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

Date: 12/7/2023 8:00 AM - 12/7/2023 12:00 PM

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. 


Register by 12/7/2023
Private sector


Register by 12/7/2023
Public sector


If you are having trouble registering, please email or call (413) 545-2604 for assistance.

First Name Affiliation
Jeremy Town of Westford
Kyle Town of Westford
Travis Town of Topsfield DPW
Gary Town of Topsfield DPW
  • James Reger
    Executive Director at MA Aggregate & Asphalt Pavement Association (MAAPA)
    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.