New HMA Pavement Specifications for Municipalities: Chapter 90 Mixtures-Andover (Rescheduled from 3-22-2018)

Date: 5/17/2018 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Andover Public Safety Center
32 North Main Street
Andover, Massachusetts




Rescheduled from March 22, 2018

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 5 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


First Name Affiliation
Jason TEC, Inc. (MA)
Neal BETA Group, Inc.
Raymond BETA Group, Inc.
Birendra Nitsch Engineering
Haider Michael Baker International
Phil Benevento Asphalt Corporation
Philip BitCon Corporation
Kyle VHB
Thomas BSC Group, Inc. (Main Office)
Alyssa Town of Merrimac, MA
Dan MDM Transportation Consultants
Thomas Michael Baker International
William BETA Group, Inc.
Meghan Benevento Asphalt Corporation
Paul City of Cambridge DPW
Thomas Town of Merrimac
David Town of Topsfield
Paul Town of Acton
Scott Town of Hingham
Michael Town of Stow
Christopher Town of Reading
Joseph Town of Wakefield
Paul Town of Grafton
John City of Newton DPW
Lisa Town of Salisbury
Chris City of Woburn
Derek Town of Billerica
Chuck Town of Danvers DPW Street
Gabriel City of Newton DPW
Antonio Town of Billerica
Anthony City of Newburyport
Carl Town of Bedford DPW
James Town of Winchester
Kevin Town of Tewksbury
Stephen Town of Burlington
Michael City of Framingham DPW
Butch Town of West Boylston
Ron City of Framingham DPW
Timothy Town of Burlington
Scott City of Framingham DPW
Mike Town of Hingham
Christopher Town of Concord
Ryan Town of Reading
Sean Town of Holliston
William Town of Concord
Anthony Town of Burlington
George Town of Wellesley
Mark City of Medford
Adrienne Town of Bedford DPW
Andrew Town of Tewksbury
Matt Town of Sutton
Richard Town of Wakefield
Randy Town of Hingham
James Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC)
Nick Town of Hingham
Corey Town of Acton
  • 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.