MLA Labs, Inc. is certified by the following accreditation agencies:

American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) via the AASHTO Accreditation Program (AAP)

AMRL LogoAASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL)

CCRL LogoASTM Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory (CCRL)

TxDot LogoTexas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)


MLA Labs, Inc. participates in the intralab proficiency sample testing programs from the following agencies:

AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory (AMRL) for Soils and Hot Mix Asphaltic Concrete

ASTM Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory (CCRL) for Concrete

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) For Hot Mix Asphaltic Concrete


TxDOT Areas of Certification

12.1.2     Portland Cement Concrete
12.2.1     Plant Inspection and Testing
14.1.1     Soil Exploration
14.2.1     Geotechnical Testing
14.3.1     Transportation Foundation Studies
14.4.1     Building Foundation Studies

Accreditations and Associations

MLA Geotechnical is approved by or has been accepted into membership by the following:

MLA Geotechnical, part of MLA Labs, Inc. has qualified personnel that are pre-certified to work on TxDOT projects in the areas designated below:


MLA Labs, Inc. field and lab technicians carry accreditations from the following agencies:

American Concrete Institute (ACI)

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)

National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET)



See Representative Projects for typical projects.