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North Carolina

Highway Contractor

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North Carolina Licensing Board for General Contractors
5400 Creedmoor Rd.
Raleigh, NC  27612
Phone:  (919) 571-4182
Exam Provider
PSI Services LLC
3210 E. Tropicana Ave
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267
Exam Type
OPEN  BOOK
Exam Content
Subject Areas# of
Questions
Paving-Asphalt12
Piles5
Excavation & Grading8
Concrete Paving3
Safety5
One Call3
Traffic Control2
Concrete6
Metals including Concrete Reinforcement5
Erosion & Sedimentation Control4
Tunneling8
Railroad Construction8
Marine Construction6
Licensing2
Liens1
Business & Law7
Sports Fields5
Total number of test questions:
90
Time allowed (minutes):
265
Books Allowed in the Exam
1.
Sports Fields: Design, Construction, and Maintenance, 2nd Edition, 2010, James C. Puhalla, Jeffrey V. Krans, J. Michael Goatley Jr
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2.
NASCLA Contractors Guide for General Contractors, North Carolina, 9th Edition, NASCLA
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3.
North Carolina Standard Specifications for Roads and Structures, 2018, NCDOT
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4.
North Carolina OSHA for the Construction Industry, 2022, NCDOL
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5.
Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, 8th Edition, Peurifoy, Schexnayder, Shapira
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6.
North Carolina CAMA Handbook for Coastal Development, NCDEQ
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Books NOT Allowed in the Exam
1.
North Carolina Administrative Code, Title 15A, Chapter 4, Sedimentation Control, Sedimentation Control Commission
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2.
North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 113A, Article 4, Sedimentation Pollution Control Act of 1973, Sections 113A-50 to 113A-67, inclusive
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3.
North Carolina 811 Excavation Guide
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4.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
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5.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 16th Edition, Kosmatka, Kerkhoff, Panarese
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6.
Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook (AC 150/5370-14B), 2013 (supersedes 14A version), FAA/USACE
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7.
North Carolina Laws and Regulations Applicable to General Contracting, North Carolina LBGC
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8.
Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition, CRSI
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9.
Instructional Manual for Training and Certification of Field Personnel for Unbonded Post-Tensioning, 3rd Edition, Post-Tensioning Institute
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10.
Jacked Tunnel Design and Construction, 1998, Marco D. Boscardin, ASCE
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11.
Practical Guide to Railway Engineering, 2nd Edition, AREMA
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