UDOT Central Lab - Asphalt Section
Utah Binder Index
This asphalt cost adjustment or Binder Index, is used to protect both the Contractor and the Department from unstable prices. It is based off weekly reports from Poten and Argus from our surrounding area, see UDOT Standard Specification 01282.
Asphalt Binder Sampling Turnaround Time
HMA - Round Robin Testing
Asphalt Mix Design - Density
Why do we want more density in a pavement? Density is the unit weight of a mixture. Density is usually shown as a percent of maximum theoretical density or the specific gravity of the in-place compacted density divided by the maximum theoretical density.