Snow and Ice Operations - Rehoboth

Date: 10/17/2017 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Rehoboth Highway Department
345 Anawan Street
Rehoboth, Massachusetts

Capacity:

29/30


Overview

This course will teach planning for winter weather and cover:

  • The proper use of salt and liquid anti-icers and the environmental impacts.
  • Pre wetting and pre-treating
  • Anti-icing vs. De-icing.
  • The use of sand and it’s environmental impact.
  • Equipment calibration, usage specification and technology.
  • Snow and ice policy for public review. 
  • Cost benefit analysis of salt vs. sand.

 

For more information see the course flyer.

 

Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Steve Town of Rehoboth
Mike Town of Rehoboth
Mike City of Newton
James City of Newton
Scott City of Newton
Perry City of Newton
Peter City of Newton
Erik City of Newton
Kevin Town of Rehoboth
Richie City of Newton
Mike City of Newton
Jeff City of Newton
Michael Town of Barnstable
Jon City of Newton
Jackson City of Newton
Diane Town of Rehoboth
Greg Town of Rehoboth
Connor City of Newton
Seth City of Newton
Mike City of Newton
Dylon Town of Rehoboth
Brad Town of Barnstable
Michael City of Newton
Jeremiah Town of Barnstable
Rui City of Newton
Tracy Town of Barnstable
Josh City of Newton
Al City of Newton
Peter City of Newton
Instructors
  • Michael Smith
    Technical Training Specialist at UMTC UMass Amherst

    Michael Smith is the Baystate Roads Technical Training Specialist. He was a Highway Superintendent for 20 years where he developed and implemented modern road maintenance techniques. Mike was responsible for day to day operation and long range planning for the municipality.

    Before retiring in 2015, Mike was also a firefighter for 34 years. He is a lifelong resident of Heath, Massachusetts, whose teaching style includes a healthy portion of humor and student interaction. Mike can be reached at: mdsmith@umass.edu