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OFFICE OF RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY AT THE TURNER-FAIRBANK HIGHWAY RESEARCH CENTER

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Test Methods

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) works closely with our State department of transportation partners to increase the safety and longevity of the Nation’s highway system. The following American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) standard specifications for transportation materials and methods of sampling and testing, and AASHTO provisional standards are available through AASHTO. These standards are published by AASHTO in their materials standards guide.

AASHTO TP 144-21 “Determining the Potential Alkali–Silica Reactivity of Coarse Aggregates (TFHRC-TFAST)”

AASHTO TP 119-21 “Electrical Resistivity of a Concrete Cylinder Tested in a Uniaxial Resistance Test”

AASHTO T 397-22 “Uniaxial Tensile Response of Ultra-High Performance Concrete”

  • New in 2022 (scheduled to be published in July 2022)
  • Point of Contact: Ben Graybeal – ben.graybeal@dot.gov

AASHTO TF400 “Full Size Cyclic Fatigue”

AASHTO TP133 “Determining the Damage Characteristic Curve and Failure Criterion Using Small Specimens in the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) Cyclic Fatigue Test”

  • New in 2021 (Formerly TP 133-19 with Technical Revisions in 2021)
  • Point of Contact:  David Mensching – david.mensching@dot.gov
  • Revisions going to ballot in 2022

AASHTO TP 132 “Determining the Dynamic Modulus for Asphalt Mixtures Using Small Specimens in the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT)”

AASHTO PP 099 “Preparation of Small Cylindrical Performance Test Specimens Using the Superpave Gyratory Compactor (SGC) or Field Cores”

AASHTO T 400 “Determining the Damage Characteristic Curve and Failure Criterion Using the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) Cyclic Fatigue Test”

  • New in 2022 (Formerly TP 107-18)
  • Point of Contact:  David Mensching – david.mensching@dot.gov
  • Revisions going to ballot in 2022

AASHTO TP 134 “Stress Sweep Rutting (SSR) Test Using Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT)”

Last updated: Thursday, June 23, 2022