Hazards Associated With Transportation Of Hot Mix Asphalt

  • Safety Data Sheet Hot Mix Asphalt - lehighhanson

    Safety Data Sheet Hot Mix Asphalt Section 1. Identification GHS product identifier: Hot Mix Asphalt Other means of identification: Asphalt, Blacktop, Asphaltic Concrete, Tarmac Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against: Hot Mix Asphalt is utilized for construction purposes such as paving roads, driveways, parking

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  • Safety and Health Topics | Asphalt (Bitumen) Fumes ...

    Hazard Recognition. Exposure to asphalt fumes can cause serious injury and permanent damage. Workers that may be exposed to asphalt fumes need to be aware of the potential hazards in their work environment. The following references aid in recognizing asphalt fume hazards in the workplace.

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  • CDC - Asphalt Fumes - NIOSH Workplace Safety and Health …

    This guide is for roofers and contractors who work with hot asphalt on roofs. The guide lists steps for reducing exposure to asphalt fumes. ... Engineering Control Guidelines for Hot Mix Asphalt Pavers DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 97-105 (January 1997) ... OSHA Hazard Recognition: Asphalt Fumes External. OSHA Safety and Health Topics: ...

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  • HEALTH EFFECTS OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE TO …

    Known carcinogens have been found in asphalt fumes generated at worksites. Observations of acute irritation in workers from airborne and dermal exposures to asphalt fumes and aerosols and the potential for chronic health effects, including cancer, warrant continued diligence in …

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  • Current Practices for transporting asphalt binder ...

    Hydrogen sulfide is a potential concern. According to the Asphalt Institute’s Safe Handling of Hot Asphalt DVD and workbook, hydrogen sulfide may be released from shipping containers or storage tanks whenever the hatch is opened for gauging or for visual inspection. Hydrogen sulfide, a highly toxic and flammable gas, can reach hazardous concentrations inside a storage vessel.

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  • ASPHALT HAZARD SUMMARY HOW TO DETERMINE IF …

    Asphalt fumes are produced during the manufacture and heating of Asphalt, which is used for road building and roofing, and in rubber and adhesives. REASON FOR CITATION. * Asphalt is on the Hazardous Substance List because it is cited by ACGIH, DOT, NIOSH, IARC and NFPA. * Definitions are provided on page 5.

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  • Risk Response for Asphalt Road Construction under ...

    A significant output of the risk management process is the risk response which determines the success and the effectiveness of the risk management process. This work is a part of a larger research study for risk management under performance based contracts (PBC) for hot mix asphalt (HMA) contractors.

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  • Asphalt Plant Safety - Health and Safety Authority

    At Asphalt Plants there are hazards resulting from. Significant traffic movements. Conveying of raw materials. Risk of burns from hot liquids, hot materials and hot surfaces. Risk of fire from hot liquid ignition. Falls from height. Moving equipment such as skip trolleys. Screw Conveyors, drives…

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  • ASPHALT - afscme

    Most of the fire and explosion hazard associated with asphalt comes from the vapors of the solvent mixed into the asphalt, not the asphalt itself. The hazard is determined by the flammable or explosive nature of the solvent used and how fast it evaporates.

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  • Asphalt Safety - tdi.texas.gov

    There are two main hazards associated with asphalt: • fire and explosion hazards, and • health hazards associated with skin contact, eye con-tact, and/or inhalation of fumes and vapors. Fire Prevention and Control Since asphalt products are often stored and han-dled at elevated tempera-tures, fire prevention is extremely important.

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  • Asphalt Cement-All Grades Material Safety Data Sheet

    WARNING: Hot product can cause burns to skin. If burned by hot attention immediately. Hot asphalt can release toxic Hydrogen material. Water contact can cause a violent eruption of hot asphalt. SECTION 1. PRODUCTION IDENTIFICATION Trade Name Asphalt Cement, All Grades Product Number Various Technical Contact (856) 224-7415

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  • Asphalt Rubberized Hot Mix - Vulcan Materials Company

    Asphalt Rubberized Hot Mix contains aggregate, a naturally occurring mineral complex with varying quantities of quartz (crystalline silica). Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) may cause cancer.

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  • SUBJECT: HOT MIX ASPHALT (HMA) MIXTURE DESIGN …

    Materials Method 5.16 describes New York State Department of Transportation’s (NYSDOT) requirements and policies for the development of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) mixture designs, ... This MM does not address any of the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this MM to ... RECYCLED HOT MIX ASPHALT DESIGN ...

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  • Safety and Health Topics | Asphalt (Bitumen) Fumes ...

    Reducing Roofers' Exposure to Asphalt Fumes. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-107, (September 2003). This guide pertains to roofers and contractors who work with hot asphalt on roofs. Construction. OSHA's Alliance Program.

