Employee and Organizational Development

Soils Testing

AFE # for DOT- 7178
Cost: $75

Training Objectives: (Hosted by the DOT Lab Accreditation Training Group)
The attendee will:
  • Classify soils and aggregate, SD 103
  • Establish the moisture-density relationship of soils, aggregates and mixtures, SD 104
  • Determine the in-place density of soils and granular materials, SD 105
  • Determine the density of soil in-place, SD 106
  • Determine moisture content, SD 108
  • Determine in-place density of granular materials with a thickness of 3" or less, SD 110
  • Determine in-place moisture content and density of soil and aggregate, including lime treated material, by the nuclear method, SD114

Determine target dry density and in-place density of salvage/recycled materials using the nuclear meter, SD114 & SD 219
Bring a DOT Materials manual and a hand held calculator. DOT Technicians conduct this course following the Aggregate Testing Course.

Date
Time
City
Location
January 16-18, 2019
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 12 noon
Pierre
DOT Materials Lab
January 30 - Febuary 1, 2019
1 p.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 13-15, 2019

1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 12 noon
Pierre
DOT Materials Lab
March 6-8, 2018
1 p.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.