Category Archives: AASHTO

AASHTO R 64-17

Standard Practice for Sampling and Fabrication of 50-mm (2-in.) Cube Specimens Using Grout (Non-Shrink) or Mortar

Published by: 2017-01-01 / 2017-01-01 / 6 pages
This practice covers field sampling and fabrication and initial curing of 50-mm (2-in.) cube specimens of non-shrink grout or mortar materials, or both.

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AASHTO T 358-17

Standard Method of Test for Surface Resistivity Indication of Concrete’s Ability to Resist Chloride Ion Penetration

Published by: 2017-01-01 / 2017-01-01 / 10 pages
This test method covers the determination of the electrical resistivity of water-saturated concrete to provide a rapid indication of its resistance to the penetration of chloride ions. This test method is applicable to types of concrete where correlations have been established between this test procedure and long-term chloride diffusion procedures such as those described in ASTM C 1556.

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AASHTO T 107M/T 107-17

Standard Method of Test for Autoclave Expansion of Portland Cement [ASTM Designation: C 151/C 151M-15]

Published by: 2017-01-01 / 2017-01-01 / 6 pages
This test method covers determination of the autoclave expansion of hydraulic cement by means
of a test on a neat cement specimen.

The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard.
The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be
used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in nonconformance
with the standard.

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AASHTO SS-16

2016 AASHTO Salary Survey

Published by: 2017-01-01 / 2017-01-01
The 2016 AASHTO Salary Survey has been prepared to provide job classifications and salary information on positions currently used by the transportation industry.

This survey is intended as a tool for human resources administrators and other professionals whose work involves studying and analyzing job classifications, writing job descriptions, and developing/designing pay structures unique to departments of transportation (DOTs).

This document contains 74 matched titles divided into 5 broad job categories. The categories are:

  • administrative
  • engineering
  • general
  • maintenance
  • other

For each title, a brief description, salary range, and actual salary is included. Websites for job class specifications, salary information, and a DOT contact list are provided to obtain additional information not part of this survey.

The Salary Survey is provided in two formats: as a PDF Download, which includes the full data of the report, and as an MS Excel spreadsheet, which allows users to sort the data and perform specialized data analysis.

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AASHTO CHBTW-2

Construction Handbook for Bridge Temporary Works, 2nd Edition

Published by: 2017-01-01 / 2017-01-01 / 156 pages
This handbook has been developed for use by contractors and construction engineers involved in bridge construction. This document may also be of interest to falsework design engineers, and supplements information found in the Guide Design Specifications for Bridge Temporary Works. The content is construction-oriented, focusing primarily on standards of material quality and means and methods of construction. The handbook contains chapters on falsework, formwork, and temporary retaining structures.

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AASHTO PH06-2

Practitioner’s Handbook #6: Consulting under Section 106 of the National Preservation Act

Published by: 2016-08-01 / 2016-08-01 / 27 pages
This handbook provides recommendations for complying with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act during the environmental review process for transportation projects. Practical tips addressed include: agency roles, State specific requirements, consulting parties and public involvement, areas of potential effects, evaluation of eligibility for the National Register of Historic Places, evaluation of effects on Historical Properties, documentation of eligibility and effects, resolution of adverse effects, coordination with other requirements, alternative methods for Section 106 compliance, and memorandum of agreement.

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AASHTO PH01-2

Practitioner’s Handbook #1: Maintaining a Project File and Preparing an Administrative Record for a NEPA Study

Published by: 2016-08-01 / 2016-08-01 / 17 pages
Preparing the administrative record for a complex project can be a major challenge. This handbook provides a starting point for undertaking this important task. Practical tips addressed include maintaining accurate project files during the NEPA study, using the NEPA process to build a strong administrative record, reviewing project files and compiling the administrative record, deciding what documents to include in the administrative record, and submitting the administrative record to the court.

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AASHTO PH12-2

Practitioner’s Handbook #12: Assessing Indirect Effects and Cumulative Impacts Under NEPA

Published by: 2016-08-01 / 2016-08-01 / 24 pages
This handbook is intended to assist practitioners in assessing indirect effects and cumulative impacts in the evaluation of transportation projects under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Issues covered in this handbook include: Understanding the definitions of direct effects, indirect effects, and cumulative impacts; gathering the information needed for the analysis; deciding the appropriate scope and level of detail; carrying out the analysis; identifying mitigation opportunities; documenting the analysis; and using the transportation planning process to support NEPA-level studies of indirect effects and cumulative impacts.

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AASHTO PH14-2

Practitioner’s Handbook #14: Applying the Section 404(b)(1) Guidelines in Transportation Project Decision-Making

Published by: 2016-08-01 / 2016-08-01 / 26 pages
This handbook is intended to assist practitioners in applying the Section 404(b)(1) Guidelines in the environmental review process for surface transportation projects. It focuses on highway and transit projects that require an individual Section 404 permit under the Clean Water Act and involve preparation of an environmental impact statement or environmental assessment under the National Environmental Policy Act.

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AASHTO PH02-2

Practitioner’s Handbook #2: Responding to Comments on an Environmental Impact Statement

Published by: 2016-08-01 / 2016-08-01 / 13 pages
This handbook provided information on responding to comments on an environmental impact statement (EIS) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). This handbook provides information for developing responses to comments on both a Draft EIS and Final EIS, and covers the issues associated with responding to comments on an Environmental Assessment (EA). Key issues to consider when responding to comments on an EIS include inviting comments, receiving and sorting comments, reviewing and responding to comments, and responding to FEIS comments. Practical tips addressed include inviting comments, receiving and sorting comments, developing responses to comments, ensuring accuracy and consistency, and formats for presenting DEIS comments and responses in the FEIS.

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