MUTCD Refresher & Updates - Hadley

Date: 6/6/2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Hadley Farms Meeting House
41 Russell St.
Hadley, Massachusetts

Capacity:

25/30


Overview

Description

This workshop will provide a refresher to the 2009 Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) as well as the Massachusetts Amendments to the MUTCD. The class will review pertinent MUTCD sign standards and guidelines, as well as introduce sign management methods municipalities can adopt to meet FHWA requirements for sign standards, including retroreflectivity which plays a critical role in providing adequate nighttime visibility of traffic signs to motorists. In addition, the workshop will provide information and guidance relative to the recently passed Municipal Modernization Bill regarding changes to Speed Limit Regulations under Chapter 90, Sections 17 and 18. This workshop will review MassDOT’s requirements for local adoption of these statutes with a goal of creating uniform implementation standards that will optimize effectiveness statewide. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the 2009 MUTCD and information about Speed Limit Regulations that you should know to bring your city or town into compliance with FHWA and MassDOT mandates.

Target Audience

Municipal and State officials, Public Works Professionals, Police Departments, anyone responsible for the adoption, implementation, and maintenance of traffic signs and associated traffic rules and orders, ordinances and bylaws.

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.

Registration
Amount

$150.00
Register by 6/6/2017
Private Sector

Register

$75.00
Register by 6/6/2017
Public Sector

Register
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Daryl MassDOT District 2
Chunxia MassDOT District 2
Laura MassDOT District 2
Timothy MassDOT District 2
Paula MassDOT District 2
Katina MassDOT District 2
Nikki MassDOT District 2
Samantha Town of Colrain
Glenn Town of Amherst
Maggie City of Northampton
Patricia City of Easthampton
Charles Town of Huntington
George Town of Sunderland
Billy Town of Hadley
Andrew Town of Longmeadow
Geoffrey Town of Longmeadow
Dan City of Easthampton
Christopher Town of Concord
Joseph City of Easthampton
William Town of Concord
Laurie Franklin Regional Council of Governments (FRCOG)
Shane Town of Sunderland
Scott Town of Colrain
Janice Town of Amherst
Marlo Town of Hadley
Instructors
  • Richard Benevento
    President at WorldTech Engineering, LLC

    Rich Benevento is the President of WorldTech Engineering. With 37 years of experience completing transportation infrastructure improvement projects for municipalities and State DOTs, Mr. Benevento has a diverse background in transportation planning, engineering, regulatory permitting and funding programs. Rich currently serves as the Chairman of Parking and Traffic Commission for the City of Beverly, a position he has held since 2008 and is a member of the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA) Policy Committee on Public Works, Transportation and Public Infrastructure. Rich is a sitting member of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) and serves on several STIC subcommittees including Locally Administered Federal Aid Projects (LPA) Program, Smart Work Zones, Road Diets, and Safe Transportation for Every Pedestrian (STEP) subcommittees. Mr. Benevento is the 2013 Past President of the American Public Works Association - New England Chapter.

  • Michael Pompili
    at WorldTech Engineering, LLC

    Mr. Michael Pompili has worked in the field of transportation engineering and planning for over 17 years. He has made significant contributions to both large and small scale projects for state and municipal clients throughout the Northeast and Midwest regions. Mr. Pompili manages the Traffic Sign Asset Management Program at WorldTech and has to date included data collection and compliance evaluation of over 100,000 municipal traffic signs in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Mr. Pompiliís experience includes macroscopic and microscopic modeling of intersection, arterial, and freeway operations in urban and suburban environments; traffic signal design for MassDOT, RIDOT, and municipal clients; roadway design; temporary traffic control; peer reviews; and safety assessment and improvements for roadways and pedestrian facilities.