Engineering and Construction

Materials

Structural Materials Testing

Recording and storing results of concrete cylinder testing performed during road construction is a function of numerous construction offices throughout the state. Through a number of computer applications, these testing results are captured, stored, and regularly utilized internally. This information is provided for the general public as well as current and potential vendors wishing to do business with ADOT.


From the ADOT Blog

Structural Materials Testing team evaluates girders, rebar and more

July 17, 2013

Sometimes, you have to push something to its limit to find out how strong it is. At least, that's the case when it comes to the steel, concrete and other construction materials under the purview of ADOT's Structural Materials Testing team. Full story ...

Materials testing is important when building a road

Jan. 27, 2012

Yesterday we told you about ADOT's Pavement Materials Testing group and how it is responsible for testing aggregate and creating asphalt friction course mix designs. Full story ...