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

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

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

Roadway Safety Training

The California LTAP Center is hosting a series of free classes on Roadway Safety. Check them out and sign up below. For more information, email the CA LTAP Center at californialtap@csus.edu. Roadway Safety Plus, March 5, 8am to 12pm – Register Here This course will focus on roadway construction safety and includes an introduction of … Read moreRoadway Safety Training

Project Delivery Classes in Redding in March

The Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP) is offering classes for tribes and local agencies in Redding, California. Check out the list of classes in March below, including online classes. Click here for a list of all their upcoming classes through May. Classroom (Redding, CA) PROJECT DELIVERY: Getting Your Project Started | March 26 PROJECT DELIVERY: Introduction … Read moreProject Delivery Classes in Redding in March

Data Safety Mining to Support your Roadway Safety Plan

The FHWA Center for Local Aid Support is hosting a webinar on February 21st on Data Mining to support your Roadway Safety Plan. The webinar will list numerous safety data types and their relevance to roadway safety, define systemic safety, and list three low cost roadway safety solutions. Data Safety Mining WebinarThursday, February 21, 201910:00am … Read moreData Safety Mining to Support your Roadway Safety Plan

Webinar on Practical Design Principles for Affordable Roundabouts

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is conducting a webinar on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM PT that will discuss how practical design principles can be used to help agencies afford roundabouts. While roundabouts have proven useful for pedestrians, transit users, and commuters, they have received complaints regarding their expense. Presenters … Read moreWebinar on Practical Design Principles for Affordable Roundabouts

2019 LAPM and LAPG Released

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has released the 2019 Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) and the 2019 Local Assistance Program Guidelines (LAPG). The LAPM helps California local agencies scope, organize, design, construct and maintain their public transportation facilities when participating in Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funded federal-aid or state funding. The manual describes the processes, … Read more2019 LAPM and LAPG Released