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

Upcoming TRB Webinars on Pavement, NEPA Process and More

The Transportation Research Board has several webinars scheduled through November on various transportation-related topics. Check out their full list of upcoming webinars on topics such as: Pavement Preservation Warm Mix Asphalt Pavement Expediting the NEPA Process Geotech Tools Materials Quality Assurance Roundabouts for State Highways Automated Vehicles Communicating Technical Topics Interchange Loop Ramps and Pavement/Shoulder … Read more

Webinar on A&E Consultant Contract Compliance

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is hosting an online webinar on Architectural & Engineering (A&E) Consultant Contract Compliance. The revised Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Form 10-C Consultant Contract Reviewer’s Checklist will be introduced accompanied by the new procedure. This new procedure went into effect October 1, 2017, requiring all agencies to obtain acceptance of … Read more

Resident Engineers Academy Registration Now Open

The 2017/18 schedule for the Resident Engineers Academy is now available. This class is offered to California’s local agencies by Caltrans Division of Local Assistance and the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP). If you are interested in attending, please contact your District Local Assistance Engineer (DLAE) or District Training Coordinator. This is a high-demand class so attendance is … Read more

FHWA Resilience Webinar Series

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is holding several webinars discussing the results of four different resilience-focused projects conducted in cooperation with its State and local partners. FHWA developed information, examples and lessons learned on integrating resilience concerns into planning, project development and project engineering. Upcoming Resilience Webinar Topics: Synthesis of Approaches for Addressing Resilience in Project … Read more

Burned Area Emergency Release Webinar

Join the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) for a webinar on Burned Area Emergency Relief (BAER) Cost Reduction Strategies for Low Volume Roads. Learn how to protect your roadway embankments from erosion due to flooding and overtopping after a devastating forest fire. This webinar is open to all agencies including Tribes, FLMAs, and Local Agencies. Presenter: Mark Russell, … Read more

Roadway Departure Safety Workshop

Attend a Local Roadway Departure Safety Workshop in Hanford from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017. This is the last one of a series of four workshops. Local Roadway Departure Safety Workshop Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 8:30am – 3:30pm at Kings County Government Center 1400 W. Lacey Blvd., Hanford, CA 93230 Register … Read more

Webinar on Solutions for Aging Low-Volume Road Bridges

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is conducting a webinar on Solutions for Aging Low-Volume Road Bridges that will illustrate ways to repair old bridges, close bridges, and find alternate structures or routes that adhere to budgetary restraints. Presenters will discuss several options, including salvaging old parts, using accelerated bridge construction and modular construction techniques, building … Read more

Attend an FHWA Webinar on Unpaved Road Dust and Stabilization Solutions

Join the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on August 23 for a webinar on Unpaved Road Dust and Stabilization Solutions.  No registration is required. This webinar is open to all agencies including Tribes, FLMAs, and Local Agencies. This webinar will be recorded and posted on-line Topics and Presenters: “Unpaved Road Dust Control and Stabilization Treatment Selection … Read more

2-Hr A&E Consultant Contracts Compliance Training

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is presenting a series of training classes on Architectural & Engineering (A&E) Consultant Contract Compliance. The revised Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Form 10-C Consultant Contract Reviewer’s Checklist will be introduced accompanied by the new procedure. This new procedure will be in effect starting October 1, 2017, requiring all agencies … Read more