Highway/Construction Surveying - Westford

Date: 9/25/2019 8:00 AM - 9/25/2019 3:00 PM

Location: Westford DPW
28 North Street

Westford, Massachusetts




This workshop will introduce participants to the most common measurement techniques encountered in the highway and construction environment. Topics will include Taping, Electronic Distance Measurement, Instrument set up, Leveling, and Angular Measurements.

More advanced topics will be introduced, such as GPS, and GIS, if time allows.

Hands on Lab Exercises will include:
Testing the accuracy of Leveling Equipment. 
Calculating & Laying out grade stakes for roadways, gutters, curbs, and pipelines.
Introduction to the Total Station, and Topographic Surveying.

Participants are welcome to bring in surveying equipment they have access to, for class inspection and discussion. In addition, their equipment can be checked out for condition and accuracy.

First Name Affiliation
Leonard City of Woburn
Christopher City of Newton
Adam Town of Rutland
Derek Town of Littleton
Joe City of Westfield
Eric City of Westfield
Joseph City of Methuen
Marissa Town of Lexington
Amy Town of Marblehead
Tam City of Framingham
Renato Town of Acton
Andrew Town of Tewksbury
Marco Town of Sandwich
  • Kenneth Black
    Educator at Schnauzer Engineering