Welcome to the Bureau of Materials and Research!
The Bureau of Materials and Research provides oversight of the Department’s materials testing/acceptance program, furnishes design bureaus with recommendations for geotechnical foundations and pavement rehabilitation treatments; administers the Department of Transportation’s research program; maintains the Qualified Products List and rock slope management program; collects subsurface and pavement condition data; and performs condition assessments on bridge decks and structural steel coatings.
Alan Rawson, Administrator
Bureau of Materials and Research
The Bureau of Materials and Research includes four major sections:
- Geotechnical Section
- Materials Technology Section
- Pavement Management Section
- Research Section