Supervisor: Dianna Hoffecker - (208) 334-8026
The Structures Lab conducts testing on all steel products used within the State, i.e. rebar, strand, bolts, DTI's, rebar couplers, welded wire mesh, etc. The Structures lab also performs fabrication inspection for concrete girders and other concrete products as needed.
Structural and paving concrete products are tested for compressive strength. The physical testing of cements is preformed in the Structures Lab. Concrete and mortar test specimens are prepared for special tests such as curing compounds and ASR study and tests.
Dianna is also the ITD Nuclear Safety Officer, monitoring the use and license for the Nuclear Density Gages Statewide.
The Structures Lab is AASHTO accredited and all personnel are WAQTC qualified.