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What if I don't have the concrete mix information?
This information is available through the concrete testing lab that created the mix.
Who is responsible for submitting the TR2?
The TR2 must be submitted by a licensed concrete testing lab.
When does the TR2 need to be submitted?
Who is responsible for submitting the TR3?
The TR3 must be submitted by a licensed concrete testing lab.
When does the TR3 need to be submitted?
The TR3 must be submitted prior to the issuance of the permit to identify the concrete mix to be used on the job site.
Are two separate labs required to test the concrete mix?
How can I submit a TR2 or TR3 when no concrete has been poured?
These forms capture information about the strength of the concrete mix to be used and the lab performing the concrete testing. It is important that the Department have this information on file before permits are issued and concrete is poured.
Are the TR2 and TR3 required any time my job has concrete?
All jobs with concrete require the submission of these forms except for exclusions stated in BC 1704.4 and Buildings Bulletin 2009-026. Contact Concrete Enforcement Unit at (212) 393-2730 for information on concrete bag mix exemptions for TR3.
Can a contractor make testing cylinders or deliver the cylinders to the laboratory?
No. All testing and sampling required by the NYC Construction Codes must be performed by a laboratory licensed by the Department.
Can our project receive a TR3 waiver for concrete mix design if we are using bag mixed concrete?
Yes, it is possible. Please contact the Concrete Enforcement Unit at CEU@buildings.nyc.gov for more information.
What if my project is put on 'Hold' because I am required to retest the concrete?
The Licensed Engineer overseeing the retesting should provide the Department with an interim report. This report should include:
If my project required additional testing, what do I have to submit?
Submit a Concrete Retesting Report as per Buildings Bulletin 2009-014. Submission requirements:
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