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  • Section I - Product and Company Identification

    Wear protective clothing and face and eye protection when handling hot asphalt. If feasible, move containers from fire hazard since they may explode in the heat of the fire. Otherwise, use water spray to cool fire-exposed containers. Be aware of runoff from fire control methods.

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  • COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION JOB …

    Typical Equipment. 2. Use shovel to obtain material per procedure 1. Particles in eyes 2. Burns 3. Combine material from the three locations in sample container 1. Particles in eyes 2. Burns Handle hot material or container without protective gloves 4. Carry container to vehicle 1.

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  • SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS) HOT MIXED ASPHALT

    SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS): HOT MIXED ASPHALT ... I –IDENTIFICATION PRODUCT IDENTIFIER TRADE NAME OTHER SYNONYMS Hot Mixed Asphalt (Bituminous Concrete) Asphalt Hot Mix RECOMMENDED USE AND RESTRICTION ON USE ... potential health risks associated with the use of this product and train them in the appropriate use of personal protective equipment

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  • Asphalt - State Compensation Insurance Fund

    Some of the solvents used to mix with asphalt are naphtha, toluene, and xylene. These solvents are hazardous substances, flammable, very smelly and increase the …

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  • HOT MIX ASPHALT - Tennessee

    associated with highway construction and require highly specialized knowledge, abilities, craftsmanship, or equipment not ordinarily available in the type of contracting organizations qualified and expected to bid on the contract in general, these items are to

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  • Working safely around asphalt

    Apr 01, 2013 · Workers can be exposed to fumes from asphalt during road paving, roofing, siding and work. According to the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, exposure to the fumes can have both short- and long-term health consequences. In the short term, asphalt …

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  • VOLUMETRIC HOT MIX ASPHALT PRODUCER PROGRAM

    INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION . OFFICE OF MATERIALS MANAGEMENT . CERTIFIED HOT MIX ASPHALT PRODUCER PROGRAM . ITM 583-19 (Effective for Lettings on or after October 1, 2016) 1.0 SCOPE. 1.1 This procedure covers the requirements for a HMA plant to become a Certified Hot Mix Asphalt Producer. Mixtures produced shall be QC/QA HMA in accordance

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  • CSULB | Caltrans - Joint Training & Certification Program

    The Joint Training and Certification Program (JTCP) has developed a two-part series certification program in Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) for construction materials lab technicians. To help reduce conflict and delay on construction projects within the state, Caltrans, in partnership with CSULB, has developed a series of joint training and certification programs.

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  • Working With Asphalt - Safe At Work California

    It is mixed with solvents to make it more liquid, and easier to work with. Some of the solvents used to mix with asphalt are naphtha, toluene, and xylene. These solvents are hazardous substances, flammable, very smelly, and increase the potential hazards of working with asphalt. There are many different types and grades of asphalt in current use.

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  • Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement - User Guideline - Asphalt ...

    Table 13-3. State DOT specification requirements for the use of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in hot mix asphalt paving mixtures. (13) The major advantage of HIPR is the cost savings that it can potentially achieve over conventional recycled hot mix, eliminating the costs associated with transporting, processing and stockpiling RAP.

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  • SECTION 402 HOT MIX ASPHALT (HMA) PAVEMENTS …

    February 2019 New York State Department of Transportation 402-2 Construction Inspection Manual TABLE OF CONTENTS IX. HMA COMPACTION ISSUES ... associated problems should be conducted. Once a rolling pattern is established, it is ... HMA PAVING SAFETY ISSUES A. GENERAL Hot Mix Asphalt.

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  • ACNM - TTCP Manuals - Associated Contractors

    The Associated Contractors of New Mexico (ACNM), one of 95 chartered members of the Washington, DC based Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), is the statewide chapter representing the transportation/utility construction industry in New Mexi Established in 1933, ACNM is the first AGC Chapter in New Mexi

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  • Leaching Characteristics of Recycled Asphalt Pavement: …

    Milled Asphalt (frequently referred to as Recycled Asphalt Pavement…or RAP) is commonly mixed with Hot Mix Asphalt and re-used in paving projects. However, some research has been conducted on the feasibility and potential environmental impact of using milled asphalt as fill material for bridge approaches and similar applications.

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  • Material Price Adjustments

    The Asphalt Adjustment Cost is the method of price adjustment for increases and decreases associated with changes in the price of the performance-graded binder component of bituminous mixtures hot-mix asphalt (HMA). Asphalt prices through the previous Friday are posted to the website by Wednesday of each week.

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  • Sampling Hot Mix Asphalt

    be used for acceptance and quality control of hot mix asphalt (HMA). 1.2 This Standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This Standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this Standard to

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  • AC 150/5370-14B - Hot Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook ...

