Continuing Education
2310 Centennial Road
105 Student Activities Center
Salina, KS 67401-8196

 

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QC/QA Asphalt Specifications (AS)

Prerequisites:

Pass Basic Math test and Statistics at least 30 days prior to enrolled class date.

Course Description:

This satisfies part of the requirements for the Superpave Field certification for the engineers, technicians and other personnel who are involved in the construction of Superpave hot-mix asphalt (HMA) pavements using Quality Control and Quality Assurance (QC/QA) specifications in the State of Kansas. It is required for at least one person working for KDOT and one person working for the contractor on a Superpave project to be certified. These certifications are necessary for all KDOT Superpave projects.

Learning Objectives:

     Introduction to the quality control/quality assurance (aspects) for Superpave HMA construction

     Contractor quality control requirements

     Review and use of KDOT’s QC/QA specifications for Superpave HMA construction on 1-R

     and major modification projects

     Superpave HMA QC/QA data interpretation for pay factor computation

     Use of software in pay factor computation

     All instructions will be provided in English units.

Books:

     Workbook included in course fee

Cost:

     $53

Dates and Locations:

     January 14-15, 2014 – Chanute (KDOT District Four Conference Rm.)

     January 28-29, 2014 – Norton (KDOT District Three Conference Rm.)

     February 18-19, 2014 – Hutchinson (KDOT District Five Conference Rm.)

     March 11-12, 2014 – Topeka (KDOT District One Conference Rm.)

You Must Bring:           

     Pencils

     Notebooks

     Statistical calculator

Class Start Time:          

All days: 8:30 a.m.

Testing Information:

     Exam: This course requires a written exam.

     Score: A score of 70% or higher is needed to pass.