Snow and Ice Operations - East Bridgewater

Date: 11/16/2017 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: East Bridgewater Community Center
355 Plymouth Street
East Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Capacity:

49/50


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
John Town of East Bridgewater
Robert Town of East Bridgewater
Nicholas Town of Belmont
Paula Town of Scituate
Gerry Town of Belmont
Steve Town of Stoughton
Mike Town of Plymouth
Ken Town of West Bridgewater
Andy Town of East Bridgewater
Michael Town of Scituate
Fred Town of East Bridgewater
Jonthan Town of Plymouth
Kevin Town of Scituate
Rich Town of East Bridgewater
Bob Town of East Bridgewater
John Town of East Bridgewater
Steven Town of East Bridgewater
Jay Town of East Bridgewater
John Town of West Bridgewater Highway Department
Brandon Town of West Bridgewater
Thomas Town of Stoughton
Richard Town of Scituate
Nicholas Town of Plymouth
Joseph Town of Belmont
Rick Town of Plymouth
Michael Town of West Bridgewater
Richard Town of Stoughton
Mike Town of East Bridgewater
Erick Town of East Bridgewater
Brian Town of East Bridgewater
Scott Town of East Bridgewater
Derik Town of East Bridgewater
Dana Town of West Bridgewater
Jon Town of Plymouth
George Town of Scituate
Brian Town of East Bridgewater
Dan City of Easthampton
Robbie Town of East Bridgewater
James Town of East Bridgewater
Ron Town of East Bridgewater
Justin Town of Plymouth
ANA Town of Stoughton
Jim Town of East Bridgewater
James Town of Framingham
Jason Town of East Bridgewater
Scott Town of Scituate
Jaime Town of Stoughton DPW
Neil Town of East Bridgewater
Liam Town of Plymouth
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