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

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

Caltrans Statewide Independent Assurance Database (SIAD)

Need to verify the certifications of material testers and labs? The Statewide Independent Assurance Database (SIAD) is a web application that serves as a central repository for statewide Independent Assurance (IA) data pertaining to IA staff, testing personnel, and laboratories.  The SIAD provides instant access to statewide IA accreditations, certifications and proficiencies. Search Labs and … Read more

Safe Harbor Rate Test and Evaluation Period Extended Again

NOTICE TO LOCAL AGENCIES AND A&E CONSULTING FIRMS WITH FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUNDED PROJECTS – AUGUST 16, 2017 Beginning in July 1, 2013, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) initiated a Safe Harbor Cost Rate Test and Evaluation program for Architectural and Engineering (A&E) consulting firms involved in federal-aid highway funded projects in 12 designated states, … Read more

RFI Released for SGC’s California Climate Investments Outreach & Technical Assistance Program

The Strategic Growth Council (SGC) has released a Request for Information (RFI) for SGC’s California Climate Investments (CCI) Outreach & Technical Assistance Program. If you are interested in providing technical assistance to applicants for any of the State’s California Climate Investment programs, please register online at the California State Contracts Register website. Responses are due to the SGC no later than April … Read more

Take our A&E Contract Training Survey

Architecture & Engineering (A&E) Contract Training is one of the many tools the Division of Local Assistance provides to local agencies. The goal of this survey is to collect feedback that allows us to focus on your agencies’ needs pertaining to the success of procuring A&E consultant contracts. Please click the icon below to complete our short … Read more

2017 Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Released

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is pleased to present the 2017 edition of the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM). This 2017 edition incorporates all updates, changes, Office Bulletins and Local Programs Procedures.   Beginning with this release, new editions of the LAPM will now be presented on an annual basis in January of each year. … Read more

FHWA Bicycle-Pedestrian Count Technology Pilot Project

The final Summary Report: FHWA Bicycle-Pedestrian Count Technology Pilot Project is now available.  The report summarizes the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)’s one-year Bicycle-Pedestrian Count Technology Pilot Project. The purpose of the pilot project was to increase the organizational and technical capacity of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) to establish and operate effective bicycle and pedestrian count … Read more