Inspection

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 (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 Plant Procedures

The proper MDOT inspection and documentation techniques for the operation of a portable central mix concrete plant and a stationary transit mix concrete plant are outlined in this tape.

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.

Concrete Paving Inspection (Parts 1-4)

A 4 video training series on performing concrete paving inspections. Topics are 1) Basic Information on Paving Preparations, 2) Reinforcement, 3) Paving Operations, and 4) Joints. The tapes are updated to English units and conform to MDOT 2003 Standard Specs for Construction.

Asphalt Paving Inspection

Reviews the responsibilities of a paving inspector, procedures of a paving operation, and common problems encountered with mix quality, operations, etc.
Available on YouTube - Video 1
Available on YouTube - Video 2

Bituminous Paving Inspection: Crushing and Shaping/Rubblizing

Covers the preparations for crushing and shaping, as well as the operations for cold milling, shoulder blading and trenching, crushing, mixing, spreading, compacting, and finishing.

Covers preparations for rubblizing, the materials and equipment used, the construction steps and related inspection concerns, and the measuring and documenting of the work.
ID 164-165

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