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Asphalt Project Management

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Course overview

This 3-day course aims to increase technical capability and improve the quality of road construction / asphalt operations by delivering standardised technical information and training and review of state operational specifications.


Level: Intermediate

Three days

Delivery method:
In person

$3,100 inc GST

Event contact

  +61 3 9881 1555
  • Topics covered
  • Target Audience

Topics covered

  • Asphalt Production: mix types, aggregate and binder sources and quality assurance testing
  • Asphalt Mix Type Selection: suitability of chosen mix for application and performance characteristics
  • Profiling Operations
  • Tack Coat / Strain Alleviating Membrane Interlayer (SAMI) Placement: binder properties, design and best practice application
  • Truck Transport Practices: release agents, tarping / insulation and logistics
  • Asphalt Paver Design and Operations: paver overview, screed setup and temperature controls, mat placement, and minimising segregation issues
  • Rolling Operations: key principles associated with adequate asphalt compaction
  • Density Testing and Performance Characteristics: key defect identification, density effects on service life and density testing
  • QA Record Management: plant and site records and relevance of site produced quality documentation
  • Asphalt Project Management: relevant state specifications including hold points, safety practices and minimum site placement, compaction and quality standards

Target Audience

  • Team Leaders / Managers
  • Road Project Managers