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

Date: 3/9/2023 8:00 AM - 3/9/2023 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
Madeline Tighe & Bond (Westfield)
Mike Green International Affiliates
Peter Howard Stein Hudson (HSH)
Richard Town of Sudbury DPW
Robert City of Boston
William Town of Lunenburg DPW
Travis Town of Hubbardston
Kevin Town of Westminster
John Town of Natick
Sinan City of Waltham Engineering Department
Sean Town of Sandwich
Thomas Town of Alford
Samuel Town of Sandwich
Christopher Town of Belchertown DPW
John City of Waltham Engineering Department
Geoffrey Town of Ware DPW
Scott Town of Hadley
Amy Town of Marblehead
Ian City of Waltham CPWD
Brian City of Cambridge DPW
Ryan Town of Sterling DPW
Dawn MassDOT District 2
Chris Town of Boxford
Samuel MA Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) (Boston)
Manuel MA Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) (Boston)
John Town of Eastham
Matt Town of Sutton
Samuel City of Greenfield DPW
David Town of Blandford Highway Department
Eric City of Waltham Engineering Department
  • James Reger
    Executive Director at
    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.