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Q1) If asphalt plant has an approved JMF in the last 12 months using the same aggregates, same oil and same rubber plant (even though the rubber plant has been moved out and back in) will the State approve the existing verification?
A1) Approved Job Mix Formula(JMF) from a particular supplier that has been approved and verified within one year may be used. If a mobile rubber plant is re-installed a current Materials Plant Quality Program(CT-109) will be required. 22Apr10.