    Sep 27, 2013 · This AC provides general guidance on asphalt paving operations. The Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook 2000 (handbook) is in Appendix 1 of this AC. The handbook concentrates on field practices for asphalt paving, including plant operations, transportation of materials, surface preparation, laydown, compaction, and quality control processes.

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  • Chapter 4 Construction Details

    WMA is specified, the term “hot mix asphalt” refers to all mixtures of aggregate and asphalt regardless of the mixing or placing temperature. Section 39 also provides

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  • NTPEP Evaluation of Hot Mix Asphalt Crack Sealing and ...

    NTPEP Evaluation of Hot Mix Asphalt Crack Sealing and Filling Materials AASHTO Designation: CS-16 1. SCOPE 1.1 This work plan covers the requirements and testing criteria for the National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP) evaluation of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Pavement Crack sealing material.

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  • Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement - User Guideline - Asphalt ...

    Table 13-3. State DOT specification requirements for the use of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in hot mix asphalt paving mixtures. (13) The major advantage of HIPR is the cost savings that it can potentially achieve over conventional recycled hot mix, eliminating the costs associated with transporting, processing and stockpiling RAP.

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  • PFP and QCP Hot Mix Asphalt Random Jobsite …

    Illinois Department of Transportation PFP and QCP Hot Mix Asphalt Random Jobsite Sampling Appendix E.4 Effective: April 1, 2008 Revised: October 1, 2017 October 1, 2017 Manual of Test Procedures for Materials E.25 Appendix E.4 . Hot-mix asphalt (HMA) samples shall be obtained at the frequency specified in the Hot Mix

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  • The Dangers of Sealcoating - Asphalt Paving and ...

    The Dangers of Sealcoating. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) may seem an odd place to begin a discussion about asphalt, but the USGS deals with hazards to health such as volcanoes, earthquakes, landslides and sealcoating.

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  • FHWA Hot Mix Asphalt Pavement Guidelines

    factors such as mix temperature (165 °C is the maximum), rolling trains, patterns, or passes. References: 1. Standard Construction Specifications 2. Current Quality Assurance Program for Hot Mix Asphalt and Concrete Pavements 3. Applicable Special Provisions 4. Hot-Mix Bituminous Paving Manual, Federal Highway Administration 5.

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  • Asphalt - Florida Department of Transportation

    Sand-Asphalt Hot Mix: This Specification covers the requirements of constructing a Sand-Asphalt hot mix base course, leveling course, or surface course. Asphalt Concrete Friction Course: This Specification covers the requirements of constructing a Asphalt Concrete Friction Course. ... Florida Department of Transportation Safety, Innovation ...

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  • HMA Production Manual

    SECTION 1: PROCEDURES MANUAL FOR HMA MIX DESIGN PROCESSING. HOT MIX ASPHALT (HMA) MIX DESIGN LABORATORY QUALIFICATIONS To be qualified to submit HMA mix designs for projects with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) oversight, the laboratory must supply documentation for meeting the following criteria: 1.

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  • Hot Mix Asphalts 101 - New Jersey

    Asphalt Rubber Applications • Asphalt rubber is the process of adding recycled, crumb rubber to hot mix asphalt (called dry process) or the asphalt binder (called wet process) to modify the final mixture • Difficult to use in dense-graded mixtures due to residual crumb rubber • Best used in gap-graded type mixtures (SMA and OGFC)

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  • Evaluation of Warm Mix Asphalt Technologies

    Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP) evaluation of Warm Mix Asphalt Technologies. The National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP) serves the member departments of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). 1.2 This work plan may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. It does ...

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  • Environmental Issues Associated With Asphalt Shingle …

    markets for waste asphalt shingle recycling include use in hot mix asphalt (HMA) and cold asphalt patching, use in roadways as dust control for rural roads (e.g., as temporary roads and ... environmental issues associated with asphalt shingle recycling and to give some guidance on the

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  • Scholarship - Asphalt Pavement

    The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) is proud and eager to tell students, educators and potential sponsors about the scholarship opportunities for students who are accelerating toward exciting careers in engineering, road construction, consulting, and transportation management.

