Work Zone Safety - Newton

Date: 5/23/2023 8:30 AM - 5/23/2023 2:30 PM

Location: Mt. Ida Campus
100 Carlson Ave.

Newton, Massachusetts




Course Description:
There is no room for error when working next to traffic! It is important for all personnel to have a solid understanding of work zone safety, the MUTCD (Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices), and proper temporary traffic control plans. This workshop will discuss the roles individuals should know about a work zone and the devices required to legally create a work zone.  Then participants will put what they’ve learned into action by building a work zone.

Course outline:
Work Zone W’s (Who, Why, What, Where, & When)
Statistics Don’t Lie
Parts of a Work Zone
Math to Build a Work Zone
Other Considerations: Bikes & Pedestrians
Putting it All Together

Target Audience:
Anyone involved with, or spends time in or around, a work zone will benefit from this class.

 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 Stephanie Cottrell at or 413-800-2655 at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge.

Also, if you have any dietary restrictions, please inform Stephanie Cottrell at least 10 days prior to the event.

First Name Affiliation
Juan City of Waltham
Gerard City of Waltham
Donald City of Cambridge DPW
Cleber City of Newton
Ed City of Waltham CPWD
William City of Waltham
Matthew City of Waltham
Robert City of Waltham
Chris Town of Needham
Paul City of Cambridge DPW
Bob City of Cambridge DPW
Jon Town of Saugus
Benjamin Town of Stow
Brian City of Cambridge DPW
Jose City of Cambridge DPW
Gustavo Town of Needham
James City of Waltham
Corey Town of Arlington
Kimberly City of Newton DPW
TJ City of Cambridge DPW
Jeff City of Waltham CPWD
Edwin City of Waltham
  • Tom Boudreau
    at Felix A. Marino Co., Inc.
    Tom Boudreau is currently a pavement preservation educator with Felix A. Marino out of Peabody, MA.  He was the Highway Surveyor for the Town of Warren for 9 years prior to his position with FAMCO. He holds an Associates Degree in Small Business Management, is a graduate of the Massachusetts Reserve Police Academy, and is also a Baystate Roads Scholar. Tom has primarily worked outdoors his entire career, starting with opening and operating a small landscaping business for over 15 years immediately out of high school, and has almost 25 years of experience as a CDL class B driver. He has also worked as a district leader in a financial services company and was the lead grounds man responsible for training new hires for a tree company. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, spending time with his siblings, and anything outdoors with his wife and their two boys.