Construction Trade Exam Research Area

Highways and Streets Contractor

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Licensing Board for General Contractors
2525 Fairlane Drive (Executive Park)
Montgomery, AL  36116
Phone: (334) 272-5030, Ex. 226
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
Paving / Asphalt 16
Piles 5
Excavation and Grading 12
Concrete Paving 3
Safety 5
Alabama One Call 3
Traffic Control 2
Concrete 8
Metals, including Concrete Reinforcement 6
Erosion and Sedimentation Control 6
Tunneling 8
Project Management and Estimating 6

Total number of test questions: 80
Time allowed (minutes): 220
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. Code of Federal Regulations - 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO- OR - (OSHA) Selections by PSI, (latest amendments). Buy from Publisher
2. Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, 6th Edition, 2002, Robert Peurifoy, Clifford Schexnayder. Buy at Amazon
3. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
4. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 16th Edition, 2016, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese. Buy at Amazon
5. Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook 2000, 2016, AASHTO Buy at Amazon
6. Placing Reinforcing Bars, Recommended Practices, 9th Edition, 2011, CRSI Buy at Amazon
7. Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 3rd Edition, 2003, Post Tensioning Institute Buy at Amazon
8. Jacked Tunnel Design and Construction, 1998, Marco D. Boscardin, American Society of Civil Engineers Buy at Amazon
9. Alabama One Call - Excavational Manual, Act 94-487 S.299, Chapter 9, AL One Call. PDF File Link
10. Storm Water Management for Construction Activities, 1992, Environmental Protection Agency PDF File Link
11. Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, 2003, US Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration PDF File Link
You must supply your own reference books which adhere to the restrictions stated in the PSI candidate bulletin
Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

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