Pavement Markings-Use, Application, Compliance and Materials-Newton

Date: 3/23/2023 8:00 AM - 3/23/2023 3:30 PM

Location: Mount Ida Campus
100 Carlson Ave.
Room: Campus Center Auditorium
Newton, Massachusetts




Course Description

This workshop will provide a guidance for the proper use and application of pavement markings for traffic control, parking facilities or other traffic operation applications. The class will review pertinent Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) pavement marking compliance standards and guidelines. In addition, the class will discuss a variety of pavement marking materials and application methods. The class will also include brief refresher on traffic sign standards.

Target Audience
Municipal and State officials, Public Works Professionals, anyone responsible for the adoption, implementation, and maintenance of pavement markings and traffic controls.

Registration begins at 7:45, Class begins at 8:00.

*Additionally, this MassDOT Innovation Webinar: A Pavement Marking Inventory and Retroreflectivity Condition Assessment Method Using Mobile LiDAR on 3/2/2023 at 2pm would be a great compliment to this workshop.  

*Please enter 100 Carlson Avenue Newton, MA 02459 in your GPS. Do not enter Mount Ida.
·         Upon entering campus you’ll pass through a neighborhood, then a church on the left
·         Continue straight beyond the guard shack and take the first left into the visitor lot and park.

Parking: Visitor Lot  

Room: Campus Center Auditorium, lower level of Campus Center Building.

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.

First Name Affiliation
Hans Howard Stein Hudson (HSH)
Kristopher Town of Wakefield
Gary City of Marlborough
Michael City of Haverhill
Adrian City of Newton DPW
Steve Town of Winchester
Justin Town of Marblehead
Steve Town of Wakefield
Derek Town of Needham
Ethan Town of Franklin
Jasminko City of Haverhill
Gene Town of Arlington
Joseph Town of Concord
John Town of Belmont
Eric City of Newton DPW
Peter Town of Winchester
Robert Town of Natick DPW
Dennis Town of Wakefield
Jeff Town of Natick
Vlad Town of Marblehead
Paul Town of Wakefield
Justin City of Marlborough
Maria Town of Belmont
Harrison Town of Franklin
Kevin Town of Wrentham DPW
Bennett Town of Franklin
Paul Town of Belmont
Brian City of Newton DPW
Sean Town of Lexington
Isaac City of Newton
Daniel City of Haverhill
Brian City of Newton DPW
Thomas Town of Franklin
John Town of Lexington
Phelps Town of Lexington
Ning City of Newton DPW
Maggie Town of Marblehead
John Town of Lexington
Bradley Town of Wrentham DPW
  • Michael Allen
    Senior Government Traffic Safety Specialist at 3M (MN)
    Mike has been with the 3M Company for over 15 years, currently covering NH, MA and ME.  Mike is an active advocate for transportation safety participating in several New England DOT Strategic Highway Safety Plans as well as Immediate Past President for the Northeast Chapter of ATSSA (American Traffic Safety Services Association).  Mike is the ATSSA New England Chapter Technical Chair for Pavement Markings and has instructed many FHWA Retro-reflectivity, Science of Retro and Pavement Marking workshops for Transportation Agencies and Local LTAP Training Centers.
    Mike has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Connecticut and a Web Certification from Merrimack College.  Mike is an avid traveler and currently resides in Atkinson, NH with his wife Shannon and three sons Jude, Levi and Caleb where he enjoys hiking and traversing the White Mountains in his backyard.
  • Richard Benevento
    Sr. Vice President Transportation Business Line Leader at Tighe & Bond (Woburn)

      Rich Benevento has over 40 years of experience in the facilitation and administration of transportation infrastructure improvement projects. He has a diverse background in transportation planning, engineering and regulatory permitting serving local, State and federal agencies and private sector clients. He is a recognized expert on federal and state funding programs for transportation projects having secured hundreds of millions of dollars in state and federal funding for cities and towns throughout Massachusetts.

      Rich is a member of the Massachusetts State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC). Working with MassDOT and FHWA the council focuses on all aspects of accelerated project delivery. Rich also serves on the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s Policy Committee on Public Works, Transportation and Public Utilities.

      Since 2007 Rich has served as Chairman of the City of Beverly’s Parking and Traffic Commission. Rich also serves as Chairman for the Town of Middleton Zoning Board of Appeals. Prior these roles Rich served on the Beverly Conservation Commission from 1995 to 2001 and was Chairman of the Town of Danvers Conservation Commission from 1989 until 1995. He has served on many other municipal Boards and Committees. He previously served as Secretary of the Essex County Highway Association from 2000 to 2014.

      Rich is the 2013 Past President of the American Public Works Association New England Chapter and has served as the APWA National Delegate for New England. In August 2022 he was appointed to the APWA National Board of Directors. In 2018 Rich was recognized as a Life Member of APWA with over 30 years of continuous service. Rich was the recipient of APWA's 2019 Distinguished Service to Public Works Award, the highest award bestowed on a member. In June 2022 Rich received the APWA New England Chapter 2022 Distinguished Service to Public Works Award and in 2007 was the recipient of the Essex County Highway Association Distinguished Service Award.