Kentucky Methods With Edits
View or download edited verions of Physical, Chemistry, Concrete & Cement, Asphalt, Geotechnical, Aggregate, and Miscellaneous Kentucky Methods below.​
Miscellaneous Kentucky Methods With Edits:
K001_04_08Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Qualification Program For Technicians                                                                   
K002_02_08Nuclear Gauges Used For Density Of Various Materials
K113_08_14Sampling Materials By Random Number Sampling
Phy​sical Section Kentucky Methods With Edits:
K101_05_08Testing And Acceptance Of Steel Reinforcing Bars (Uncoated and Coated)
K102_02_08Test Procedures For The Plant Inspection Of Epoxy Coated Steel Reinforcement
K103_01_05Preparation And Testing Of Weld Specimens (Qualifying Shielded Metal Arc Welders)
K106_01_05Test Procedures For Epoxy Coated Reinforcing Bar Installation Materials
K107_01_05Falling-Head Water Permeability Of Filter Fabric:  Determination Of Permeability Coefficient And Flow Rate At A Given Change In Water Head
K108_01_05Qualification Of Gas Metal Arc (MIG) Welders And Preparation And Testing Of MIG Weld Specimens
K109_10_06Qualification Of Steel Reinforcement Tack Welders
K110_01_05Qualification Of Shielded Metal Arc Welders
K112_01_05Numerical Limits For Comparing Test Results (Independent Assurance Sampling And Testing Program)
K114_05_14Camera/Video Inspection Of Pipe With Alternate Methods Of Deflection Measurement
K115_12_12Approval Process For Producers Of Culvert Pipe
Chemistry Section Kentucky Methods With Edits:
K201_02_08Evaluation Of Retroreflectivity On Intersection Pavement Markings Using Portable Hand-Operated Instruments
K202_01_12Evaluation Of Retroreflectivity On Pavement Markings Using Portable Hand-Operated Instruments
K203_01_12Evaluation Of Retroreflectivity On Permanent Pavement Markings Using Mobile 30 Meter Geometry Instruments
K209_04_08Pull-Out Test For Re-Bar Anchor Systems
K210_03_08Chloride Content (Concrete Admixtures)
K221_05_08Agricultural Limestone
K222_05_08Calcium Chloride
K224_03_08Chemical Analysis Of Limestone, Fine Aggregate, Quicklime And Hydrated Lime
K225_04_08Sodium Chloride
K226_03_08Water For Use With Cement
K227_04_08Water-Borne Preservatives
K243_04_08Sampling And Testing Soils (Chemical)
K250_03_08Analysis For Isocyanate Content
K251_03_08Humidity Chamber Analysis Of Traffic Paints
K253_03_08Chemical Analysis Of Fly Ash And Microsilica
K254_03_08Chemical Analysis Of Cement
K256_04_08Resistance Testing Of Structural Steel Coatings To Methyl Ethyl Ketone
K257_03_08Analysis For Hindered Amine Light Stabilizer (HALS)
K258_03_08Measurement And Acceptance Of Film Thickness Of Structural Steel Coatings
Concrete & Cement
Concrete & Cement Section Kentucky Methods With Edits:​
K301_02_08Sampling Fresh Concrete
K302_02_08Slump Of Portland Cement Concrete
K303_02_08Air Content Of Freshly Mixed Concrete By The Pressure Method
K304_02_08Air Content Of Freshly Mixed Concrete By The Volumetric Method
K305_03_08Making And Curing Concrete Strength (Compressive) Test Specimens In The Field
K306_03_08Test For Free Moisture Content Of Concrete Aggregates
K308_02_08Method Of Measuring Length Of Drilled Cores
K309_02_08Coring Rigid Pavement For Thickness
K311_03_08Concrete "Truck Mixer" Inspection Procedure
K312_03_08Calibration Of Continuous - Type Mixers (Concrete Mobiles)
K313_02_08Measurement Of Bridge Deck Reinforcement Cover
K314_02_03Evaluation Of Concrete Cylinder Results (USE THIS METHOD FOR CONTRACTS LET BEFORE 8/29/2008)
K314_06_08Evaluation Of Concrete Cylinder Results (USE THIS METHOD FOR CONTRACTS LET AFTER 8/29/2008)
K315_02_08Coring Bridge Deck Overlays For Thickness
K316_03_08Sampling Portland Cement
K317_02_08Compressive Strength Of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens Using Neoprene Caps
K318_02_08Temperature Of Freshly Mixed Concrete
K320_03_08Method For Approval Of Using Self Consolidating Concrete (SCC)
K322_02_08Estimating Concrete Strength By The Maturity Method
K323_02_16Qualification Process For Producers Of Ready Mix Concrete
