Webinar: Data-Driven Safety Analysis (DDSA) for Local Roads

Severe crashes are often widely dispersed over local and rural road networks.  Systemic analysis identifies locations that are at risk for severe crashes, even if there is not a high crash frequency. This webinar will present low-cost countermeasures and useful tools to analyze crash and roadway data to predict the safety impacts and allow local … Read more

Load and Resistance Factor Design Methodology for Bridges

UC Berkeley, Tech Transfer is offering the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Methodology for Bridges course for the first time in 2 years. This is a two-day hands-on training course that combines lectures, class exercises on real-world bridge design problems, class discussions, and Q&A. This course is recommended for bridge engineers and technicians throughout California who wish to understand … Read more

FHWA “Concrete Clips” Video Series

The Federal Highway Administration’s Office of Infrastructure is developing a series of informational videos on topics of interest in concrete technology to aid technology transfer. The “Concrete Clips” video series will provide a concise overview of the subject to present key information about the subject. The videos are to serve as a source of information, … Read more

Resident Engineers Academy and the Federal Aid Series

Seats are filling up quickly for the 2017/18 Resident Engineers Academy and Federal Aid Series. Sign up for one of the following open classes today. Resident Engineers Academy – Contact your District Training Coordinator or DLAE for enrollment January 8-11, 2018, Caltrans District 3 Office, Marysville  – *Waiting List Only* March 12-15, 2018, CSU Monterey Bay, City Center, Salinas – *Waiting List Only* … Read more

Caltrans Subsidized Courses for Local Agencies from UC Berkeley

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance provides funding to UC Berkeley, Tech Transfer, to allow local agencies a reduced rate on several transportation-related courses.   Check out our current list of open subsidized classes below.   Class suggestions?  Please email pauline.cueva@dot.ca.gov. UC Berkeley, Tech Transfer Subsidized Courses Code Title Dates Location TE-24 Traffic Signal Diagnostics and … Read more

A&E 10-C Training Webinar Recording

A recording of the A&E Exhibit 10-C 2-Hour Intensive training webinar is now available, along with a PDF of the presentation and all accompanying handouts. This webinar recording discusses the revised Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Exhibit 10-C Consultant Contract Reviewers Checklist and the new procedure in effect requiring all agencies to obtain acceptance of Exhibit 10-C … Read more

Final Approved Earmark Repurposing Project List

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has completed their approval of California’s Earmark Repurposing transfer requests for 2017. Below is the list of approved projects with the appropriate funding (with Federal Program Codes). Once funds have been programmed into the FSTIP, agencies may begin working with their District Local Assistance Engineers (DLAEs) to process Requests for … Read more

Revised Historic Property Survey Report (HPSR) Now Available

Catrans has revised its Historic Property Survey Report (HPSR) short form and narrative report format.  Both have been posted to the Caltrans templates page at http://www.dot.ca.gov/env/cultural/templates.html.  Any HPSRs not already submitted to Caltrans for review MUST be in the new format. If you have any comments or questions, please contact your district cultural resources staff.

Draft California Transportation Asset Management Plan (TAMP) Open for Public Comment

The Draft California Transportation Asset Management Plan is open for public comment.  Comments are due by November 24, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. and should be submitted using the survey link below: Draft TAMP Survey For more information on the Draft California Transportation Asset Management Plan, please visit the Caltrans Transportation Asset Management webpage at http://www.dot.ca.gov/assetmgmt/.