Department of Transportation
Aluminum for Highway Road Construction
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Approved D.O.T Aluminum
Department of Transportation (D.O.T) aluminum products are used by state roads and highways in Florida.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) is responsible for accepting and rejecting the product accordingly by testing its safety and effects.
They also provide a Qualified Product List which speeds up the recognition and approval of the products. Sampling, auditing, testing, and inspection are the processes they go through.
Below mentioned are the acceptance criteria of these materials:
- Quality Control Testing
- Materials created at non-certified plants should be pre-inspected.
- The product should get the certification from the list of QPL Department Certified Plant.
Highways and state roads are the locations where you will commonly find the Department of Transportation’s goods here in Florida.
6061 T-6 alloy is the standard with aluminum sheets, tubes, hardware, highway signs, delineators, and pipes for mounting.
In this regard, below is the application of 6061-T6 aluminum alloy, description of the types of hardware, and the mounting base plates.