Employee and Organizational Development

Aggregate Testing

AFE # for DOT- 7164
Cost: $75

Training Objectives: (Hosted by the DOT Lab Accreditation Training Group)
The attendee will:
  • Determine moisture content, SD 108
  • Learn correct sampling methods, SD 201
  • Understand minimum sample sizes, Perform sieve analysis of aggregate material, Learn procedure for concrete aggregate testing, SD 202
  • Determine the Flakiness Index of aggregate material, SD 203
  • Test for material finer than a #200 sieve, SD 206
  • Determine the liquid limit, plastic limit and plasticity index, SD 207
  • Determine percentage of lightweight material in fine aggregate, SD 208
  • Determine percentage of crushed particles/fractured faces, SD 211
  • Learn how to reduce samples to testing size, SD 213
  • Determine percentage of lightweight material in coarse aggregate, SD 214.

Bring a DOT Materials manual and a hand held calculator. This course is conducted prior to the Soils Testing Course.

Date
Time
City
Location

January 14-16, 2019

10 a.m.. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 12 noon
Pierre
DOT Materials Lab
January 28-30, 2019
10 a.m.. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 12 noon
Sioux Falls
Meeting Room A & Lab, DOT Area Office
5316 W 60th St. N, Sioux Falls, SD 57107

February 11-13, 2019

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 12 noon
Pierre
DOT Materials Lab
March 4-6, 2019
10 a.m.. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 12 noon
Aberdeen
Highway Patrol Conference Room & Aberdeen Region Materials Warehouse

How to Register:

DOT employees 
Register via the DOT LMS. Contact Michele Beeler (605-773-2371) or Amy Klein-Greba (605-773-5442) for questions.

Contractors/Public Sector 
Please register by sending an email to DOTLMS@state.sd.us.

Cancellation:
We ask that you cancel your registration 24-hours prior to the start of the training course. Anyone who does not attend and who have not cancelled their registration 24-hours prior to the class, will be considered no-shows. Agencies/companies will be billed full price for employees who are considered no-shows.