In April of 2015, the BEC Lab officially completed the process to obtain their yearly Caltrans Laboratory Qualifications Certification:
The lab is currently certified to run California Tests 105, 125, 201, 202, 204, 205, 206, 207, 211, 212, 216, 217, 226, 227, 229, 231, 308, 309, 370, 382, 504, 518, 521, 523, 539, 540, 543, 556, and 557.
Multiple BEC lab and field personnel obtained certificates of recertification in several Caltrans test methods. Three lab personnel received all new Caltrans certifications in several Caltrans test methods.
In May of 2015, the BEC Lab officially completed the biennial AASHTO accreditation process to continue accreditation for test methods:
Quality Management System: accredited since 12/1/1999 – R18, C1077 (Aggregate), C1077 (Concrete), D3666 (Aggregate), D3666 (Asphalt Mixture), D3740 (Soil), E329 (Aggregate), E329 (Asphalt Mixture), E329 (Concrete), E329 (Soil)
Asphalt Mixture: accredited since 4/1/2000 – R47, R68, T30, T166, T209, T245, T246, T247, T269, T275, T308, T329, D1560 (Stability), D1561, D2041, D2726, D2950, D3203, D5444, D6307, D6926, D6927
Soil: accredited since 3/1/2002 – R58, T88, T89, T90, T99, T100, T134, T176, T180, T190, T191, T216, T224, T236, T265, T288, T310, D421, D422, D558, D698, D854, D1140, D1556, D1557, D2216, D2419, D2435, D2487, D2488, D2844, D3080, D4318, D4546, D4643, D4718, D4829, D6913, D6938
Aggregate: accredited since 12/1/1999 – T2, T11, T27, T37, T84, T85, T96, T104, T176, T210, T248, T255, T335, C88, C117, C127, C128, C131, C136, C535, C566, C702, D75, D546, D2419, D3744, D4791, D5821
In August of 2015, BEC underwent their biennial CCRL inspection to maintain concrete testing accreditation. The accreditation process is currently underway.