FHWA Approves Local Assistance Procedures for Construction Manager and General Contractor

On March 13, 2019, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) approved the Local Assistance Procedures for Construction Manager and General contractor. FHWA provided guidance to Caltrans while developing the procedures and approves them for use on Federal-Aid locally administered projects. View the Local Assistance Procedures for Construction Manager and General contractor under Local Assistance Policies and … Read moreFHWA Approves Local Assistance Procedures for Construction Manager and General Contractor

Delivering Big Results with Mini Roundabouts

The ITE International Roundabout Committee is hosting a webinar on “Delivering Big Results with Mini Roundabouts” during their quarterly meeting on April 3, 2019 at 11am PDT. Mark McCulloch, P.E., will be presenting. This webinar is part of their 2019 Affordable Roundabout Series. Delivering Big Results with Mini Roundabouts WebinarWednesday, April 3, 201911am – 12:30pm … Read moreDelivering Big Results with Mini Roundabouts

Filing a Complaint Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has updated their Title VI Website on Filing a Complaint. The website provides guidance to local agencies for processing complaints filed under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI). Check out the updated Title VI Filing a Compliant website.

Virtual Public Involvement

The Federal Highway Administration is beginning a new series highlighting innovative and proven public involvement techniques for transportation plans and projects. Public involvement tools and practices have expanded and shifted dramatically over the past decade due to changes in communications, technology, and lifestyles. This new series will include short videos, fact sheets and webinars. For … Read moreVirtual Public Involvement

Attend Webinar on Pavement Preservation and Road Edge Stabilization

FHWA Center for Local-Aid is hosting a webinar on Pavement Preservation and Road Edge Stabilization on April 4, 2019. Webinar topics include: Pavement Preservation – Overview of the National Park Service experience of pavement preservation and the measurable change they have achieved over the last ten years and what tools were used. Presented by Steve … Read moreAttend Webinar on Pavement Preservation and Road Edge Stabilization

Indirect Cost Rate (ICR) Documentation Submission Update

Effective immediately, Exhibit 10-A, “A&E Consultant Financial Document Review Request,” of the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM), is modified to include the requirement of all prime and subconsultants on contracts of $150,000 or more to provide an indirect cost rate schedule and a labor cost summary. This updated Exhibit 10-A and all LAPM forms can … Read moreIndirect Cost Rate (ICR) Documentation Submission Update

Outreach Events for the CA Strategic Highway Safety Plan 2020 – 2024

Attend one of six outreach events scheduled around the State for the development of the California Strategic Highway Safety Plan 2020 – 2024 (SHSP). Working in concert with federal, tribal, State, regional, local, and private sector safety stakeholders, the SHSP will identify key safety strategies that have the greatest potential to save lives and prevent … Read moreOutreach Events for the CA Strategic Highway Safety Plan 2020 – 2024

Maximizing Pavement Life Class

The Asphalt Institute is hosting a new course on Maximizing Pavement Life in San Jose, CA on April 1 – 3, 2019. The course is designed to provide up-to-date information to agencies, engineers and roadway supervisors responsible for delivering quality roadways for the traveling public. State-of-the-art technology and proven best practices will be presented at … Read moreMaximizing Pavement Life Class

Geotechnical Focused Webinars

Every Day Counts 5 (EDC-5) is hosting a webinar on Advanced Geotechnical Methods in Exploration (A-Game). A-Game is about mitigating risks to project schedule, budget, and improving reliability by optimizing geotechnical site characterization using proven, effective exploration methods and practices. Participants will learn how to use a toolbox of underutilized subsurface exploration tools that will … Read moreGeotechnical Focused Webinars

EDC-5 Weather-Responsive Management Strategies

Weather-Responsive Management Strategies is an initiative of Every Day Counts Round 5. Learn more about it in the article below from FHWA EDC News on February 14, 2019, where it was the Innovation of the Month. Road weather data helps transportation agencies implement the most effective response plans for maintaining safety and mobility during adverse … Read moreEDC-5 Weather-Responsive Management Strategies