Work Zone Safety - Chicopee

Date: 12/6/2022 8:00 AM - 12/6/2022 2:00 PM

Location: UMass Transportation Center - Westover Municipal Airport
27 Lonczak Street

Chicopee, 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.


First Name Affiliation
Jorge Test Company 1 (Public)
John Town of Shrewsbury
Mike Town of Shrewsbury
Bruce Town of Dalton
Glenn Town of Dalton
Robert Town of Natick DPW
Mike Town of Shrewsbury
John Town of Dalton
Jebediah Town of Hadley
Jesse Town of Hadley
Mike Town of Wilbraham
David Town of Hadley
Patty ( 21586 ESX Test Child 1 (4745)
Andy Town of Shrewsbury
Jason Town of Dalton
  • Tom Boudreau
    Operations Manager at Town of Sturbridge DPW
    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.