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Highway Contractor (2021-07-08)

This classification covers all highway construction activity including grading, paving of all types, installation of exterior artificial athletic surfaces, relocation of public and private utility lines ancillary to the principal project, bridge construction and repair, culvert construction and repair, parking decks, sidewalks, curbs, gutters and storm drainage. It includes installation and erection of guard rails, fencing, signage and ancillary highway hardware; covers paving and grading of airport and airfield runways, taxiways, and aprons, including the installation of fencing, signage, runway lighting and marking; and work done under the specialty classifications of S(Boring and Tunneling), S(Concrete Construction), S(Marine Construction), S(Railroad Construction), and H(Grading and Excavating).

Questions - 90
Minimum Passing Score of 70%
Time Allowed - 265 Minutes

The reference material listed below was used to prepare the questions for this examination.  The examination may also contain questions based on trade knowledge or general industry practices. Except for Code books, you can base your answers on later editions of references as they become available.  For Code questions, the examinations will be based only on the edition of the Code book that is listed.

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    Pipe and Excavation Contracting 2011

    Publication Year: 2011

    $43.00

    This popular manual has been updated and improved to bring it more current with modern earth moving and trenching equipment, refined excavation techniques, stricter safety rules, and improved materials. Here you’ll find how to enter and succeed in the underground utility business. Includes hands-on instructions for operating the equipment and doing the trenching, pipe laying and connecting work and answers to what causes so many skilled equipment operators and pipe layers to fail when they try to start their own business.

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    Placing Reinforcing Bars, 10th Edition

    $90.00

    This unique and popular publication presents the best accepted current practices in placing reinforcing bars in structures and pavement. It is written for apprentices, journeymen ironworkers, and inspectors. A definitive resource for preparing provisions in project specifications. Eighteen heavily illustrated chapters cover topics including types of materials, handling of bars at the jobsite, general principles for bar placing, splicing, and tying, bar placement in footings, walls, columns, floors, roofs, pavement and transportation structures. Also includes a chapter on epoxy and other coated reinforcement.

  • Open Book

    Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods 9th Edition

    $168.00

    Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, Ninth Edition, follows in the footsteps of previous editions by laying out the fundamentals of machine utilization and production estimating in a logical, simple, and concise format. The book discusses the latest technologies and capabilities and offers real-world applications. Examples and illustrations showcase the latest equipment models and end-of-chapter summaries and homework problems reinforce salient points. You will explore construction economics, earthwork, and soil and rock properties. Safety procedures and financial considerations are thoroughly explained in this comprehensive guide.

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    Blank Quick Reference Tabs

    $11.19

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    Training Certification of Field Personnel For Unbonded Post Tensioning

    3rd Edition
    Publication Year: 2003

    $95.00

    This instructional manual has been prepared by the Post-Tensioning Institute's Committee for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning soley as a recommended general guide and assistance to the placement, installation and inspection of unbonded single strand post-tensioning systems, the operation of stressing equipment, and accessories.

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    North Carolina One-Call Center Excavation Manual

    $0.00

    *THIS BOOK IS NO LONGER IN PRINT AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE

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    Jacked Tunnel Design and Construction

    1999 Edition

    $12.93

    *THIS BOOK IS NO LONGER IN PRINT AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE

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    Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook 2000

    2nd Edition
    Publication Year: 2000

    $60.00

    This second edition covers state-of-the-art asphalt paving, plant operations, transportation of materials, surface preparation, lay down, compaction, and quality control processes. It is aimed at field personnel who are responsible for these operations—both contractor personnel who do the work and agency personnel who oversee and inspect the work.

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    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures 16th Edition

    $85.00

    Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures--the guide to applications, methods, and materials, has been the industry’s primary reference on concrete technology for over 90 years. The fully revised 16th edition published in 2016 by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) provides a concise, current reference on the fundamentals of concrete technology and construction.

    Many advances have been made in concrete technology over the decades ranging from new materials and testing methods, to improved concrete properties and construction practices. Concrete construction today follows a mantra of quicker, stronger, more durable, more resilient, and more sustainable. That story is proudly displayed within the pages of this centennial edition of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures.

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    NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, North Carolina, 8th edition

    $62.00

    The NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management is organized into 3 sections. 

    Part 1 focuses on business planning and start up.  This section will help you formulate a business plan, choose a business structure, understand licensing and insurance requirements and gain basic management and marketing skills.

    Part 2 is centered on fundamentals that you will need to operate a successful construction business.  This section will cover estimating, contract management, scheduling, project management, safety and environmental responsibilities and building good relationships with employees, subcontractors and customers.

    Part 3 gives you valuable information for running the administrative function of your business.  Financial management, tax basics and lien laws are covered.  Effective management of these areas of business is vital and can cause you serious problems if you do not give them the proper attention.

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    Sports Fields: Design, Construction, and Maintenance 3rd Edition

    $128.00

    The updated Third Edition of Sports Fields: Design, Construction, and Maintenance is a comprehensive reference for professionals who are responsible for the design, construction, renovation, and maintenance of athletic facilities. This book contains illustrative examples of specific design elements of the most popular sports facilities. This Third Edition contains new chapters on safety, public relations, and professionalism for future sports field managers, as well as fresh drawings and photos that highlight innovative field layout, grading, irrigation, and drainage. All-new case studies review best practices and techniques for sports fields ranging from youth and high school fields to fields that are designed for professional athletes. This text is also an ideal resource for anyone studying for Sports Field Manager Certification (offered by STMA).

    Features new case studies that include design and management best practices for all levels and types of sports facilities
    Offers new chapters on safety, public relations, and professionalism for future sports field managers
    Includes new illustrations and photos of innovative field layout, grading, irrigation, and drainage
    Contains the most recent information on sand-based field systems and synthetic turf
    Presents discussions of a range of fields including baseball, softball, football, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, tennis, and track and field
    Sports Fields: Design, Construction, and Maintenance, Third Edition is a blueprint for field managers, designers, and builders for successful sports field projects.

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    The Practical Guide to Railway Engineering 3rd Edition

    $310.00

    Written by a group of over 50 railroad professionals, representing over 1200 years of experience, the Practical Guide to Railway Engineering may be the most useful tool since the vibratory tamper. The New Third Edition has a fresh look and updated and expanded content. Whether you’re new to the industry or a long-time contributor who simply wishes to learn more, this book offers in-depth coverage of railway fundamentals and serves as an excellent reference. This text combines and consolidates the most useful information from a multitude of sources including: AREMA Manuals; Railway Engineering by W.W. Hay; Railway Curves and Earthwork by C. Frank Allen; FRA, USDOT and other agency sources.