K324_02_08Unit Weight Of Concrete
K325_06_08Acceptance Procedures For Fly Ash For Concrete
Asphalt Mixtures and Liquid Asphalt Section Kentucky Methods With Edits:​
K401_12_04Calibrating And Checking Cold-Feed Flow On Asphalt Mixing Plants
K404_12_04Sampling Liquid Asphalt Materials
K405_12_04Extraction Of Binder From Asphalt Paving Mixtures
K407_02_08Sieve Analysis Of Aggregate From Asphalt Mixing Plants
K409_03_06Compression - Deflection Test For Preformed Compression Joint Seals
K411_04_09Preparing Ingredient Materials For, And Performing, A Laboratory Mix Design Of An Asphalt Mixture
K415_02_08Non-Volatile Test For Asphalt Mastic
K416_02_08Plastic Set Test For Asphalt Mastic
K420_05_09Coring Asphalt Pavement For Thickness
K421_05_09Establishing The Job-Mix Formula Of Asphalt Mixtures By The Contractor
K422_02_08Asphalt Releasing Agent
K423_02_08Effect Of Water On Cohesion Of Compacted Asphalt Mixtures
K424_02_08Method For Designing Open-Graded Friction Course Mixtures
K425_12_04Sampling Asphalt Mixtures
K426_04_15Requirements For Process-Control Testing And Inspection Of Asphalt Mixtures By The Contractor
K427_12_04Method For Designing Asphalt Mixtures Containing Recycled-Asphalt Pavement (RAP)
K433_02_08Wet-Sieve Analysis Of Aggregates Used In Asphalt Mixtures
K434_05_09Determination Of Moisture Content In Asphalt Mixtures (Rapid Field Test)
K435_12_04Method For Acceptance Of Asphalt Mixtures By Mixture Property Analysis
K436_02_08Asphalt Binder Content Determination Of Asphalt Mixtures By Plant Recordation
K437_02_08Determination Of Asphalt Binder Content Of Asphalt Mixtures Using The Nuclear Asphalt Content Gauge
K438_02_08Asphalt Binder Content Determination Of Asphalt Mixtures Based On The Maximum Specific Gravity
K439_02_08Sampling Asphalt Mixtures From The Paving Site
K442_04_09Method For Coring And Determining Percent Of Solid Density Of In-Place, Compacted, Asphalt Mixture Courses
K443_04_09Method For Verifying A Contractor’s Laboratory Mix Design
K444_05_06Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Approved Supplier Certification (ASC) Program For Performance-Graded (PG) Asphalt Binders
K445_12_04Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Approved Supplier Certification  Program For Emulsified Asphalts (EASC)
K446_02_08Chemical Interaction Tests For Traffic Loop Encapsulant
K447_02_08Cure Test For Traffic Loop Encapsulant
K448_05_09Evaluation Of Asphalt Pavement With Substandard Properties
Geotechnical Section Kentucky Methods With Edits:
K501_02_08Determining The California Bearing Ratio Of Laboratory Compacted Soils And Soil - Aggregate Mixtures
K502_04_08Consolidated, Undrained Triaxial Compression Test On Cohesive Soils
K503_02_08Measurement Of Pore Pressure In Soils
K511_04_08Moisture-Density Relations (Proctor Density)
K512_02_08One Point Proctor Method
K513_02_08Determination Of Slake Durability Index
K514_02_08Jar Slake Test
K519_04_08Particle Size Analysis Of Soils (Hydrometer Test)
K520_02_08Subgrade Chemical Stabilization Test
K521_04_08Unconsolidated, Undrained Compressive Strength Of Cohesive Soils In Triaxial Compression
K522_04_08Unconfined Compression Test On Soil
K523_04_08Unconfined Compression Test On Rock
Aggregate Section Kentucky Methods With Edits:​
K604_02_14Determination Of The Percentage Of Shale In Aggregate
K605_02_08Specific Gravity And Absorption Of Fine Aggregate
K606_02_08Percentage Of Material Finer Than A No. 200 Sieve By Use Of A Pycnometer (Wash Test)                                     
K608_02_08Aggregate Producer Quality Control
K610_03_14Soundness Of Aggregate By Use Of Sodium Sulfate
K615_02_14Determination Of Coal And Lignite In Aggregates
K618_02_14Metallic Iron Content In Slag
K620_02_08Wet Sieve Analysis Of Fine And Coarse Aggregate
K623_02_14Pore Index Value Of Aggregate
K626_04_14Resistance Of Concrete To Freeze-Thaw Testing
K627_02_08Procedure For Verifying Oven Temperature
K628_02_08Procedure For Verifying Measured Sieves
K629_08_14Length Change Of Hardened Concrete Due To Alkali-Carbonate Reactivity
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