Proposal Writing for Innovation in Highway Transportation Projects

The thought of writing a proposal can be overwhelming, but the task does not have to be daunting. The Center for Local-aid Support (CLAS) is hosting a seminar to assist you in leveraging funding assistance through FHWA’s Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration program.  CLAS wants your agency to be prepared. Presenters will answer questions such … Read more

Attend FHWA Webinar on Asset Management Plan Final Rule

On October 24, 2016, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published a Notice of Final Rulemaking in the Federal Register to address new requirements established by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). They are: A requirement for States to develop and implement risk-based asset management plans for the National Highway System … Read more

Local HSIP Cycle 8 Call for Projects Announced

The Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) is a core federal-aid program for the purpose of achieving a significant reduction in fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads. On May 9, 2016, Caltrans Division of Local Assistance announced HSIP Cycle 8 Call for Projects. The deadline to submit applications for this Call for Projects is … Read more

SSARP Phase 2 Call-for-applications and Local HSIP Cycle 8 Webinar

Systemic Safety Analysis Report Program (SSARP) Phase 2 Call-for-applications Caltrans announced SSARP Phase 2 Call for Applications on April 21, 2016. The application due date is Friday, May 27, 2016.  If an agency has submitted an application during Phase 1, they should not submit a new application since unselected applications from Phase 1 will be … Read more

Call for Applications for Systemic Safety Analysis Report Program

Systemic Safety Analysis Report Program Call for Applications The Systemic Safety Analysis Report Program announced a call for applications on February 16, 2016. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, March 25, 2016. $10 million from the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) was set aside and exchanged for state funds to implement a new safety analysis program, … Read more

Office Bulletin 16-01 – Implementation of Cargo Preference Act Requirements

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued a policy memorandum regarding the applicability of the Cargo Preference Act (CPA) to the Federal-aid Highway Program. To comply with the CPA requirements and implementing regulations, the Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has issued Office Bulletin 16-01 to provide local agencies the required contract clause for all federally funded construction contracts awarded after February 15, 2016. For additional information, … Read more