The function of the Materials & Certification Section
within the Construction & Materials Bureau
is to ensure only quality materials are incorporated into the work. The materials & certification group provides acceptance testing at our AASHTO accredited facility in Berlin, provides sampling and testing oversight at bituminous and Portland cement production facilities. The Independent Assurance (IA) Unit provides an unbiased and independent evaluation of the Agency's Acceptance Program as identified in the Agency’s Quality Assurance Program (QAP).