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Hawaii
(C-3) Asphalt Paving Contractor

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Hawaii Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL)
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant St, Room 301
Honolulu, HI  96813
Phone: (808) 586-3000

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Prometric of Hawaii
354 Uluniu Street, Suite 308
Kailua, HI  96734
Phone: (808) 261-8182

Exam Type

CLOSED  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas% of
Questions
Asphalt Pavements and Treatments40
Earthwork22
Planning/Surveying15
Heavy Equipment/Safety15
Estimating/Basis of Payment8
Total number of test questions:
40
Time allowed (hours):
2.0

The state of Hawaii requires that you take and pass a written Business and Law exam for this trade

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

1.
Asphalt in Pavement Maintenance (MS-16), 1983, Asphalt Institute
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2.
Excavation and Grading Handbook, 2005, Nick Capachi, John Capachi.
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3.
Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook (MAPH-2), 2nd Edition, AASHTO
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4.
Means Heavy Construction Handbook, 1993, Richard C. Ringwald, R.S. Means Company, Inc
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Secondary References (NOT Allowed)

1.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR 1926 (OSHA), USDOL
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2.
Hawaii Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2005, Hawaii DOT
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3.
Highway Materials, Soils and Concretes, 1983-Out of Print (Revised 1996), Harold N. Atkins
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4.
Moving the Earth: The Workbook of Excavation, 5th Edition, 2005, (Revsied 6th Edition, 2010), Herbert L. Nichols, Jr. and David A. Day
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5.
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, 2012, USDOT, Federal Highway Administration
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6.
Principles and Practices of Heavy Construction, 1993 (Revised 1997), Ronald C. Smith
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7.
Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction, “The Greenbook,” (1994 out-of-print), 2008, BNi Building News
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