AASHTO Releases New Editions of the Materials Book and AASHTO Provisional Standards

AASHTO Journal, 17 August 2012

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has released the 32nd edition of Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing (commonly known as the “Materials Book”) and the 2012 edition of the AASHTO Provisional Standards (bit.ly/MaterialsPub).

The new edition of the Materials Book contains 398 materials specifications, including 50 revised and six new specifications and test methods. The AASHTO Provisional Standards 2012 edition contains 62 provisional standards, including ten revised and four new standards.

The Materials Book and AASHTO Provisional Standards are available for purchase in print or as a single-user CD-ROM, which includes all of the information found in the four-volume Materials Book and the single-volume AASHTO Provisional Standards.

Four purchasing options are available:

  1. Materials Book and AASHTO Provisional Standards (Printed Book Set)Item Code: HM-32-M
    List: $720; AASHTO Members: $600
  2. AASHTO Provisional Standards, 2012 Edition (Printed Book)Item Code: PS-16
    List: $288; AASHTO Members: $240
  3. Materials Book and AASHTO Provisional Standards (CD-ROM)Item Code: HM-32-CD
    List: $810; AASHTO Members: $675
  4. Materials Book and AASHTO Provisional Standards (Printed Book and CD-ROM Set)Item Code: HM-32-CDM
    List: $1,200; AASHTO Members: $1,000

To order copies of these or other AASHTO publications, visit the AASHTO Bookstore online at Bookstore.Transportation.org, or contact the AASHTO Fulfillment Center at 800-231-3475.

Questions about the Materials Book or the AASHTO Provisional Standards should be directed to Greta Smith, PE, program manager for construction and materials (gsmith AT aashto.org) or Carolyn Toye, publications marketing and production specialist (ctoye AT aashto.org).

More information about AASHTO publications is available by downloading a free copy of the current AASHTO Publications Catalog at bit.ly/PubsCatalog).

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