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

A&E – RFP and RFQ Templates for Local Agencies

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is developing tools to assist local agencies in procuring Architectural and Engineering (A&E) contracts. We’ve just posted  on our Consultant Selection and Procurement web page three templates you will find helpful when writing Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Request for Qualifications (RFQ). Check them out  in the links below. RFP – Example … Read more

Caltrans A&E Procurement Online Training

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has created online on-demand training to provide local agencies assistance with procuring architectural and engineering consulting contracts. The online training is broken down into 5 modules which follow the 5 steps of the procurement process.  Modules 1-3 have been completed and are available on our training webpage now.  Modules 4 and … Read more

Safe Harbor Cost Rate Test and Evaluation Program Extended

NOTICE TO LOCAL AGENCIES AND A&E CONSULTING FIRMS WITH FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY FUNDED PROJECTS  Beginning 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, including California. The FHWA established … Read more

New Caltrans Consultant Selection and Procurement Web Page

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance recently launched a new web page to assist local agencies with Consultant Selection and Procurement. This web page contains important information and guidance on the consultant procurement process related to federal-aid highway program funded projects. Consultant services contracts funded in whole, or in part, with federal-aid program funds must be procured … Read more