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About Materials Engineering

The Materials Engineering program within the FHWA's Office of Pavement Technology supports State highway agencies in assuring the highest standards of quality for the materials and construction practices used on federally funded highway infrastructure. The program supports several materials related areas:

  • Technician Qualification
  • Laboratory Qualification
  • Quality Assurance Programs
  • General Materials Policy

Major Projects

  • Laboratory accreditation
  • Materials Training Courses
  • Materials Career Track/Core Competencies
  • Quality Assurance Stewardship Reviews


View all Materials Publications

Current Projects

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Updated: 05/13/2015

United States Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration