North Carolina Highway Contractor License

"Highway Contractor" covers all highway construction activity including: grading, paving of all types, installation of exterior artificial athletic surfaces, relocation of public and private utility lines ancillary to the principal project, bridge construction and repair, culvert construction and repair, parking decks, sidewalks, curbs, gutters and storm drainage. It also includes installation and erection of guard rails, fencing, signage and ancillary highway hardware; covers paving and grading of airport and air-field runways, taxiways, and aprons, including the installation of fencing, signage, runway lighting and marking; and work done under the specialty classifications of S(Boring and Tunneling), S(Concrete Construction), S(Marine Construction), S(Railroad Construction), and H(Grading and Excavating).

Highway Contractor Course

Highway Contractor Exam

Highway Contractor Trade Exam

  • Testing Method: Computer-based; Semi-Open Book
  • Testing Company: PSI
  • Hours Allotted: 4.25h
  • Types of Questions: Multiple Choice
  • Number of questions: 90
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Paving - Asphalt
    • Piles
    • Excavation and Grading
    • Concrete Paving
    • Safety
    • One-Call
    • Traffic Control
    • Concrete
    • Metals Including Concrete Reinforcement
    • Erosion and Sedimentation Control
    • Tunneling
    • Railroad Construction
    • Marine Construction
    • Licensing
    • Liens
    • Business and Law
    • Sports Fields

Highway Contractor Book Set

The book set includes all required references for the Highway Contractor exam. Please keep in mind that although not all the books are allowed in the exam you will be tested on all the references. Orders placed before 2 PM are shipped the same day via UPS and a tracking number is emailed before 3 PM.

  • NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY - BOOK SET WITHOUT TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $1,075.06
  • NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY - BOOK SET WITH TABS INCLUDES ALL BOOKS FOR TRADE AND BUSINESS EXAMS

    Sales price: $1,175.06

Highway Contractor Trade Books

Books Allowed in Testing

Books Not Allowed in Testing