Engineering Pavement Solutions

ADVANCED MATERIALS SERVICES, LLC (AMS), founded in 2007, provides engineering and consulting services for the asphalt industry. AMS currently supports all aspects of flexible pavement design, testing, and construction inspection, particularly for specialty pavements, such as airfields, intermodal facilities, and racetracks. AMS also provides geotechnical support. AMS conducts research projects designed to improve the quality and performance of hot mix asphalt. AMS has over 30 years of cumulative experience in the development of asphalt specifications, asphalt mixture design, quality assurance support, materials research, and geotechnical engineering.  AMS welcomes the opportunity to partner with other design professionals and research agencies.

AMS is headquartered in Auburn, Alabama, and is a woman-owned, small business that has formed a reputation with clients worldwide. Projects include roadways, intermodal facilities (ports), airfields, racetracks, automotive proving grounds, and research.

Core Support Areas and Services:

  • Asphalt Design, Testing, and Inspection – AMS specializes in pavement design, specification development, asphalt mix design/verification, construction inspection, and quality control/quality assurance testing.
  • Research – AMS engineers have served as Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator on research contracts worth over $3.5 million dollars.  AMS staff has published over 100 journal articles, conference proceedings, and project reports.
  • Expert Consulting – AMS conducts specification review, on-site investigations of performance concerns, develops remediation strategies, and serve as expert witnesses in legal proceedings.
  • Sustainable Engineering – AMS assists in the advancement of Warm Mix Asphalt, porous asphalt, the use of alternate materials for the reduction of urban heat islands, and higher utilization of recycled asphalt pavement and shingles.