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California Profilograph    - A rolling straight-edge tool used for evaluating pavement profile (smoothness) consisting of a 7.5m (25-ft) frame with a sensing...
Capital Area Transit System    - CATS ; City Bus; 225-389-8282 OR 389-8920 (Location: 2250 Fla.... ... websiteCATS
Carbide Milling    - Surface removal or sawing done with a carbide milling machine. The machine uses a blade or arbor (a beam or shaft) equipped with...
Causeway Bridge (Lake Pontchartrain)    - Contact: (504) 835-3118 (Mon-Fri. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm) The bridge is not a part of the Louisiana Transportation and Development ... ... website
Certifications    - Contact: (225) 767-9131 Certification is required if someone is working as an inspector on a DOTD project. The type of certif... ... website
Chase District    - Contact: (318) 412-3100 or 1-800-256-1610 A six parish region around Chase consisting of Caldwell, Catahoula, Concordia, Fra...58
Chemically Curing Sealant    - A sealant material that reaches its final properties through the reaction of the component materials when mixed.
Chief Engineer, Construction & Maintenance    - Contact: (225) 379-153353
Child Safety Restraints - Louisiana State Police    - Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and disability among children. Children who are not properly buckled up m... ... website
Chip Seal    - A surface treatment in which the pavement is sprayed with asphalt (generally emulsified - liquid) and then immediately covered w...
City Governments    - How do I report a problem with a road? To report a problem with a State or US highway, contact the appropriate DOTD distri... ... website
Civil Service, Louisiana Department of    - How do I find out about state jobs? Contact: Louisiana Department of Civil Service. ... website
Cohesion    - The internal bond (uniting) within a joint sealant material. Cohesion loss is seen as a noticeable tear along the surface and th...
Cold Applied Sealant    - A crack-sealing compound that is applied in an unheated state (generally at ambient (surrounding) temperature) and then reaches ...
Cold In-place Recycling    - A process in which a portion of an existing bituminous pavement is pulverized or milled, and then the reclaimed material is mixe...CIR
Cold Milling    - A process of removing pavement material from the surface of the pavement either to prepare the surface to receive overlays (by r...
Commercial Drivers License    - Commericial drivers licenses (CDL) are handled by Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV). Commercial drivers employed in the trans... ... websiteCDL
Compliance Programs    - Contact: (225) 379-1382 or Compliance Programs Where can I obtain a list of certified DBE's? On the Construction Lettin... ... website37
Compressible Insert    - Material used to separate freshly placed concrete (such as from a partial-depth or full-depth repair) from existing hardened con...
Concrete Pavement Restoration    - A series of repair techniques used to preserve or improve the structural capacity or functional characteristics of a PCC pavemen...CPR
Construction Audit Claims    - Contact: (225) 379-158440
Construction Joint    - A joint constructed in a transverse (across) direction in PCC pavements to control cracking of the slab as it cures. Highway con...
Construction, Current    - Want to look at the current DOTD construction? Click on the map to view the current construction for a specific parish. ... website
Consultant Contract Services    - Contact: (225) 379-1989 Our Mission: To provide customer driven services through teamwork and partnership for consultant ... ... websiteCCS, 80
Contact Information    - To contact DOTD's Customer website
Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavement    - PCC pavement constructed with sufficient longitudinal steel reinforcement to control transverse-crack spacings and openings in l...CRCP
Contract Maintenance    - The range of contracting methods and vehicles used by public transportation agencies to accomplish maintenance programs and supp...
Contract Services    - Contact: (225) 379-1989 80
Contracts & Specifications    - Contact: (225) 379-148580
Contraflow FAQ - Southeast    - Q. If I am travelling eastbound on I-12 toward Mississippi, will I be able to get on I-10 Eastbound at the I-12/I-59/I-10 juncti...
Corner Break    - A portion of a concrete slab separated by a crack that intersects the adjacent transverse or longitudinal joints at about a 45 d...
Corrective Maintenance    - Maintenance performed once a deficiency occurs in the pavement, for example the filling of a pothole.
Crack    - Fissure or discontinuity of the pavement surface not necessarily extending through the entire thickness of the pavement. Cracks ...
Crack Filling    - The placement of materials into non-working cracks to substantially reduce the intrusion of incompressibles and infiltration of ...
Crack Sealing    - A maintenance procedure that involves placement of specialized materials into working cracks using unique configurations to redu...
Cross Stitching    - A repair method that involves the drilling of holes diagonally across a crack in PCC pavement into which steel reinforcement bar...
Cure   - See Curing
Curing    - The maintenance of a satisfactory moisture content and temperature in concrete during its early stages so that desired propertie...
Curing Blanket    - A built-up covering of burlap sacks, matting, straw, waterproof paper or other suitable material placed over freshly finished co...
Curing Compound    - A liquid that can be applied as a coating to the surface of newly placed concrete to retard the loss of water, or in the case of...
Customer Service Center    - Contact: 1-877-4LADOTD (1-877-452-3683) or (225) 379-1232 Email: DOTDCS@la.gov Hours: 7:30-5:30pm Monday-Friday. Please cont...01