What's New Archives

See everything we added to from February-March 2020.

August 31, 2020


  • EXPEDITED Request for TXAPA Comments: SP520-XXX
  • Approved for Statewide Use: Special Provision to Item 438 Cleaning and Sealing Joints
  • Approved for Statewide Use: Statewide Special Provision to Item 300 Asphalts, Oils, and Emulsions

Test Procedures

  • Request for TXAPA Comments: Tex-400-A
  • Approved for Statewide Use: Tex-144-E Tube Suction Test

August 5, 2020

Response to TXAPA Comments Issued August 4, 2020

  • SS 3079 PFC Comments Addressed
  • SS 3080 SMA Comments Addressed
  • SS 3081 TOM Comments Addressed
  • SS 3082 TBFC Comments Addressed

Jul 21, 2020

Request for TXAPA Comments due Sept. 4, 2020

  • Special Specification XXXX, "SafetyEdge for HMAC Roadways"

July 17, 2020


June 23, 2020

Expedited Request for TXAPA Comments Due June 30, 2020

  • SP520-XXX, "Weighing and Measuring Equipment"

June 10, 2020


June 2, 2020

How to Determine an Award-Winning Asphalt Pavement

Recorded live, TXAPA's Chuck Fuller and Jim Warren go through the steps needed to rate a pavement for the TXAPA Awards Program.


May 26, 2020

TxDOT Specification Changes Videos

Chuck Fuller and Ryan Barborak cover all 73 specification changes on video!


May 6, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

TXAPA's goal is to provide our members with every possible resource to utilize during these times. Please download and share our infographics breaking down the Texas Joint Workforce Safety Plan, and watch a Lab Safety video courtesy of CRH Americas.


May 1, 2020

Revisions to Tex-500-C and Tex-501-C

  • Tex-500-C, "Sampling Bituminous Materials, Pre-Molded Joint Fillers, and Joint Sealers"
  • Tex-501-C, "Test Methods for Various Bituminous Materials"

April 27, 2020

TxDOT Request for TXAPA Comments Due May 20, 2020

  • Tex-198-E, "Minimum Standards for Testing Soils and Flexible Base Materials"
  • Tex-498-A, "Minimum Standards For Acceptance of a Laboratory for Concrete and Aggregate Testing"

April 8, 2020

Placement and Compaction All-Hands

TXAPA will continue to move the needle for quality in the coming decade by promoting a new concept in asphalt paving communication, a gathering of key personnel just prior to placement and compaction called the “All-Hands.” The All-Hands section of is packed with helpful resources and information. Check it out!


April 6, 2020

TxDOT Request for TXAPA Comments Due May 1, 2020

  • Tex-400-A, "Sampling Aggregate, Flexible Base, And Stone Riprap
  • Tex-244-F, "Thermal Profile of Hot Mix Asphalt"

March 30, 2020


March 27, 2020


March 10, 2020

TxDOT Request for TXAPA Comments Due March 17, 2020

  • Tex-500-C, “Sampling Bituminous Materials, Pre-Molded Joint Fillers, and Joint Sealers"

March 9, 2020

TxDOT Request for TXAPA Comments Due May 1, 2020

  • Special Specification 3XXX “Permeable Friction Course”
  • Special Specification 3XXX “Stone-Matrix Asphalt”
  • Special Specification 3XXX “Thin Overlay Mixtures”
  • Special Specification 3XXX “Thin Bonded Friction Courses”

February 25, 2020


February 21, 2020




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