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  • NCHRP Report 441 - Transportation Research Board

    with low air voids and high asphalt contents, making them susceptible to rutting and flushing. Temperature segregationoccurs as the result of differential cooling of por-tions of the mix on the surface of the mix in the haul truck, along the sides of the truck box, and in the wings of the paver. The third type, aggregate-asphalt segregation,is

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  • SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS) HOT MIXED ASPHALT

    SAFETY DATA SHEET (SDS): HOT MIXED ASPHALT ... I –IDENTIFICATION PRODUCT IDENTIFIER TRADE NAME OTHER SYNONYMS Hot Mixed Asphalt (Bituminous Concrete) Asphalt Hot Mix RECOMMENDED USE AND RESTRICTION ON USE ... potential health risks associated with the use of this product and train them in the appropriate use of personal protective equipment

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  • Training

    Dec 13, 2019 · Hot Mix Asphalt Study Manuals. Hot Mix Asphalt Certified Roadway Course Manual ... Radiation Safety/Nuclear Gauge Technician Certification Program Requirements. ... Tennessee Department of Transportation Clay Bright James K. Polk Bldg., Suite 700 505 Deaderick Street Nashville, TN 37243 ...

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  • RECYCLED ASPHALT PAVEMENT AND ASPHALT …

    thoroughly mixed with an asphalt emulsion to produce a cold mix. These applications of the RAP should be followed by immediate rolling to complete the integration of the milling pieces and particles into a bound surface that is similar in consistency and performance to a hot mix asphalt or warm mix asphalt paved surface, such as a road.

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  • HOT MIX ASPHALT I - CSULB

    The Joint Training and Certification Program (JTCP) has developed a two-part series in Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) for construction materials lab technicians. To help reduce conflict and delay on construction projects within the state, Caltrans, in partnership with CSULB, has developed a series of joint training and certification programs.

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  • asphalt - portal.ct.gov

    The Asphalt Adjustment Cost is a method of asphalt price adjustment for increases and decreases associated with changes in the price of performance-graded binder component of bituminous mixtures hot-mix asphalt (HMA).

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  • Standard Practice for Development of Hot Mix Asphalt

    1.1 This standard specifies requirements and procedures for approval Hot Mix Asphalt mix designs for the Qualified Products List. 1.2 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations and equipment. It does not address all of the safety problems associated with …

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  • Cadillac Asphalt

    This is why 94 percent of the paved roads in the United States are surfaced with Hot-Mix Asphalt. Plus, maintenance on HMA pavements is a much less disruptive process. It can be completed quickly and economically. As a result, HMA pavement minimizes the often overlooked costs associated with traffic delays, detours and road closures.

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  • Standard Title Page 6 - Virginia Department of …

    riding surface that may cause windshield damage and other hazards to the traveling public. In addition, paving on loose “scabs” will result in a less than desirable bond between the new hot-mix asphalt (HMA) overlay and the existing underlying pavement base. This, in turn, can lead to premature distress and/or failure in the pavement.

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  • Safety Aspect of Asphalt Concrete Production and …

    sand. Alone, this first ingredient takes up about 95% of the hot mix asphalt pavement. The second ingredient is asphalt binder, and it takes up 5% of the hot mix asphalt pavement. ... by the safety hazards that are associated with each piece and ending with OSHA’s ... transportation of heavy or bulky materials. The mechanical

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  • Best Practices Handbook on Asphalt Pavement …

    filling, full depth crack repair, fog seal, seal coat, double chip seal, slurry seal, microsurfacing, thin hot mix overlays, and potholes and pavement patching. 'I'ables are outlined giving the most common flexible pavement distresses, along with the best practices for rehabilitation for

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  • Forms and Manuals

    (Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Pavement Density Determination) 09/2010: Materials Procedure NY417-01 (Calibration of Metering System for Recycling Equipment) 06/2015: Materials Procedure NY417-02 (Drum Mix Plant Approval for Producing Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Using 100% Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) ) 09/2015: Materials Test Methods Latest Edition File ...

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  • Basic Asphalt Materials Mixture Design and Testing

    McAsphalt Industries Limited October 2012 1 Preface This training manual was developed as part of an effort to provide a step-by-step procedure for understanding basic asphalt mixture composition, creating mix designs and recycling processes.

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  • Hot Mix Asphalt Testing Technician | cttp | University of ...

    Hot Mix Asphalt Testing Technician. U of A cttp; Technicians; Hot Mix Asphalt Testing Technician; The Hot Mix Asphalt Testing Technician course covers the sampling and testing of hot mix asphalt, to include volumetric analysis of compacted specimens, asphalt content, and in-place density.

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  • Asphalt - Wikipedia

    In examining the potential health hazards associated with asphalt, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) determined that it is the application parameters, predominantly temperature, that affect occupational exposure and the potential bioavailable carcinogenic hazard/risk of the asphalt …

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  • Training – Alabama Asphalt Pavement Association

    State of Alabama Certification Program for Hot Mix Asphalt Technicians TRAINING DATES: Radiation Safety, Roadway Technology and Asphalt Level I – Laboratory Technician Please Contact NCAT-Auburn – Contact Travis Walbeck (334-844-6228) at National Center for Asphalt

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