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mixtures are the same tests used to evaluate conventional hot mix. These tests evaluate material
properties such as Marshall stability, flow, laboratory density, voids in the total mixture, voids filled with
asphalt, aggregate gradation, asphalt content, temperature, and field density. Penetration for the
recovered asphalt cement is another property that is needed to evaluate recycled mixtures during
h. Placement of recycled hot mix. There should be no difference between the placement of
recycled hot mix and the placement of conventional hot mix.
i. Excess reclaimed asphalt pavement. Unless there is a specific reason for Government to keep it,
all excess reclaimed asphalt pavement should be transferred to the contractor. A credit should be given
to the Government for its value.