Testing Procedures Manual

Volume II - Part VI - Miscellaneous

DOTD TR 601 Qualification Procedure for Shear Connector Stud Weldability
  The purpose of this procedure is to prescribe weldability test which will qualify a shear connector stud for welding under shop or field conditions
DOTD TR 602
Measuring Thickness and Widths of Base and Subbase Courses and Aggregate Type Surface Courses
  This method covers the procedure for determining the thickness and widths of base and subbase courses and of aggregate type surface courses for acceptance measurements and verification measurements of contractor's quality control
DOTD TR 603
Calibration and Certification of Rolling Straightedge
  This method describes a standard procedure for the calibration and certification of the ten-foot, four-wheel rolling straightedge
DOTD TR 610
Infrared Spectophotometric Analysis
  This method determines the infrared spectra of materials when infrared light absorption wavelengths are within the range of 4000 to 650 cm-1
DOTD TR 612
Compression-Deflection of Preformed Compression Joint Seals
​This method of test describes the procedure for determining the sidewall pressure exerted by preformed elastomeric compression joint seals
DOTD TR 617
Measurement of Texture Depth by Sand-Patch
​This method describes a procedure for determining the average texture depth of a selected portion of pavement surface
DOTD TR 618
Use of Rolling Straightedge
  This method describes the use of the rolling straightedge for determining pavement surface irregularities
DOTD TR 628
Field Unit Weights of Aggregates by Truck Measure
  This method covers the procedure used to determine as hauled bulk unit weights, lb/yd3 (kg/m3), of aggregates in the field by truck measurements
DOTD TR 633
Flow of Grout Mixtures
  This method of test covers the procedure to be used for determining the flow of grout mixtures by measuring the time of efflux of a specified volumen of grout through a standard flow cone
DOTD TR 634
Sieve Analysis of Glass Beads
  This method of test covers the procedure used to determine the gradation of glass beads used with traffice paint or thermoplastic striping material
DOTD TR 636
Bonding Properties of Joint Former/Sealer
This method of test covers the procedure for determining the bond strength between mortar and the plastic frame of the joint former/sealer
DOTD TR 639
Specific Intensity of Raised Pavement Markers
This method of test describes the procedure for determining the specific intensity of reflective raised pavement markers
Calibration of Measures Used to Determine Unit Weights
​This method covers the procedure for determining the calibrated volume of a unit weight measure
DOTD TR 641 Determining Pavement Profile by Use of a California Type Profilograph
​This method describes procedures used to test pavement for surface smoothness with an approved California Type Profilograph
DOTD TR 643 Determining Chloride Content in Admixtures for Portland Cement Concrete
​This method describes the determination of chloride content in admixtures for Portalnd cement concrete.
DOTD TR 644 Determining the Longitudinal Profile Roughness of Traveled Surfaces Using Automated Profilers
​This method describes the procedure to be used for measuring and reporting longitudinal profile roughness of traveled surfaces using an inertial profiler
DOTD TR 645 The Determination of In-Place Stiffness by the Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP)
​The DCP can be used to measure the stiffness of cohesive and non-cohesive soils, base course aggregates, recycled asphalt pavement, recycled concrete pavement, blended calcium sulfate and in some instances chemically (cement or lime) stabilized or treated soils.