The following is meant to aid contractors and consultants in conforming to the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) Office of Materials Technology Ride Specification (Section 535 - Pavement Surface Profile; for information see here).
If there is a conflict between the information below and the contract documents on a project, follow the information in the contract documents. For questions, contact the Office of Materials Technology (see below).
The pay adjustments will be calculated as per Section 535 – Pavement Surface Profile and MSMT 736 (PDF, 100 KB)
For contracts advertised on or before June 15, 2016, the IRI pay targets will be established in accordance with the Ride Specification Limits Form 10-01-2013 (ZIP, 400 KB)
For contracts advertised between June 15, 2016 and April 1, 2019, the IRI pay targets will be established in accordance with the Ride Specification Limits Form 06-15-2016 (ZIP, 1.7 MB)
For contracts advertised on or after April 1, 2019, the IRI pay targets will be established in accordance with the Ride Specification Limits Form 04-01-2019 (ZIP, 2.3 MB)
The following test site, 0.2 miles in length, is signed for use as a Standardization Test Site
Talbot County MD 662 (Centreville Road) between Airport Road and Forest Street off US 50 near the Easton Airport. Test section signs are posted in the northbound direction.
For more information contact: Bonnie Johnson MDOT SHA Office of Materials Technology 7450 Traffic Drive Hanover, MD 21076 Telephone: 443-474-2144 Toll free: 866-926-8501 BJohnson7@mdot.maryland.gov
Follow these guidelines when submitting quality control data required under Special Provisions Section 535 - Pavement Surface Profile and MSMT 563 (PDF, 100 KB)
Send electronic data files for IRI data to email@example.com
Add the MDOT SHA contract number to the subject line of the e-mail message. Include all of the reporting information required under MSMT 563 (PDF, 100 KB). Attach electronic data files in a DOS Text or ASCII file type.
For more information contact: Rebeccah Smith MDOT SHA Office of Materials Technology 7450 Traffic Drive Hanover, MD 21076 Telephone: 443-572-5112 Toll free: 866-926-8501 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM RSmith8@mdot.maryland.gov
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For emergencies, call MDOT SHA's Statewide Operations Center at 410-582-5650.
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