New Mexico Streets, Roads, and Highways (GA-1) Contractor License

The Streets, Roads, and Highways (GA-1) Contractor License allows you to do the following work:

  • Place and finish concrete or bituminous materials and apply a sealcoat
  • Clear, align, fill, compress, compact, build up or remove earth
  • All work necessary to prepare the land to accept:
    • Roads
    • Streets
    • Highways
    • Culverts
    • Tunnels
    • Sidewalks
    • Parking lots
    • Driveways
  • This classification includes the scopes of work authorized by GA-2 Maintenance and Repair and GA-3 Curbs, Gutters, and Culverts Contractor License:
    • GA-2
      • Install rumble strips
      • Apply seal coat to driveways and parking lots
      • Fix, maintain, repair, patch, mend, cover, fill, or replace:
        • Highways
        • Streets
        • Roads
        • Parking lots
        • Driveways
        • Sidewalks
        • Alleys
    • GA-3
      • Form, place, and finish:
        • Bituminous ridge curbs for the deflection of water
        • Concrete curbs
        • Gutters
        • Driveway culverts
        • Public sidewalks

How to Get the Streets, Roads, and Highways (GA-1) Contractor License in New Mexico?

  1. Meet the experience requirement:
    • At least two years of documented experience in the Streets, Roads, and Highways (GA-1) Contractor field.
  2. Apply for eligibility through PSI©.
  3. Send these documents via mail with the corresponding application fee to:
    PSI©
    2820 Broadbent Pkwy NE Suites E & F
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

    877-663-9267
  4. Once the documents and the eligibility have been approved, schedule and pay for the examination.
  5. Take and pass the following examinations:
    • New Mexico Streets, Roads, and Highways (GA-1) Contractor Trade Exam.
    • New Mexico Business and Law Examination (PSI©).
  6. After passing the examination, complete the Application for Contractor License and the Construction Industries Division Contractor License Code Bond.
  7. Gather the following documents and send them by mail to PSI©: PSI©
    2820 Broadbent Pkwy NE Suites E & F
    Albuquerque, NM 87107

    (877) 663-9267
  8. Once accepted, the license will be delivered via USPS.

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New Mexico Streets, Roads, and Highways (GA-1) Contractor License Exams

Below is all the information related to the trade and Business and Law exams, including the official reference lists.

New Mexico Streets, Roads, and Highways (GA-1) Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Compter-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 60
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice
  • Time Allowed: 185 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 75% (45 points)
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Bituminous Surface Treatments and Pavement (15)
    • Earthwork (12)
    • Project Management (Planning, Estimating, Basis of Payment, One Call) (10)
    • Heavy Equipment / Safety (5)
    • Portland Cement Surface Treatments and Pavement (5)
    • Erosion Control (4)
    • Surveying (4)
    • Miscellaneous (Curbs and Gutters, Concrete Wall Barrier, Fences, Signs) (5)
  • PSI© Streets, Roads, and Highways (GA-1) Official Content Outline

New Mexico Streets, Roads, and Highways (GA-1) Contractor Business and Law Examination

  • Testing Method: Computer-based testing
  • Testing Company: PSI©
  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Types of Questions: Multiple choice
  • Time Allowed: 130 Minutes
  • Minimum Passing Score: 75% (38 points)
  • Subjects Involved (No. of Questions):
    • Licensing Requirements (8)
    • Estimating and Bidding (5)
    • Business Organization and Financial Management (8)
    • Tax Laws (5)
    • Labor Laws (4)
    • Project Management and Lien Law (5)
    • Contracts (8)
    • Risk Management (4)
    • Environmental and Safety (3)
  • PSI© Business & Law Official Content Outline

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