Using the 460 Specification to Help Bid Your Next Paving Contract - Virtual Classroom

Date: 2/23/2023 8:00 AM - 2/23/2023 11:00 AM

Location: Virtual





Course Description: 
Mass DOT’s new 460 specification can help you construct better bid documents for your next asphalt paving bid. This course will cover proper bid proposals, the 460 specification, as well as assorted topics that influence the contractor's response to your RFQ’s. Techniques will be discussed that can produce better bid prices and allow for better construction of your roadways. A proposed bid form and all required paperwork will be supplied for your use in your next asphalt bid.

Target Audience:

Municipal personnel developing project bids, senior managers in the DPW, anyone working with MassDOT's Chapter 90 engineers, and anyone interested in learning more about this process.


Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Caitlin Rachmaciej at or 413-230-9517 at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge. 

First Name Affiliation
Jason TEC, Inc. (Lawrence MA)
Nathan Stantec (Burlington MA)
Derek Benesch (MA)
Christopher GPI (MA)
William Bowman Consulting Group - Westfield
Michael City of Agawam
Benjamin City of Agawam
Ken Town of Weston
Kolette Town of Princeton
Meghan Town of Burlington DPW
Maggie City of Northampton
Stephane Town of Concord
Craig Town of Williamstown DPW
John City of Newton DPW
James Town of Plymouth
Kevin Town of Oxford
Peter Town of Oxford
Elizabeth Town of Wellesley
Lisa MassDOT District 6
Omar Town of Lexington
Sandra Town of Weston
Dena Town of Wilbraham
Randall Town of Bolton DPW
Paul Town of Uxbridge
James Town of Holliston Highway Department
John Town of Lexington DPW
Michael Town of Franklin
William Town of Natick DPW
Brooke Town of Franklin
Alexander Town of Lexington DPW
Justin Town of Williamstown DPW
Vonnie City of Melrose
Glenn City of Greenfield
Ardian Town of Needham DPW
Benn Town of Uxbridge
Alan City of Greenfield
Robert Town of Holliston Highway Department
Matt Town of Lexington DPW
  • James Reger
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    Jim Reger is a seasoned executive with more than 45 years of experience in the paving and construction materials industry. For the last nine years, Jim has been the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Aggregate and Asphalt Producers Association, managing the technical operations of 17 asphalt producing companies with 75 operations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Previously, Jim was the President of P.J. Keating Co., where he developed award winning projects and managed asphalt operations and safety at four locations. Finally, Jim has various professional associations including but not limited to the Construction Industries of Massachusetts, the National Asphalt Pavement Association, and the State Asphalt Pavement Association.