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

Date: 2/22/2018 8:00 AM - 2:45 PM

Location: MassDOT Research & Materials Lab
5 Macadam Road
Hopkinton, 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
Joshua VHB
Preston J.H. Lynch & Sons (MA)
Bob Sunshine Paving Corporation
Susan Places Associates
Robert J.H. Lynch & Sons (MA)
Wlliam CDM Smith (RI)
Ronald MDM Transportation Consultants
Brian MDM Transportation Consultants
Bill Aggregate Industries
Jonathan AECOM
Bobby John Turner Consulting, Inc. (MA)
Robert McFarland-Johnson, Inc.
Michael Stantec
Francis Kleinfelder, Inc. (Boston)
Jose VHB
Olivia Gill Engineering
Robert Aggregate Industries
William Stantec
Jon MDM Transportation Consultants
Alan Indus
Michael Aggregate Industries
Elika Town of Weston
Gary City of Fitchburg
Michael City of Waltham
Jeffrey Town of Yarmouth
Kevin Town of Wellesley
John Town of Natick
robert Town of Bellingham
Elizabeth Town of Wellesley
Joseph Town of Billerica
Lisa Town of Canton
Patrick Town of Plainville
Rhain Town of Needham
Scott Town of Andover
Adam City of Framingham
Ryan City of Fitchburg
Chris Town of Lexington DPW
Paul Town of Wellfleet
John Town of Lexington DPW
Michael Town of Franklin
Arthur Town of Andover
Isabel Town of Holden
William Town of Natick DPW
Wayne Town of Lexington DPW
Dan Town of Sudbury
Dan City of Framingham DPW
Pablo Town of Billerica
Seth City of Fitchburg
Raymond Town of Wellesley DPW
Matt Town of Sutton
Joseph Town of Arlington
Brian Town of Grafton
Dan Town of Canton
Steven Howard Stein Hudson, Boston (HSH)
Mark Town of Wellfleet
Kathryn City of Framingham DPW
  • 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.