MRS30 Asphalt Pavements Specification (Measurement)
MRTS30 Asphalt Pavements Technical Specification
MRTS101 Aggregates for Asphalt
MRTS102 Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Materials
MRTS103 Fillers for Asphalt
Pre-qualified Asphalt Contractors
Engineers and Site Supervisors
Level of difficulty: Intermediate
The majority of asphalt procurement will be achieved by means of quality assured contracts and this has meant a change in the role and responsibilities of suppliers and purchasers.
It is important that asphalt contracts be administered throughout the State with consistent interpretation and this course seeks to give guidance on appropriate interpretation of some issues that are not covered in detail in the specifications.
Note ‘consistent interpretation’ does not mean all roads throughout the State, with the same annual average daily traffic, will finish up with the same type of asphalt or the same pavement design.
In interpreting the specifications, Administrators must be careful to differentiate between what the specifications require and what the client requests the Contractor to do, but which may require a variation to act on.
This course focuses on current issues but does not deal with all aspects of asphalt technology or contract administration in depth.
For projects that utilise MRS30 and MRSTS30 the following personnel must have successfully completed the written assignment for this course: Contractor’s Project Manager(s), Engineer(s) and Site Supervisor(s) for the asphalt (and sealing) works, and Administrator and Inspector.