New HMA Pavement Specifications for Municipalities:  Chapter 90 Mixtures - Northampton

Date: 2/20/2018 8:00 AM - 2:45 PM

Location: MassDOT District 2 Office
811 North King Street
Northampton, Massachusetts




Session Description

MassDOT will present its new HMA Pavement specifications designed for Municipal use, with special attention given to Chapter 90 projects. The discussion will highlight major changes from current specifications, including requirements for: Superpave mix designs, what materials can go into the mix, plant and field equipment, and Contractor and Engineer responsibilities. Attendees will gain the knowledge required to implement these new specifications and meet Chapter 90 requirements as related to HMA pavement.

Target Audience

This program is designed for Municipal personnel whose responsibilities include engineering, construction oversight, or procuring contracts related to pavement resurfacing.  DOT and Consultant personnel involved with Chapter 90 projects will also benefit.

*This session is open to 4 MassDOT personnel

Session Outline

Recipe Mixes vs. Superpave
Superpave Mixtures
- Volumetrics
- Warm Mix Asphalt
- Asphalt Modifiers and Polymers
MassDOT HMA Specifications
- Mix Design Requirements
- Plant Requirements
- Laboratory Requirements
- Inspection and Testing
- Contractor’s Responsibilities
- Engineer’s Responsibilities
- Field Requirements
- Tack Coat
- Compaction
- Inspection and Testing
- Contractor’s Responsibilities
- Engineer’s Responsibilities

Please see the course flyer for more information.

First Name Affiliation
Daryl MassDOT District 2
Amy MassDOT District 2
Michael Palmer Paving Corporation
Carl Century Aggregates
Bud All States Materials Group
Dylan Palmer Paving Corporation
Bruce Town of East Longmeadow Department of Public Works
Mike Century Aggregates
Darren Delsignore Paving
Andrew All States Materials Group
Anthony Delsignore Paving
Jim Palmer Paving Corporation
Michael City of Agawam
Benjamin City of Agawam
Keith Town of Whately
Ellen Hampshire Purchasing Co-Op
David Town of Westhampton
Elizabette City of Chicopee
Travis Town of Hubbardston
Chris City of Chicopee
Maggie City of Northampton
Thomas Town of East Longmeadow
William Town of Douglas
Charles Town of Huntington
Larry Town of Warwick
Paul Town of Amherst
Michael City of Greenfield
David Town of Leverett
Steven Town of Ludlow
Albert Town of Winchendon
Felix City of Northampton
James Town of Amherst
Billy Town of Hadley
Tim Town of Harvard
Dick Town of Athol
Craig Town of Longmeadow
Dan City of Easthampton
Henning Hampshire Purchasing Co-Op
Jason Town of Amherst
Matthew Town of Chesterfield
Matthew City of Springfield DPW
Alexander City of Chicopee
Alan City of Greenfield
Nate Town of Amherst
Robert City of Chicopee
  • Mark Brum
    Materials Quality Systems Engineer at MassDOT Research & Materials

    Mr. Brum is a Materials Quality Assurance Engineer for MassDOT.  He has 10 years of experience in HMA pavement mix designs, construction and Quality Assurance. 

  • Edmund Naras
    Pavement Management Engineer at MassDOT

    Mr. Naras is the Pavement Management Engineer for MassDOT.  He has more than 28 years of experience in pavement management, design, construction and Quality Assurance of asphalt pavements.