How to Read Construction Drawings - Springfield

Date: 12/13/2017 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: UMass Center Springfield
1500 Main St.
Springfield, Massachusetts




The class will cover the basics of reading construction plans primarily for infrastructure improvement projects including but not limited to: Property lines, subdivision plans (includes plan and profiles for roadway, stormwater drainage, sanitary sewer), site plans, conservation commission plans, and other plans that may be considered appropriate. 

Participants will learn to: 
• Use a scale 
• Read notes 
• Understand topography 
• Read plan and profile sheets 
• Interpret property lines (metes and bounds).

This class is designed for anyone who needs to find information in a set of plans. From new foremen and inspectors, to office personnel who answer questions from the public, this introductory class breaks the code. 

Please bring a calculator (nothing fancy is needed) and a pencil. 

*This session is open to 3 MassDOT personnel

 Please see the course flyer for more information.

First Name Affiliation
Susan MassDOT
Erik MassDOT
Jiang MassDOT District 1
Zachory Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (MA)
Mike City of Chicopee
Chris Town of Southwick
Bob Town of Hinsdale
Daniel City of Chicopee
Daniel City of Chicopee
Chuck Town of Deerfield
  • Dan Dulaski
    Professional Engineer at Northeastern University

    Daniel M. Dulaski, PhD, PE, is a licensed professional engineer in Massachusetts. He has worked for private firms in varying capacities and two municipalities - he was the town engineer for Amherst, MA. He has over 24 years of experience in reviewing, designing, and managing infrastructure improvement projects. Dr. Dulaski has created and presented many workshops and short courses for municipalities and agencies in Massachusetts.