Highway/Construction Surveying - Taunton

Date: 5/30/2017 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: MassDOT District 5
1000 County Street
Taunton, Massachusetts




This workshop will introduce participants to the most common measurement techniques encountered in the highway and construction environment. Topics will include Taping, Electronic Distance Measurement, Instrument set up, Leveling, and Angular Measurements.

More advanced topics will be introduced, such as GPS, and GIS, if time allows.

Hands on Lab Exercises will include:
Testing the accuracy of Leveling Equipment. 
Calculating & Laying out grade stakes for roadways, gutters, curbs, and pipelines.
Introduction to the Total Station, and Topographic Surveying.

Participants are welcome to bring in surveying equipment they have access to, for class inspection and discussion. In addition, their equipment can be checked out for condition and accuracy.

Contact Baystate Roads for additional information at: admin@umasstransportationcenter.org
Maximum class size is 10. 

 Please see the course brochure for additional information.

This event is accessible to people with disabilities and individuals with limited English proficiency. If you need a reasonable accommodation (such as American Sign Language Interpreters, assistive listening devices, handouts in alternate formats, etc.) and/or language assistance (such as translated documents or an interpreter) to fully participate, please contact Cindy Schaedig at 413-577-2762 or cschaedig@ecs.umass.edu at least 14 days prior to the event.  Such services are provided free of charge.

First Name Affiliation
RONALD MassDOT District 5
David MassDOT District 5
Janssen MassDOT District 5
Pierre MassDOT District 5
Alexis MassDOT District 5
Paul MassDOT District 5
Daniel MassDOT District 5
Suzie MassDOT District 5
Rob Town of Andover
Marc Town of Andover
John Town of Sudbury
Steve Town of Andover