Asphalt

Hot Mix Asphalt Sampling - Truck Haul Units

Covers the procedures for safely obtaining a representative hot mix asphalt sample from a truck hauling unit. Sampling from both inside the truck unit and from a outside the truck.

Hot Mix Asphalt Paving Inspection: Crushing and Shaping

This video looks at HMA base crushing and shaping as covered by the standard specifications.  It examines the subject in terms of preparations for the work, materials and equipment used, work steps followed, and key inspections required including documentation.

Hot Mix Asphalt Paving Inspection: Rubblizing

This video program shows preparations for rubblizing, materials and equipment used, and other construction steps, and the related construction concerns including documentation.

Hot Mix Asphalt Paving Inspection (Parts 3 and 4): Paving Operations, Rolling Operations

A 4 video training series covering the work methods used by highway construction personnel who inspect hot mix asphalt paving operations. The overall objective of this series is to help both new and experienced inspectors in performing the duties and responsibilities necessary for ensuring that quality HMA pavements are constructed for the state of Michigan. Part 3 examines the paving itself, and delivering HMA to the road, paver operation, placement procedures, inspection, documentation, and other related concerns.

Hot Mix Asphalt Paving Inspection (Parts 1 and 2): Basic Information and Equipment, Pavement Preparations

A 4 video training series covering the work methods used by highway construction personnel who inspect hot mix asphalt paving operations. The overall objective of this series is to help both new and experienced inspectors in performing the duties and responsibilities necessary for ensuring that quality HMA pavements are constructed for the state of Michigan. Part 1 includes basic information about paving and then covers equipment requirements in detail.

Concrete Testing Methods (Parts 1-3)

This 3 video set examines MDOT 2003 Standard Specs for concrete testing methods. The topics include 1) Sampling-Temperature-Slump, 2) Roll A Meter, and 3) Pressure Method (Type-B). The tapes have been revised from Metric to English.

Sealcoat - PASER

This video is intended to help local officials plan the maintenance and overall management of sealcoat roads. It discusses common problems and typical repairs and presents a simple system for evaluating and rating sealcoat roads.

Preventive Maintenance Project Selection

Explains the importance of preventive maintenance and how it can prolong the life of pavement by using the right treatment at the right time.
Available on YouTube

Utility Cuts in Paved Roads: Part 1 & 2

Two part presentation focuses on making utility cuts in paved roads effectively and safely with minimal traffic disruption.
Available on YouTube - Video 1
Available on YouTube - Video 2

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