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New York State Department of Transportation, New York State Office of General Services, New York State Thruway Authority

Location: Statewide

Summary: Extensive experience working on various term contracts, both as a prime consultant and sub-consultant, for various state agencies for over 25 years. ATL is presently providing or has provided term contract services to the over 20 state agencies.

Services Provided:

  • Construction materials engineering and testing
  • Batch plant inspection
  • Surface smoothness analysis
  • Precast/prestressed inspection

As an independent firm with experienced technical staff and AASHTO accredited laboratories, ATL has earned a solid reputation for providing comprehensive Pavement Engineering and Testing Services in a competent and objective manner.

Whether performing a role in Pavement Consulting, Quality Assurance, or Quality Control, ATL consistently demonstrates that through our knowledgeable staff and proficient in-house laboratory program, we are able to add significant value to your pavement design, construction, and rehabilitation projects.

Surface Smoothness Testing:

ATL is experienced in providing pavement surface smoothness testing. We routinely use our specialized high-speed and lightweight profiling equipment to verify conformance with project specifications during new construction and during conditions surveys for existing pavement infrastructure.


Staff Certifications

  • NYS HMA Density Inspector
  • NETTCP HMA Paving Inspector
  • NETTCP HMA Plant Inspector
  • NICET Asphalt Inspector
  • NYCMA QC/QA Technician
  • FAA Eastern Laboratory Procedures Manual Technician

Field and Plant Services

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  • HMA Plant Testing and Inspection
  • Pavement Construction Monitoring and Testing
  • Roller Pattern Observation
  • Test Strip Observation and Testing
  • Nuclear Density Testing
  • Pavement Core Sampling

Consulting Services

  • Flexible and Rigid Pavement Thickness Design
  • Superpave and Marshall Mix Design
  • Recycled Mix Design
  • Pavement Management Consultation
  • Pavement Failure Investigation
  • Expert Testimony

Surface Smoothness Testing

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  • High-speed Profilometer
  • Lightweight Profilometer
  • Condition Surveys
  • 10-Foot Straight Edge

Laboratory Services

Asphalt Cement

  • Penetration
  • Specific Gravity
  • Ring and Ball Softening
  • Flash Point
  • Absolute Viscosity
  • Kinematic Viscosity
  • Brookfield Viscosity
  • Ductility

Asphalt Emulsion

  • Distillation
  • Demulsibility
  • Float Test
  • Particle Charge
  • Penetration
  • Classification
  • Sieve Test
  • Coating Test
  • Viscosity

Bituminous Mixtures

  • Superpave Mix Design/ Verification
  • Marshall Mix Design/ Verification
  • Cold Recycled Mix Design/ Verification
  • Hot Recycled Mix Design/ Verification
  • Bulk and Maximum Specific Gravity
  • Air Void Analysis
  • Marshall Stability and Flow
  • Abson Recovery
  • Extraction & Gradation
  • Effect of Moisture

Bituminous Mixture Aggregates

  • Coarse Aggregate Angularity
  • Fine Aggregate Angularity
  • Non-Carbonate Content
  • Acid-Insoluble Residue
  • Cupric Nitrate Staining
  • Flat & Elongated Particles
  • Soundness
  • Clay Content
  • Deleterious Materials
  • Gradation