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Northeast Center of Excellence for Pavement Technology

NECEPT is the Northeast Regional Superpave Center. It is located at the Thomas D. Larson PA Transportation Institute at the Pennsylvania State University.

The preferred way to contact NECEPT is by email. During the busy season (October through March) we do our best to maintain an efficient response time, but due to high call volume, a response may be delayed. Your understanding is appreciated.  


The Concrete Course scheduled for Wednesday, February 20th is being RESCHEDULED to Thursday, February 21st. All course participants are being notified. 

At this time, the Bituminous Plant Review & Certification Course in State College (February 20-22, 2019) will go on as scheduled. Please check the website for any changes to this status in case we get affected by the pending snow storm. The safety of course participants in our number one priority. Therefore, please stay safe. Even if the course is being held, if you are unable to attend due to inclement weather or unsafe road conditions, we will accommodate you in a different course.

Bituminous Field Review & Certification Course Added - Boalsburg, PA

A Bituminous Field Review & Certification course has been added. Details below. 

Course ID:  201969
Date:  April 3-5, 2019
Location:  Wyndham Garden State College - Boalsburg, PA  


Superpave Course Added - University Park, PA

A third Superpave Volumetric Mix Design Workshop course has been added. Details below. 

Course ID:  201968
Date:  April 16-19, 2019
Location:  Larson Transportation Institute - University Park, PA 


Concrete Course Added - Harrisburg, PA

A third Concrete Field Testing Technician course has been added. Details below. 

Course ID:  1823
Date:  May 15, 2019
Location:  Materials Testing Lab - Harrisburg, PA 



Exam Grades

Exam grades can be found on the Exam Grades page. Please search for your course ID number and then your NECEPT ID number. If you need assistance in locating your grade, please call 814-863-1293.

  • 2/15/19:  Aggregate 120960 (2/11-12/19 Harrisburg) and Superpave 201917 (2/12-15/19 University Park) are now available. 

Retest Information

Retest information can be found on the designated training category pages - Aggregate, Bituminous Field, Bituminous Plant L1, Superpave, and Concrete.

Aggregate retests must be completed no earlier than 30 days and no later than three months from the original test date.

Bituminous and Concrete retests must be completed no earlier than 30 days and no later than four months from the original test date. 

Registration Notes

Online Registration

  • If you choose to register online, you must pay with a credit card at the time of registration and email any required documents to
  • Please make sure you are filling out all necessary information. PennDOT will not approve applications with missing information.
  • If you are applying for a Certification Renewal Card, you MUST include the required amount of work experience and learning activities.
  • If you are applying for a Review & Certification course, you MUST include the required amount of work experience.

Paper Application Registration

  • If you choose to register with a paper application, please download and complete the form, get necessary signatures (Supervisor and PennDOT), and mail it to NECEPT along with any required documents and a check or money order.
  • Please make checks and money orders payable to:  Pennsylvania State University
  • Please include the required work experience and learning activities, depending on the course you are registering for, with your application. If you cannot fit all of the information on the actual application, please include it as a separate page with your application.

NECEPT Contact

Office Address:

201 Transportation Research Building
University Park, PA  16802.






Don't Know Your Password?

Go to MY NECEPT LOGIN to retrieve your password information. If you need further assistance with getting password information or your NECEPT ID number, please call 814-863-1293.



NECEPT's primary mission is to facilitate implementation and validation of the results of the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) by promoting partnering between governmental agencies, industry (including materials, suppliers, contractors and consultants) and universities throughout the Northeast. 

Northeast Center of Excellence for Pavement Technology (NECEPT)

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-863-1293 | Fax: 814-865-3039