index.htm North Central Superpave Center
Combined State Binder Group Round Robin

The NCSC serves nine states and two Canadian provinces by acting as a Superpave and HMA information clearinghouse; performing test equipment and protocol evaluations, ruggedness, precision and bias testing; conducting research of local, regional, national and international interest; planning and presenting training programs; and more.

The NCSC is located at INDOT's Office of Research and Development in West Lafayette, in close proximity to Purdue University. To assist with research and development work, the NCSC is equipped with binder and aggregate test equipment, mix testing equipment and advanced mixture analysis tools including the Superpave Performance Test (SPT) and more. The NCSC participates in AMRL Proficiency Testing.