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

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

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

Check out ADA.gov’s revamped Technical Assistance Materials Webpage

The U.S. Department of Justice has revamped their Technical Assistance Materials webpage on ADA.gov to make it more organized and user friendly. Materials are now arranged by the relevant Title of the ADA as well as by subject matter covered in the documents. Check out the new look of the page here.  

2018 Annual Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Report Due 8/15/18

This is a reminder of the 2018 Annual Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Report FORM FHWA-1391 due by August 15, 2018.  Background Pursuant of United States Code of Federal Regulations, Title 23, Section 230.121 and federal-aid contract requirement, contractors are required to report annually on the composition of their workforce by race, gender, and job category. … Read more2018 Annual Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Report Due 8/15/18

Earmark Repurposing Update

Caltrans Local Assistance has updated the Earmark project lists and posted on the 2018 Earmark Repurposing website. Look under the Timeline and Projects heading for links to “Earmark Projects with Less than 10% Obligated” and “Earmark Projects with Greater than 10% Obligated” lists, which together outline the earmarks and amounts of funding eligible to be repurposed in … Read moreEarmark Repurposing Update

HSIP Cycle 9 Call for Projects & Webinar Now Open

The Caltrans Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Cycle 9 Call for Projects is now open. Applications are due Friday, August 31, 2018. All applications will be submitted electronically only (no hard copy submissions).  Any submittal after midnight of 8/31/2018 will not be accepted. For questions regarding the call for projects and how to submit an … Read moreHSIP Cycle 9 Call for Projects & Webinar Now Open

Course on Bicycle Transportation: An Introduction to Planning and Design

Join the Active Transportation Resource Center (ATRC), in collaboration with Caltrans, for a new training course on Bicycle Transportation: An Introduction to Planning and Design. This hands-on course challenges you to explore the tools used to assess and evaluate the suitability of a transportation route and facilitate its use by all types of bicyclists. Participants … Read moreCourse on Bicycle Transportation: An Introduction to Planning and Design

Winter Driving Tips

On average, there are over 5,748,000 vehicle crashes each year within the United States. Approximately 22% of these crashes, nearly 1,259,000, are weather-related. This pamphlet, Weathering the Storm, provides important information to help you prepare for driving in winter conditions. Be prepared – Stay Safe.