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Highway / Heavy Contracting

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Commonwealth of Virginia
DPOR Board of Contractors

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA  23233
(804) 367-8511

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PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267

Exam Type

OPEN  BOOK

Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Questions
Road Construction12
Erosion and Drainage Control6
Steel Erection5
Utility Connections8
Tanks6
Concrete Structures9
Railway Construction2
Welding4
Piles5
Runways3
Backflow Prevention2
Safety8
Total number of test questions:
70
Time allowed (minutes):
180

Books Allowed in the Exam

1.
Code of Federal Regulations, 29 CFR Part 1926 (OSHA), GPO [or] (OSHA) Selections by PSI
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2.
Excavation and Grading Handbook, 2006, Nick Capachi, John Capachi
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3.
Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, 8th Edition, Peurifoy, Schexnayder, Shapira
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4.
Pipe and Excavation Contracting, 2011, Dave Roberts
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5.
Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook (AC 150/5370-14A), 2000, AASHTO
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6.
Jacked Tunnel Design and Construction, 1999, Marco D. Boscardin, ASCE
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7.
Storm Water Management for Construction Activities - Summary Guidance (EPA 833-R-92-001), 1992, EPA
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8.
AWWA M23: PVC Pipe - Design and Installation, 2nd Edition, AWWA
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9.
Modern Welding, 11th Edition, Althouse, Turnquist, Bowditch
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10.
Installation Guide for Ductile Iron Pipe, 2016 (Revises 2007), DIPRA
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11.
National Electrical Safety Code (C2-2012), 2012, IEEE
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12.
Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, 13th Edition, Thomas M. Shoemaker, James E. Mack
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13.
API Standard 620: Design and Construction of Large, Welded, Low-Pressure Storage Tanks, 2012, American Petroleum Institute
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14.
Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 15th Edition, Steven H. Kosmatka, Beatrix Kerkhoff, William C. Panarese
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15.
Placing Reinforcing Bars, 9th Edition, CRSI
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16.
Formwork for Concrete, 8th Edition, American Concrete Institute (7th Edition out-of-print)
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17.
Practical Guide to Railway Engineering, 2nd Edition, AREMA
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18.
Standards for Specifying Construction of Airports (AC 150/5370-10F), 2011, FAA
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19.
International Plumbing Code, 2012, ICC
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20.
Manual of Cross-Connection Control, 10th Edition, Foundation for Cross-Connection Control and Hydraulic Research, USC
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21.
Handbook of Rigging for Construction and Industrial Operations, 5th Edition, Joseph A. Rossnagel, W.E. and Higgins, R. Lindley
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22.
Handling and Erection of Steel Joists and Joist Girders, Technical Digest No. 9, 3rd Edition, 2008, Steel Joist Institute
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