New HMA Pavement Specifications for Municipalities: Chapter 90 Mixtures - Springfield**POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER**

Date: 3/8/2018 8:00 AM - 2:45 PM

Location: UMass Springfield
1500 Main Street, Tower Square
Springfield, Massachusetts




**Choose to attend this workshop at our UMass Springfield Location or watch via Live Webinar!

(Select which option you would prefer during the registration process) 

Course 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 9 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.

Additional Information:

• The Springfield location is open to 90 classroom attendees

• Remote attendees will receive a link to join the webinar


First Name Affiliation
Lance VHB
Thomas Green International Affiliates
Scott Gill Engineering
Drew Massachusetts Broken Stone Company
Paul McMahon Associates
Jessica Mitchell Sand & Gravel, LLC
Benny Environmental Partners Group Inc
Jim Massachusetts Broken Stone Company
Andrew Gill Engineering
Nick John Turner Consulting, Inc. (MA)
Joseph Palmer Paving Corp.
Lisa CDM Smith (RI)
Lisa Town of Westborough
Tom Town of Dennis
Carl Town of Westborough
Tonya Town of Wilbraham
Heather Town of Southbridge
Jeremy City of Westfield
William Town of Auburn Highway Division
Mark City of Westfield
Matthew Town of Southbridge
Robert Town of Westborough
Kurt Town of Brookline
J R City of Fall River
Stephen City of Methuen
Joshua Town of Westminster
Sean Town of Sandwich
Joe Town of Westborough
Richard Town of Stoughton DPW
Samuel Town of Sandwich
Sid Town of Plymouth
Christopher Town of Belchertown
David Town of Stoneham
Dawn City of Agawam
Paul Town of Dartmouth
Joanna Town of Auburn Highway Division
Stephen Town of Stoughton DPW
Kevin Town of Deerfield
Jamison Town of Hanson
William Town of Wilbraham
James Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC)
Barbara Town of Canton
Paul Town of Sandwich
Richard Town of Westborough
Marlo Town of Hadley
Steven Town of Belchertown
Steve Town of Westborough
  • 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.