Work Item
ASTM WK84517

Revision of D3666-16 Standard Specification for Minimum Requirements for Agencies Testing and Inspecting Road and Paving Materials


• Replacing “Bituminous” with “Asphalt”
• Standardizing the terms Quality System, Quality System Manual and QSM to Quality Management System (or QMS)
• Adding section on use of notes and footnotes
• Replacing Laboratory with Agency
• Adding two additional accreditation fields to D3666: -Asphalt Binder and
-Emulsified Asphalt Binder, along with tests, equipment and other requirements to be met for accreditation
• Clarifying that D3666 accreditation requires at least one of these fields: -Asphalt Mixture, -Aggregates, -Asphalt Binder or -Emulsified Asphalt Binder
• Updating the referenced document section to include these two accreditations
• Removing redundant definitions in section 3. Terminology
• Making changes to section 7.1 Management and Supervision of Laboratory to clarify licensure and experience requirements
• Moving language from various notes to the body of the standard, thus making them mandatory, and removing the notes
• Adding sieves and molds to the list of major equipment
• Making changes to equipment calibration/verification/check documentation
• Making changes to sieve checking requirements in Table 4
• Clarifying what trainees can do regarding testing of materials covered in this standard
• Provide guidance on the term “full-time employee


Developed by Subcommittee: D04.95

Committee: D04

Staff Manager: Ashley Wiand

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-10-2022

Technical Contact: Glenn Waite

Item: 013

Ballot: D04 (23-02)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 018

Ballot: D04 (23-05)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution