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. 



First Name Affiliation
Fedorah Gill Engineering
Benjamin BETA Group, Inc. (MA)
Jason TEC, Inc. (Lawrence MA)
Christine VHB (HQ)
Jim VHB (HQ)
John Fuss & O'Neill, Inc. (Providence)
Allison Peckham Industries (NY)
Peter Kleinfelder, Inc.
jon Palmer Paving Corp
Karen BETA Group, Inc. (MA)
Marissa Tighe & Bond (Westfield)
Patrick Gill Engineering
Patrick Fuss & O'Neill, Inc. (Quincy)
James Gill Engineering
Peter Town of Richmond
Richard Town of Southbridge DPW
Peter Town of Spencer
Tonya Town of Wilbraham DPW
Isabelle Town of Lexington
Jeffrey Town of Yarmouth
Robert Town of Natick DPW
Jeremy Town of Westford
Nicholas City of Fitchburg
Kyle Town of Westford
J.R. Town of Hingham DPW
Tyler Town of Needham
Elijah Town of Franklin DPW
Elizabeth Town of Wellesley
Joseph Town of Lexington
Stan Town of Hopedale Highway Department
Travis Town of Topsfield DPW
Kristina Town of Dunstable
Ali Town of Danvers
Ryan City of Fitchburg
Ross Town of Lexington DPW
Jorman City of Chelsea
Derek Town of Otis
Hannah Town of Southbridge DPW
Paul Town of Athol DPW
Kerry Town of Hopkinton
Greg Town of Auburn Highway Division
Ardian Town of Needham DPW
Meghana Town of Lexington
Benn Town of Uxbridge
Gary Town of Topsfield DPW
  • James Reger
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    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.