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

Delivering Big Results with Mini Roundabouts

The ITE International Roundabout Committee is hosting a webinar on “Delivering Big Results with Mini Roundabouts” during their quarterly meeting on April 3, 2019 at 11am PDT. Mark McCulloch, P.E., will be presenting. This webinar is part of their 2019 Affordable Roundabout Series. Delivering Big Results with Mini Roundabouts WebinarWednesday, April 3, 201911am – 12:30pm … Read moreDelivering Big Results with Mini Roundabouts

Geotechnical Focused Webinars

Every Day Counts 5 (EDC-5) is hosting a webinar on Advanced Geotechnical Methods in Exploration (A-Game). A-Game is about mitigating risks to project schedule, budget, and improving reliability by optimizing geotechnical site characterization using proven, effective exploration methods and practices. Participants will learn how to use a toolbox of underutilized subsurface exploration tools that will … Read moreGeotechnical Focused Webinars

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

Pavement Preservation When/Where

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), as part of Every Day Counts 4 (EDC-4) is hosting a webinar on Pavement Preservation When/Where. Be able to quantify the effects of preservation on pavement performance, starting with the definition and selection of the right performance measures and associated pavement condition metrics, triggers and thresholds. Follow a four-step procedure … Read morePavement Preservation When/Where

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

Project Bundling Webinar from FHWA

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Center for Local-Aid Support is offering a webinar on Project Bundling. By using project bundling to award a single contract for several similar projects in preservation, rehabilitation, or replacements, agencies can streamline design and construction, cut costs, and decrease project backlogs. Thursday, February 7, 201910am to 11:30am PST Click Here … Read moreProject Bundling Webinar from FHWA

Attend a Safety Peer Exchange for Local Agencies

Are you involved in your agency’s safety program or HSIP applications? Caltrans, along with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the California Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), is hosting a 1 & 1/2 day Local Agency Peer Exchange on February 5th and 6th in Sacramento. If you are involved with your agency’s safety program or … Read moreAttend a Safety Peer Exchange for Local Agencies

New Technical Brief “Hydraulic Considerations for Shallow Foundation Abutments” from FHWA

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released a Memorandum implementing the new Technical Brief (TechBrief) “Hydraulic Considerations for Shallow Foundation Abutments.”  The TechBrief provides programmatic and technical considerations for evaluating and mitigating abutment scour at bridges with shallow foundations.  This information supersedes certain materials on shallow foundations in two FHWA Hydraulic Engineering Circulars (HEC-18 “Evaluating … Read moreNew Technical Brief “Hydraulic Considerations for Shallow Foundation Abutments” from FHWA