Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Concrete Pavement Contractor

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Licensing Board for General Contractors
2525 Fairlane Drive (Executive Park)
Montgomery, AL  36116
Phone: (334) 272-5030
Alabama Licensing Board

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure : Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: (800) 733-9267
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Water and Sewer 16
Gas 8
Paving 12
Excavation, Compaction and Grading 12
Safety 7
Steel 12
Piles 4
Concrete 17
Traffic Control 3
Welding 6
Alabama One Call 3

Total number of test questions: 100
Time allowed (minutes): 240
The state of Alabama also requires that you take and pass a written Business Management exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 9th Edition, 2011, CRSI Buy at Amazon
2. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO - OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
3. Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2015, DIPRA Web Page Link
4. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
5. Pipe Welding Procedures, 2003, Hoobasar Rampaul. Buy at Amazon
6. Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook 2000, 2016, AASHTO Buy at Amazon
7. Pipefitter’s Handbook, 3rd Edition, 1967, Forrest R. Lindsey. Buy at Amazon
8. Technical Digest 9: Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute Buy at Amazon
9. ASME B31.8 - Gas Transmission and Distribution Piping Systems, 2014, ASME Buy at Amazon
10. Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning - Level 1 Field Fundamentals, 3rd Edition, 2003, Post-Tensioning Institute. Buy at Amazon
11. Concrete Pipe and Box Culvert Installation, 2007, American Concrete Pipe Association PDF File Link
12. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 16th Edition, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese. Buy at Amazon
13. Formwork for Concrete, 8th Edition, 2014, M.K. Hurd, American Concrete Institute Buy at Amazon
14. Alabama One Call - Excavational Manual, Act 94-487 S.299, Chapter 9, AL One Call. PDF File Link

You must bring your own reference books to the exam  which adhere to the restrictions stated in the PSI candidate bulletin.
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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