California Department of Transportation
Coronado Bridge Carquinez Bridge San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge Richmond San Rafael Bridge

Materials Engineering and Testing Services

Office of Roadway Materials Testing

Contacts

Subject Contact Phone
AASHTO MATERIALS REFERENCE LAB (AMRL)

Flexible Pavement

Nahid Hosseinazadeh
916-227-7322
AMRL, COORDINATOR

Flexible Pavement

Nahid Hosseinazadeh
916-227-7322
ASPHALT

Testing: Paving, Liquid, Modified, Asphalt-Rubber, Emulsions

Nahid Hosseinazadeh
916-227-7322

Field Problems

Mike Cook
916-227-7300
ASPHALT CONCRETE

Testing: Mix Design

George Cornell
916-227-5284

Field Problems: Paving, Compaction, Recycling

Mike Cook
916-227-7300
Hamid Moussavi
916-227-7234
ASPHALT RUBBER Terrie Bressette 916-227-7303
BITUMINOUS MIXTURES (See Asphalt Concrete)

BLEEDING PAVEMENTS Mike Cook
916-227-7300
CALIBRATION

Lab Test Equipment

Sam Kianfar
916-227-7302
Liza Valencia
916-227-0384
CHIP SEALS (See Seal Coats) Scott Britton
916-227-7192
CONSTRUCTION EVALUATED RESEARCH Hamid Moussavi
916-227-7234
CONSTRUCTION PROBLEMS

Pavement – Flexible

Mike Cook
916-227-7300
EQUIPMENT CALIBRATION and REPAIR

Laboratory

Sam Kianfar
916-227-7302
Liza Valencia
916-227-0384
INDEPENDENT ASSURANCE PROGRAM (IAP) Hamid Moussavi
916-227-7234

Laboratory Equipment Calibration

Sam Kianfar
916-227-7302

 

Karim Mirza
916-227-
IAP Lab Accreditation and Testing Certification
Liza Valencia
916-227-0384
LIME TREATED MATERIAL

Asphalt Concrete – Field Problems

Mike Cook
916-227-7300
Nahid Hosseinazadeh
916-227-7322
NEW PRODUCTS

New Products

New Products Desk
916-227-7073
NUCLEAR GAUGE TESTING, Asphalt Concrete Jeff Rush
916-227-7249
George Cornell
916-227-5284
PAVEMENT

Consultation, Flexible

Mike Cook
916-227-7300

Problem Focused Studies, Flexible

Mike Cook
916-227-7300
PAVEMENT TESTING Albert Vasquez 916-227-5847

Deflection Testing, Skid Testing (Towed and Portable) and Coring

Dawn Becky(Scheduling)

916-227-5814
PERMEABLE MATERIAL

Asphalt Treated

Mike Cook
916-227-7300
QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM

Independent Assurance Program (IAP)

Hamid Moussavi
916-227-7234

Laboratory equipment calibration service

Sam Kianfar
916-227-7302
Liza Valencia
916-227-0384

IAP Manual/process reviews

Hamid Moussavi
916-227-7234

Reference Sample Program

Hamid Moussavi
916-227-7234
Steve Donnelly
916-227- 7090
RECYCLING USED TIRES

Flexible Pavement

Nahid Hosseinazadeh
916-227-7322

Reference Sample Program

Hamid Moussavi
916-227-7234
Steve Donnelly
916-227-7090
SEALANTS
 

Asphaltic, Testing

Nahid Hosseinazadeh
916-227-7322

Rigid and Flexible (Field Problems)

Hamid Moussavi
916-227-7234

Seal Coats (Chips Seals, Slurry Seals, Other Seal Coats)

Scott Britton
916-227-7192