How to Read Construction Drawings - Westford

Date: 12/14/2017 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: Westford Highway Department Training Room
28 North St.
Westford, 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
Joe Town of Westford
Glenn Town of Westford
Ali Private Citizen
Megan Epsilon Associates
Thomas Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (MA)
Rhianna Epsilon Associates
Fiona Epsilon Associates
Collin Town of Acton
Andrew City of Cambridge DPW
Leonard City of Woburn
Patrick City of Lowell
Chris City of Woburn
Christopher City of Newton
Dan Town of Belmont
David Town of Westford
Tim Town of Harvard
Christine City of Lowell
Christopher Town of Andover Police Department
Glen Town of Andover Police Department
Dennis City of Newton
Theresa City of Lawrence
Suzanne City of Somerville
Reneto Town of Acton
Terry City of Somerville
  • 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.