Protocols for the Assessment and Repair of Bridge Foundations

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) National Geotechnical Team announced the availability of the completed research report titled “Protocols for the Assessment and Repair of Bridge Foundations” (FHWA-HIF-17-044). This report is intended to provide guidance to bridge owners for preparing for and responding to bridge foundation failures that result in the need to close a bridge … Read moreProtocols for the Assessment and Repair of Bridge Foundations

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 moreFinal Approved Earmark Repurposing Project List

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/.

Army Corps 404 Permit Process

While Local Agencies are responsible for obtaining all required permits independent of Caltrans oversight, be advised, for 404 and 408 permits the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is now requiring a Historic Property Survey Report (HPSR) or Screening Memo with submittal of the permit application. See below for more detailed information on the Army … Read moreArmy Corps 404 Permit Process

SB1 Rebuilding California Website and Logo

Senate Bill 1 (SB1) invests $54 billion over the next decade to fix roads, freeways and bridges in communities across California and puts more dollars toward transit and safety, half of which will go to cities and counties for local road projects. Learn more details of SB1 by visiting the newly launched SB1 website:  www.rebuildingca.ca.gov The … Read moreSB1 Rebuilding California Website and Logo

Next Round of Repurposing Earmarks

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is starting the next round of repurposing earmarks.  To be eligible for repurpose, an earmark must have been designated on or before September 30, 2006, and must be either: Less than 10 percent earmark funds obligated, or Completed and closed if more than 10 percent earmark funds obligated. To be … Read moreNext Round of Repurposing Earmarks

Annual Equal Employment Opportunity Report: FORM FHWA-1391

Construction contractors who perform work on Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) assisted contracts are required to report annually on the composition of their workforce by race, gender, and job category pursuant to Title 23 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part, 230, Subpart A, Section 230.121. This reporting requirement is included in federal-aid contract provisions and … Read moreAnnual Equal Employment Opportunity Report: FORM FHWA-1391

Roadway Departure Safety Workshop

There will be a Local Roadway Departure Safety Workshop in Crescent City from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Monday, July 17th, 2017. Please note that this workshop will also offered in in Hanford (Kings County) on September 27th, 2017. Please mark your calendars if you are interested in attending. Another email will be released … Read moreRoadway Departure Safety Workshop

2017 Project Management Plan Guidance for Major Projects Webinar

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is hosting a webinar on the 2017 Project Management Plan Guidance for Major Projects on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 1:00 p.m to 2:00 p.m ET. The purpose of this webinar is to provide an overview of the updated project management plan guidance for major projects issued by FHWA on … Read more2017 Project Management Plan Guidance for Major Projects Webinar