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Dense graded asphalt

Published: | Category: Construction , Asphalt , Specifications | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

The M10 dense graded asphalt specification (version 6) and notes (version 4) cover dense graded asphaltic concrete for roads and related applications.

The areas covered by the specification include:

  • Asphalt materials
  • Asphalt mix design requirements
  • Minimum quality requirements for asphalt at production
  • Process control in manufacture and placement of asphalt
  • Acceptance criterial for asphalt placed in a pavement
  • Quality systems, minimum process standards, plant requirements and sampling and testing frequencies.

M10: 2020 replaces the version issued in September 2014.

Publication details

  • Author:
  • Published: November 2020
  • Reference: SP/SM/010 | SP/NM/010
  • Contact: pavements@nzta.govt.nz
  • Conditions: This specification is mandatory for state highways and recommended for local roads.
  • Also known as: M10, M/10, M10 Notes, M/10 Notes