Materials and Tests Division

6601 Centennial Boulevard
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Phone: 615.350.4100
Fax: 615.350.4128

Heather Hall

Heather Purdy, P.E.

Headquarters Division of Materials and Tests is responsible for ensuring that all materials used in the construction and maintenance of Tennessee's highways meet the appropriate ASTM, AASHTO, and Departmental specifications. This division monitors the quality and performance of TDOT's highway network by performing field evaluations, conducting production facility reviews, performing laboratory tests, and analyzing a variety of data. The division coordinates pavement and materials research projects and maintains the department's Qualified Products List. It provides technical expertise and support to the entire department including the development of new specifications, geotechnical testing and consulting, and technician training and certification.