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SiteManager Training Videos

GDOT custom user training videos for the AASHTOWare Project SiteManager ™ software, Materials (SMM) and Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) components. These videos will give you the basic knowledge needed to enter samples, test results, approve and view samples/tests.

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Technician Certification

Technicians can register to be trained and certified to properly sample and test common highway construction materials.



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GPTQ /GAPA Asphalt Committee

The GPTQ GHCA/GDOT Hot Mix Asphalt Technical Committee is a technical group under the Contractor Relations subcommittee of the GPTQ. The HMA Committee is composed of DOT personnel, contractors, consultants, materials suppliers and association representatives involved in the hot mix asphalt industry. The mission is to produce the highest quality asphalt roads in Georgia through cooperation and collaboration.

Tour Information

Tours of OMAT consist of a brief orientation to GDOT and OMAT, followed by visits to several testing units within OMAT. Visitors are asked to remain together at all times. Also, it is requested that quiet be maintained throughout the course of the tour. Questions are welcomed in each of the units visited during the tour consist of a brief orientation to GDOT and OMAT, followed by visits to several testing units within OMAT.
 
Additional information for visitors:
  • Fee: All tours are provided free of charge.
  • General age requirement: 10 years old and up.
  • Group size: 10-50; groups larger than 20 will be divided into two groups.
  • Tour duration: 2 hours, including 30-minute orientation.
  • Reservations: Tour should be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. Confirmation of the tour date and time should be made with the tour coordinator the day before the tour. Punctual arrival is requested.

Tour Registration

Leslie Kelly , Tour Coordinator
(404) 608-4736

Georgia Department of Transportation
Office of Materials and Testing
15 Kennedy Drive
Forest Park, Georgia 30297-2599

Directions

From I-75, take Exit 237 (Forest Parkway/State Farmer's Market) and proceed east. Turn right at first light (Frontage Road). Proceed 0.6 mile to Kennedy Drive and turn left. The Office of Materials and Research is the last building on the left.