Gravel Roads: When the Dust Settles - Otis

Date: 4/23/2019 8:00 AM - 4/23/2019 2:30 PM

Location: Otis Center Fire Station
3 South Main Street
Otis, Massachusetts




Topics discussed will include
• Crown and slope control
• Proper blade technique
• Grader operations
• The benefits of dust control
• Drainage effects on gravel roads



Register by 4/23/2019
Private Sector


Register by 4/23/2019
Public Sector


If you are having trouble with registration, please call 413-545-2604 for assistance.

First Name Affiliation
Andrew Gill Engineering
John Town of Chester
Dave Town of New Marlborough
Brad Town of Sandisfield
Richard Town of Foster (RI)
Paul Town of New Marlborough
Keith Town of Sandisfield
Ralph Town of Sandisfield
Robert Town of Foster (RI)
Charles Town of New Marlborough
David Town of Sandisfield
Keith Town of Otis
Bill Town of New Marlborough
Peter Town of New Marlborough
  • Michael Smith
    Technical Training Specialist at UMTC UMass Amherst

     Michael Smith is the Baystate Roads Technical Training Specialist. He was a Highway Superintendent for 20 years where he developed and implemented modern road maintenance techniques. Mike was responsible for day to day operation and long range planning for the municipality.

    Before retiring in 2015, Mike was also a firefighter for 34 years. He is a lifelong resident of Heath, Massachusetts, whose teaching style includes a healthy portion of humor and student interaction. Mike can be reached at: