Supplemental Guidance for Emergency Opening and Permanent Restoration work on Local Assistance Projects – 2018 Update

In response to the severe winter storms that affected California during December 2016 and January 2017, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued a letter to Caltrans, in March 2017, granting conditional approval to local agencies to proceed with permanent repairs, under emergency opening (EO) procedures, for their Emergency Relief (ER) projects associated with the two winter storms.  … Read moreSupplemental Guidance for Emergency Opening and Permanent Restoration work on Local Assistance Projects – 2018 Update

2018 LAPM & LAPG Released

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has released the 2018 updates of the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) and the Local Assistance Program Guidelines (LAPG). Below is a summary of the significant revisions. Comments and suggestions for improvement to the LAPM may be submitted to Kamal Sah, Publications Manager, Division of Local Assistance, at Kamal.Sah@dot.ca.gov. To receive notifications of … Read more2018 LAPM & LAPG Released

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Training Resource

What’s an ITS project? Is my ITS project exempt, low-risk, or high-risk? What’s this picture above about? Depending on how it has been classified, the implementation and oversight process of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) projects may be different than the traditional roadway construction projects you’re familiar with . Because of the high failure of these … Read moreIntelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Training Resource