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Labs/Sections - Responsibilities & Contacts


Bituminous Liquid Lab(91)

Responsibilities:

  • Qualification, job control, and quality monitoring evaluation of asphaltic materials
  • Maintaining and updating asphaltic material testing procedures and approved listings

Related Materials:

      • Bituminous Joint Materials
      • Bituminous Pavement Marker Adhesives
      • Liquid Asphalt

Questions relating to the above may be directed to: Kenneth Hobson, P.E. (405)-522-4986

For Branch Manager contact information, please return to: Materials & Research Division


Bituminous Mixture Lab(93)

Responsibilities:

    • Evaluation and authorization of bituminous (asphalt) mix designs
    • Qualification and job control testing of bituminous mixtures
    • Qualification, job control, and quality monitoring evaluation of related matters
    • Maintaining and updating related testing procedures and approved listings

Related Materials and Other Responsibilities:

      • Anti-Strip Additives
      • Asphalt Concrete Aggregates
      • Bituminous Mix Design Laboratories
      • Bituminous Mixtures
      • Release Agents for Use with Asphalt Concrete

Questions relating to the above may be directed to: Jerry Smith (Lab Supervisor) (405)-522-4920

For Branch Manager contact information, please return to: Materials & Research Division


Chemical Lab(92)

Responsibilities:

    • Qualification, job control, and quality monitoring evaluation of various materials
    • Maintaining and updating asphaltic material testing procedures and approved listings

Related Materials:

      • Concrete Admixtures
      • Concrete Curing Agents
      • Electrical Conductors
      • Epoxy
      • Fabrics
      • Fencing Materials
      • Glass Beads
      • Lime
      • Markers and Reflectors
      • Metal Drain Pipe
      • Reflective Sheeting
      • Sign Panels
      • Water
      • Chemical portion of certain materials that are listed on this page as the related materials of other labs

Questions relating to the above may be directed to: Matt Romero, P.E. (405)-522-4918

For Branch Manager contact information, please return to: Materials & Research Division


Geotechnical Lab(95)

Responsibilities:

    • Soil stabilization mix designs
    • Soil and component aggregate testing
    • Geotechnical, pedological, and seepage investigations
    • Failing weight deflectometer testing
    • Qualification, job control, and quality monitoring of related matters
    • Maintaining and updating related testing procedures and approved listings

Related Materials:

      • Aggregate Base and Similar Section 703 Aggregates

Questions relating to the above may be directed to: Price Hayes (405)-522-4994

For Branch Manager contact information, please return to: Materials & Research Division


Independent Assurance Section(96)

Responsibilities:

    • Executing the Department's Independent Assurance (IA) Program
    • Maintaining and updating related testing procedures and approved listings

Related Other Responsibilities:

      • Split Sampling
      • Comparison Testing
      • Monitoring Testing Performed by Certified Technicians and Qualified Labs

Questions relating to the above may be directed to: Michael Groom (405)-522-4981

For Branch Manager contact information, please return to: Materials & Research Division


Materials & Research Division Administrative Section(97)

Responsibilities:

    • Managing and technically supporting the office of the Materials & Research Division
    • Administering the Department's Quality and Independent Assurance (IA) Programs
    • Administering the Department's Lab Accreditation Program
    • Maintaining a Complete Set of Current ASTM and AASHTO Standards
    • Maintaining and Updating Related Procedures and Data Files

All questions related to the above should be directed to: John Thomas (Manager) (405)-522-4985


Structural Materials Lab(94)

Responsibilities:

    • Qualification, job control, and quality monitoring evaluation of various materials
    • Maintaining and updating related testing procedures and approved listing

Related Materials:

      • Aggregates
      • Brick
      • Concrete
      • Concrete Pipe
      • Erosion Control Stone
      • Fly Ash
      • Galvanization
      • Guardrail Materials
      • Hydraulic Cement
      • Sign Posts
      • Sign Structures
      • Steel Reinforcement
      • Welding and Welders (Field)

Questions relating to the above may be directed to: Matt Romero, P.E. (405)-522-4918

For Branch Manager contact information, please return to: Materials & Research Division


Research Unit(98)

Responsibilities:

    • Field Investigation and Coordination
    • LTAP Coordination
    • Product Evaluation
    • Research and Implementation Contract Administration
    • Research and Implementation Projects

For Branch Manager contact information, please return to: Materials & Research Division

Last Modified on Nov 01, 2020
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