Committee on Materials and Pavements

AASHTO Liaisons
Casey Soneira, Program Manager for Engineering

Committee on Materials and Pavements – Statement of Purpose

The Committee on Materials and Pavements shall provide a forum for the development and exchange of information related to materials testing, specification, and performance; and pavement design, testing, and management.  The committee shall develop and maintain: technical specifications for materials used in the construction and maintenance of all transportation facilities including highways, bridges, and structures; guides, policies, and standards for the quality, design, rehabilitation, testing, and management of pavements and shoulders; specifications for standard methods of sampling and testing such materials and other items incident to construction, maintenance, operation, and quality of such facilities; and information on the performance of special products evaluated by member departments.  The committee shall also oversee the operation of AASHTO re:source and, where appropriate, promote the use of new materials and develop and recommend methods of testing for such materials.