Request for Approval of Materials

The Request for Approval of Materials (RAM) is used by contractors to request approval for materials to be used on state contracts. Find the RAM form and instructions on how to submit. 

The Request for Approval of Materials is used by contractors to request approval for materials used on state contracts. This form is for materials not listed in the QPL.

RAM Form 350-071 

You may use the editable RAM Form 350-071 (PDF Fill-able 323 KB) or print the RAM Form 350-071 (PDF 797 KB) but it cannot be edited.

View a sample form with instructions (PDF 93 KB) and then:

  1. Fill out the top section of the form with contract specific information.
  2. List items to be approved on the bottom section.
  3. Submit the form to the Project Office administering the contract.

Contractor's Guide for Materials Approval Submittal

Concrete Mix Design Checklists:

Traction tires are a special type of tire

manufactured with at least 1/8 of an inch tread. Traction tires are usually marked with a mountain/snowflake symbol, the letters M+S or “All Season.”

Carry chains, practice before leaving

Requiring chains keeps traffic moving during storms rather than closing a pass or roadway.

Prep your car. Fill up your gas tank,

pack jumper cables, ice scraper, warm clothing, snacks and water.