specifications ...

Injection of Latex into Asphalt Binder - Provides a quality assurance mechanism for binder produced by injection of latex at the point of use. This requires a detailed binder design, reporting of metered volumes and inventories, and jobsite sampling. (2004 SS3214) Optional for all projects beginning with the September 2010 letting. Statewide Use.

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Liquid Asphalt Binder Inspection Checklist

with TxDOT best place to sample] C: For daily storage sampling, notify TxDOT and obtain an asphalt binder sample at approximately the same time as one of the production sublot sample locations for a given day/lot [C: determine with TxDOT best place to sample] Witness T: Witness contractor sampling asphalt binder T: Take custody of sample

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Revised Statewide Asphalt Binder Selection Catalog

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) currently selects asphalt binder PG grade for any pavement in Texas involves two major phases. The first phase of this method involves selecting the high and low temperature PGs of asphalt binder based on the location of the project and the desired level of confidence (i.e., 95 or 98 percent ...

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A Performance-Graded Binder Specification for Surface ...

Traditional specifications for asphalt binders failed to ... The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) defines a surface treatment as a single, double, or triple application of asphaltic material, each covered with aggregate, constructed on existing pavement or on a prepared base course (1). For this study, researchers used the term

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My35 Central Texas Newsletter: Fingerprinting Asphalt: New ...

Concern that contaminants in recycled engine-oil products might be affecting the binders in asphalt led TxDOT to contract a two-year study of the problem by the Texas AM Transportation Institute (TTI). Ryan Barborak, TxDOT's flexible pavements section director, was a key participant on the research team.

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Further Development for Binder Quality Assurance Program

Supplementary Notes: Project performed in cooperation with the Texas Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration. 16. Abstract: The current TxDOT binder QC/QA system uses two asphalt binder supplier categories; suppliers who have an approved quality control plan (QCP) on file with TxDOT and those who do not.

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Chip Seal Quality Construction

Modified (CRM) asphalt binder (henceforth referred t o as asphalt rubber binder) for hot-applied chip seals. TxDOT specifies AC-5, AC-10, AC-5 with 2% polymer, AC-15P, AC-15-5TR and Asphalt Rubber (AR) types AR-II and AR-III binders. Emulsions specified include HFRS-2, MS-2, CRS-2, CRS-2h, HFRS-2P and CRS-2P. For cool weather conditions, TxDOT

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Texas Department of Transportation hiring Construction ...

TxDOT's Asphalt Binder Laboratory in Materials and Tests Division is looking for a Construction Recordkeeper III based at the Cedar Park campus. We have a diverse workforce of over 12,000 ...

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Asphalt Mix Design - FPA

VMA (TxDOT definition) TxDOT includes the volume of the absorbed binder in the calculation of VMA. Therefore, more absorptive aggregates inherently produce higher VMA and vice versa. *TxDOT VMA minimums are 1% higher than AASHTO, which mitigates the issue to some degree. V mb V a VMA V b Aggregate Air AC Absorbed AC

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Asphalt Binder Basics - NDLTAP

Asphalt Binder Properties 12 Liquid Semi-Solid Temperature Asphalt is a thermoplastic material that softens as it is heated and hardens when cooled. MS-2 Section 2.1.1-15 25 60 135 Consistency varies with hard temperature soft pen vis vis A B C Temperature, º C Historic Specifications - Shortcomings 13.

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Search Results - txdot.gov

Tools for Getting Involved How TxDOT ... Asphalt Binder...Step 2: Filter by supplier. This filter can be used to select ALL suppliers, a specific supplier or multiple.....Once the filtering is done, more details about the sample can be obtained by hovering over the sample results...

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TXAPA Asphalt Education Series

Understanding a TxDOT’s inspector’s roles and responsibilities in enforcing contract documents. Compliance with TxDOT’s Inspector Development Program Module 11 – Hot Mix Asphalt Pavements and Permeable Friction Course requirements. Identifying Materials (Aggregate and Binder) and Mix Design types for use on specific projects.

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Texas DOT Pilot Testing ‘X-Ray Gun’ to Measure Asphalt ...

Mar 22, 2019  A handheld x-ray fluorescence or XRF instrument designed by the materials and pavements division of the Texas AM Transportation Institute for measuring asphalt binder quality is now being field tested by the Texas Department of Transportation. [Above photo by the Texas Department of Transportation.] TTI’s “X-Ray Gun,” developed after two years’ of research, quickly

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Seal Coats: Sharing Lessons Learned, Testing New Methods ...

This SPG specification will replace existing seal-coat binder specifications and selection tables for in-service performance. The Texas AM Transportation Institute is working with TxDOT to implement the SPG specification in a four-year staged effort. In the future, a large seal-coat project in TxDOT’s Corpus Christi District and a smaller ...

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