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Materials & Tests Division - Research & Product Evaluation

6601 Centennial Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37243 0360
phone (615) 350-4100
fax (615) 350-4128

This is a photo of evaluators in the lab.The Research and Product Evaluation Section is responsible for the testing and evaluation of all new products proposed for use in Tennessee's highway program. In addition, this section also distributes information gained from testing and evaluating these products and maintains the Department's Qualified Products List. All in-house research projects are either conducted by or coordinated by the Research and Product Evaluation Section. This section also participates in the National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP) coordinated by AASHTO. Tennessee is the lead test state for the testing of flexible delineator posts and flexible drums for NTPEP.

  • For Qualified Products forms and information please click link on left menu
  • For Product Evaluation Committee Guidelines and Procedures click here
  • For more information on the National Transportation Product Evaluation Program click here