California Department of Transportation
Richmond San Rafael
Coronado Bridge Carquinez
San Francisco/Oakland Bay Bridge

Office of Structural Materials−Materials Administrator

The METS Materials Administrator (MA) provides identification and communication of materials sampling and testing requirements.  The MA provides a systematic means of management of Form CEM-3101, "Notice of Materials to Be Used".  The MA also provides a response to the contractor identified in the Form CEM-3101 indicating the procedures to be followed prior to release of material to the job site.  If any of the sources of materials are not known at the beginning of a contract, submit a Form CEM-3101 for a given bid item as soon as a provider is known, multiple submittals may be necessary. Resubmit a Form CEM-3101 for all changes or revisions.

Form CEM-3101 must be submitted to the Resident Engineer (RE).  The RE checks the form for completeness and then sends the Form CEM-3101 to the MA using one of the following methods:

  • Email to:
  • Fax to:  (916) 227-7084, Attn: Materials Administrator
  • Postal mail to:  Material Engineering & Testing Services, 5900 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95819 MS 5, Attn: Materials Administrator
  • For questions regarding this form, please contact MA at 916-227-5238

Use the following link to send an e-mail to the Materials Administrator:  Materials Administrator

The Form CEM-3101 is available by clicking on the following link:  Form-CEM-3101