Construction Trade Exam Research Area

South Carolina
Commercial Asphalt Paving Contractor

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South Carolina Contractor's Licensing Board
Synergy Business Park - Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, SC  29210
Phone: (803) 896-4300
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Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas # of
Paving - Compaction and Stabilization 9
Paving - Asphalt Paving Procedures 9
Paving - Asphalt Properties and General Uses 10
Paving - Asphalt Emulsions - Uses and Application 6
Paving - Asphalt Maintenance Applications 8
Concrete 8

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (hours): 3.0
The state of South Carolina 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. Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, 8th Edition, Robert Peurifoy, Clifford Schexnayder, Aviad Shapira Buy at Amazon
2. The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 3rd Edition, ASCC Buy at Amazon
3. Excavation and Grading Handbook, 2005, Nick Capachi Buy at Amazon
4. Standard Specifications for Highway Construction, 2007, South Carolina Department of Highways and Public Transportation - OR - Standard Specifications for Highway Construction Selections as of 2007 by PSI PDF File Link
5. South Carolina 811 Excavator Manual, 2018 Web Page Link
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