Construction Trade Exam Research Area

New Mexico
(GA-1) Streets, Roads, and Highways

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Construction Industries
Regulation and Licensing Department

2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 476-4700
NM Regulation and Licensing Department

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PSI Exams
2301 Yale Blvd. SE
Building C, Suite 4
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: (877) 663-9267
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Bituminous Surface Treatments
and Pavement
Earthwork 12
Project Management (Planning, Estimating,
Basis of Payment, One Call)
Heavy Equipment / Safety 5
Portland Cement Surface Treatments
and Pavement
Erosion Control 4
Surveying 4
Miscellaneous (Curbs and Gutters,
Concrete Wall Barrier, Fences, Signs)

Total number of test questions: 60
Time allowed (minutes): 185
In addition to the trade-specific examination(s) you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law Course.

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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. Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, 2011, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese. Buy at Amazon
3. Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 1987, Dave Roberts. Buy at Amazon
4. Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook 2000, 2016, AASHTO Buy at Amazon
5. Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, 2003, US Dept. of Federal Highway Administration PDF File Link
6. New Mexico Specifications for Highway and Bridge Construction, NMDOT PDF File Link
7. Storm Water Management for Construction Activities , 1992, Environmental Protection Agency PDF File Link
8. Asphalt in Pavement Maintenance (MS-16), 2009, Asphalt Institute Buy from Publisher
9. New Mexico One Call Excavator Handbook, New Mexico One Call PDF File Link
10. New Mexico Department of Transportation Active Standard Drawing Master List and Standard Drawings, 2006 (Revised 2014), NMDOT PDF File Link
11. Design and Construction of Urban Storm Water Management Systems, 1992, American Society of Civil Engineers Buy at Amazon
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