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Data Interchange for Materials Engineering

DIME is the acronym for Data Interchange for Materials Engineering. DIME is a web application developed by the California Department of Transportation, Materials Engineering & Testing Services (METS) to allow material testing laboratories the ability to easily submit sample information and test data to Caltrans' database via the internet.


Not registered, or not registered for your new location yet?

Submit a request on your company letterhead with the following information:
  • Name of company
  • Address of company including city, state and zip code
  • First and last name, e-mail address and phone number of person to be account manager
  • If known, the project/contract number.
To the following designation:

Brett Soldano
5900 Folsom Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95819-4612 MS 5.

Once your information has been received and verified, your designated account manager will receive an e-mail with his/her username and password. At that point the account manager will be able to add sub-accounts for other users in your company.

Registered but working on a different project/contract as a prime contractor?

Log in to DIME, and visit Projects menu to request access for the new project/contract.

Registered but working on a different project/contract as a sub contractor?

Please contact the project's prime contractor to grant project access to your organization.