How to Read Construction Drawings - Newton

Date: 12/12/2018 8:30 AM - 12/12/2018 3:30 PM

Location: Newton Public Library
330 Homer Street
Newton, 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. 

First Name Affiliation
Jeff City of Newton
Bob City of Newton DPW
Carolyn Epsilon Associates
Mike City of Newton
Kyle City of Springfield Water and Sewer Commission
Perry City of Newton
Nicholas City of Newton
John City of Newton DPW
Cleber City of Newton
Anthony City of Newton
Gabriel City of Newton DPW
Jackson City of Newton
Alex City of Springfield Water and Sewer Commission
Paul City of Newton DPW
Joseph City of Methuen
Michael City of Newton DPW
Melissa City of Newton
Rui City of Newton
Norm City of Newton
Peter City of Newton
Angelo City of Newton
  • 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.