Approved Header Type Expansion Joint Systems

Select a header joint material that meets the requirements of DMS-6140:

Select a class 7 joint sealant or one specified on the plans that meet the requirements of DMS-6310:

Insure joint sealers are compatible with header materials. Use primers in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications for both the header installation and seal installation. Manufacturer’s representative for the header material must meet with TxDOT and contractor personnel prior to installing the header material per Item 454, “Bridge Expansion Joints.”

Approved Asphalt Plug Joint Systems

The following Asphaltic Plug Expansion Joint Systems are approved for use on TxDOT projects:

Product Name Manufacturer Contact

Matrix 501, Matrix 502

Crafco, Inc.
420 N. Roosevelt Ave.
Chandler, AZ 85226
Gus Leal
(469) 520-4622

Matrix 502 Asphalt Plug

D.S. Brown Co.
300 E. Cherry St.
North Baltimore, OH 45872
(419) 257-3561
Wabo-Expandex BASF
3011 Heatherpark Drive
Kingwood, TX 77345
Robert Walker
(281) 414-3114
Fibrejoint Asphaltic Plug Joint Marketing Associates, Inc.
131 St. James Way
Mount Airy, NC 27030
Bart Pharr
(336) 789-7259, ext. 208

Material provider representative must meet with TxDOT and contractor personnel prior to installing asphalt plug materials per Special Specification 4001, “Asphaltic Plug Expansion Joint System.”