Laboratory Tests And Services

Foundations Soil, Aggregate and Concrete Bitumen and Bituminous Products Pavements
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FOUNDATIONS

FEES AND CHARGES (AMENDMENT INSTRUMENT, 2014 (L.I. 2216)

NEW RATES FOR LABORATORY TESTS AND SERVICES

CODE NO. DESCRIPTION FILE NO. OLD RATE GHC NEW RATE GHC
FIELD TESTS
1 Carry out In-Situ Density Tests, including Moisture Content Determination (Transport Extra) SF/FT.01 40.00 60.00
2 Carry out In-Situ CBR Test SF/FT/02 40.00 60.00
3 Carry out Plate Bearing Test (Transport Extra) SF/FT/03 1,500.00 1500.00
TEST PITS (FIELD)
4 Sinking of Test Minimum Plan Area of 1m x 1.5m from Ground Level to a Depth not Exceeding 1.5m (Hand Dug) SF/FT/04 55.00 100.00
5 Sinking of Test Minimum Plan Area of 1m x 1.2m below Ground Level (Hand Dug) Depth exceeding 1.5m SF/FT/05 55.00 80.00
6 Extra over for taking disturbed Samples in Air Tight containers Labelling and Transporting to Laboratory SF/FT/05 30.00 50.00
LABORATORY TESTS
7 Standard Triaxial Shear Test on 0.037m diameter x 0.760 specimen. Undrained Quick Test without Pore pressure Measurement FD/LT/02 700.00 1,000.00
8 Standard Triaxial Shear Test on 0.037m diameter x 0.0760 specimen. Undrained Quick Test with Pore pressure Measurement FD/LT/03 1,000.00 1,200.00
9 Triaxial Shear Test, Drained Slow Test with Rate of Loading adjusted for negligible excess Pore Pressure in specimen during loading (4 days) FD/LT/04 1,000.00 1,200.00
10 Unconfined Compression Test on 0.0375m x 0.760m specimen (TSR) FD/LT/05 600.00 800.00
11 Director Shear Test on Undistributed or Remolded circular specimens FD/LT/06 500.00 700.00
12 Consolidation Test One Dimensional (7 days) FD/LT/07 700.00 1000.00
13 Permeability Test with falling Head of constant Head Permeability (2 days) FD/LT/08 800.00 N/A
14 Point Load Test N/A 1,000.00 1,500.00
RESILIENT MODULUS TESTING
15 Resilient Modulus of Asphalt (Cores/Briquettes) BP/LT/24 450.00 700.00
16 Resilient Modulus of Soil SA/LT/41 450.00 700.00

Office Address :

HEAD OFFICE
P.O.Box 1614
Ministries
Accra - Ghana
03202-961616
03202-961620
ce@highways.gov.gh