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Louisiana
Heavy Construction

Apply for the License and Exam

Louisiana Licensing Board for Contractors ™
2525 Quail Drive
Baton Rouge, LA  70808
Phone:  (225) 765-2301
Contractor Licensing Web Link

Exam Type

CLOSED  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Site Preparation11
Foundations and Piling11
Structures14
Equipment and Piping15
Rigging, Lifting and Hauling8
Concrete and Paving12
Marine Work6
Project Management15
Railways4
Oil & Gas Field Services4
Total number of test questions:
100
Time allowed (hours):
4.0

This classification includes the work of all of the following sub‑classifications:

  • Clearing, Grubbing, and Snagging
  • Concrete Bridges, Over and Underpasses
  • Culverts and Drainage Structures
  • Driveways and Parking Areas, etc., Asphalt and/or Concrete
  • Earthwork, Drainage and Levees
  • Fencing
  • Highway and Street Sub-surface Drainage and Sewer Work
  • Landscaping, Grading and Beautification
  • Permanent or Paved Highways and Streets:
    • Asphalt Hot and Cold Plant Mix
    • Asphalt Surface Treatment
    • Concrete
    • Soil Cement
  • Secondary Roads
  • Steel Bridges, Over and Underpasses
  • Wood Bridges, Over and Underpasses
  • Undersealing or Leveling of Roads

All companies applying for a commercial trade license, must have had at least one qualifying party pass the Business and Law Exam as one of the requirements for approval of the license.

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1.
Prevention Videos – Construction Hazards, USDOL
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2.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, Wilson, Kosmatka
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3.
Developing Your Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan: A Guide for Construction Sites, 2007, EPA
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4.
Estimating Excavation, 1997, Deryl Burch
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5.
Estimator's Piping Man-Hour Manual, 5th Edition, Gulf Professional Publishing
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6.
Hoisting and Rigging Standard, D0E-STD-1090-2004, USDOE
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7.
Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook 2000, 2016, AASHTO
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8.
Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 43, Part XIX, Chapter 3 and Chapter 5, LADOA
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9.
Managing Your Environmental Responsibilities: A Planning Guide for Construction and Development, EPA
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10.
Millwrights and Mechanics Guide, 5th Edition, 2004, Thomas Bieber Davis, Carl A Nelson, Wiley Audel
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11.
The Piping Guide: For the Design and Drafting of Industrial Piping Systems, 2nd Edition, Dennis J. Whistance, David R. Sherwood
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12.
Practical Guide to Railway Engineering, 2nd Edition, 2003, AREMA
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13.
Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction, 8th Edition, Cameron K. Andres and Ronald C. Smith
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14.
Railroad Track Maintenance & Safety Standards, UFC 4‑860‑03, Unified Facilities Criteria, 2008, DOD
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15.
Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, Code of Federal Regulations, (OSHA) Title 29, Part 1926, USDOL
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16.
Soils in Construction, 5th Edition, 2004, W.L. Schroeder
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