San Jose Federal Aid Series Added

Due to high-demand, Caltrans Division of Local Assistance and the Local Assistance Training Program (LTAP) have added an additional Federal Aid Series training session in the Santa Clara/San Jose Area.  Please join us. Federal Aid Series NEW! December 5 – 9, 2016, San Jose, CA January 30 – February 3, 2017, Eureka, CA March 13-17, … Read more

Road Diet Workshops from FHWA and Caltrans

Please join FHWA and Caltrans for no-cost workshops on Road Diets.  Thursday, November 10, 2016 8:30am – 4:00pm Caltrans District 6 Manchester Office Yosemite Room 145 2015 East Shields Avenue Fresno, CA 93728 Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:30am – 4:30pm Solano County Administration Center 675 Texas Street Multipurpose Room, First Floor Fairfield, CA 94533 Registration: … Read more

Interested in EDC-4 Initiatives? Attend Summit in December

The Every Day Counts 4 (EDC-4) Summit in Sacramento is scheduled for December 1-2, 2016.  The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will pay for travel for 12 to 13 invitational travelers to attend from California.  We are looking for agencies currently working on any of the EDC-4 initiatives or that are highly interested in starting.  A … Read more

Federal Aid Series & Resident Engineers Academy 2016/2017 Schedule

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance in coordination with the California Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) Center offers a variety of training classes to assist local agencies in participation of federal-aid on their transportation projects. Below is the 2016/2017 schedule for the Federal Aid Series and the Resident Engineers Academy. These classes are designed specifically for California’s local agencies and are … Read more

Caltrans A&E Procurement Online Training

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has created online on-demand training to provide local agencies assistance with procuring architectural and engineering consulting contracts. The online training is broken down into 5 modules which follow the 5 steps of the procurement process.  Modules 1-3 have been completed and are available on our training webpage now.  Modules 4 and … Read more

UC Berkeley Expands Pavement Training for California Local Agencies

The Technology Transfer Program (Tech Transfer), a division of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, is a source for professional training, expert assistance, and information resources for public agencies.  For the academic year 2016-2017, Tech Transfer is rolling out its newly expanded pavement training series, which will cover topics from … Read more

Subsidized Classes for Local Agencies

The California Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) is a jointly funded effort between the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to provide local governments with training, information, technology, and direct assistance in order to help improve their transportation infrastructure.  Caltrans contracts with UC Berkeley, Institute of Transportation Studies to provide this training. … Read more

LPP 16-04 LAPM Update

The Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has issued Local Program Procedures (LPP) 16-04 which has recently been incorporated into the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM). Specifically, LPP 16-04 has impacted the following chapters and exhibits: Chapter 2:  Roles and Responsibilities Chapter 3:  Project Authorization Chapter 9:  Civil Rights and Disadvantage Business Enterprises Chapter 11:  Design Guidance Chapter 13: … Read more

Attend California MUTCD Update Workshop

Attend a 1 day workshop, subsidized by Caltrans, on the California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). This workshop emphasizes application areas of the new CA MUTCD. Learn where your prior California Supplement/Traffic Manual applications still apply or where they have become outdated. Fully understand where and how California practice differs from Federal practice to … Read more

Caltrans Approval of New Bridge Railing with Sidewalk

The Division of Engineering Services (DES) has issued a memorandum approving a new bridge railing with a sidewalk.  The memorandum provides information with regard to the new Bridge Standard Detail Sheets (XS).  The new sheets are: XS16-110-1 Concrete Barrier Type 732SW – Details No. 1 (pdf) XS16-110-1 Concrete Barrier Type 732SW – Details No. 1 (dgn) XS16-110-2 Concrete … Read more