Manuals

Contains the Field Materials Manuals, Laboratory Manual of Test Procedures, CDOT 2016 Pavement Design Manual, Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Manual, AASHTO Accreditation Program Procedures Manual for the Accreditation of Construction Materials Testing Laboratories, Metric Conversion Manual, Job Safety Analysis, and the WAQTC Manual.
2023 Fields Material Manual

(Revised on July 1, 2022). The purpose of this manual is to provide an official guide to CDOT Field forces for the sampling and testing of materials on construction projects and the subsequent documentation. To be used on projects advertised after July 1, 2022.

2022 Fields Material Manual

(Revised on May 5, 2022). The purpose of this manual is to provide an official guide to CDOT Field forces for the sampling and testing of materials on construction projects and the subsequent documentation.

Local Agency Project Documentation Example

This document shall be used only as a reference. It is intended to provide an example of a CDOT Local Agency project materials documentation that conforms to the documentation requirements outlined in the Field Materials Manual. This is also an example of how an electronic project book is set up for an audit; your specific project may differ in types of items to include at which time refer to the 2022 Field Materials Manual to meet all guidelines.

2021 Field Materials Manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide an official guide to CDOT Field forces for the sampling and testing of materials on construction projects and the subsequent documentation.

2020 Field Materials Manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide an official guide to CDOT Field forces for the sampling and testing of materials on construction projects and the subsequent documentation.

2019 Field Materials Manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide an official guide to CDOT Field forces for the sampling and testing of materials on construction projects and the subsequent documentation.

2018 Field Materials Manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide an official guide to CDOT Field forces for the sampling and testing of materials on construction projects and the subsequent documentation.

2021 CDOT M-E Pavement Design Manual

The purpose of this Pavement Design Manual is to provide CDOT and consulting designers with uniform and detailed procedures for designing pavements on CDOT highway projects. This 2021 manual is to be used after July 1, 2020. This site also includes the "M-E Design Files and Templates".

M-E Design Files and Templates (revised July 1, 2019)

As of August 11, 2019, CDOT will no longer be giving consultant access to M-E Design licenses. Instead, these files are now zipped and the user must download and unzip them. If you need further instructions, please contact Melody Perkins, the Pavement Design Documentation Program Manager.

2020 Laboratory Manual of Test Procedures with 2021 Revisions

The purpose of the Laboratory Manual of Test Procedures (LMTP) is to provide an official guide to CDOT personnel, consultants, and contractors for the uniform testing on CDOT projects for tests that are not normally performed by project personnel. It is not a complete summary of the testing methods and procedures.

2020 Laboratory Manual of Test Procedures

The purpose of the Laboratory Manual of Test Procedures (LMTP) is to provide an official guide to CDOT personnel, consultants, and contractors for the uniform testing on CDOT projects for tests that are not normally performed by project personnel. It is not a complete summary of the testing methods and procedures.

2020 Independent Assurance Manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide an official guide to CDOT Independent Technicians, whether the individuals are CDOT personnel or consultant, for the sampling and testing of materials on construction projects and the subsequent documentation but it is not a complete summary of all sampling and testing methods and procedures.

2020 Field Materials Manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide an official guide to CDOT Field forces for the sampling and testing of materials on construction projects and the subsequent documentation.