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Roads Scholar Program Optional Course

Asphalt Paving Best Practices

This course reviews Kentucky procedures, discusses asphalt practices, and provides an overview of information used on a daily basis in asphalt planning, production, placement and testing.

Dates & Locations


This session is from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
Registration begins at 8:00 am.



  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Understanding Your Mix Chapter 3: Construction Techniques Chapter 4: Mix Delivery
  • Chapter 5: Tack Coat
  • Chapter 6: Paving Operations Chapter 7: Compaction
  • Chapter 8: Joint Construction Chapter 9: Field Density Testing Chapter 10: Maintenance


Roads Scholar and Road Master Courses:

  • $95 for city and county employees;
  • $115 for all others.

NOTE: Payment is required in advance, except employees of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet