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

2017 Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Released

Caltrans Division of Local Assistance is pleased to present the 2017 edition of the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM). This 2017 edition incorporates all updates, changes, Office Bulletins and Local Programs Procedures.   Beginning with this release, new editions of the LAPM will now be presented on an annual basis in January of each year. … Read more2017 Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) Released

LPP 16-03, LAPM Manual Update

The Caltrans Division of Local Assistance has issued Local Program Procedures (LPP) 16-03 which has been recently incorporated into the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM).  Specifically, LPP 16-03 has impacted the following chapters: Chapter 2, Roles and Responsibilities Chapter 3, Project Authorization Chapter 5, Invoicing Chapter 10, Consultant Selection Chapter 12, Plans, Specifications, & Estimate Chapter 15, Advertise and Award Project Chapter 16, … Read moreLPP 16-03, LAPM Manual Update

LPP 16-02 Update of Chapter 11, “Design Guidance”

Significant changes have been made to Chapter 11, “Design Guidance,” of the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM). Design standards, regulations, laws, external guidance, and references have been changed since the last update and Caltrans’ emphasis on context solutions and flexible design philosophy has advanced. Chapter 11 has been rewritten in its entirety for clarity and … Read moreLPP 16-02 Update of Chapter 11, “Design Guidance”

LPP 16-01 Technical Changes

Local Programs Procedure (LPP) 16-01 has been issued by Caltrans Division of Local Assistance to incorporate miscellaneous clarifications and corrections made by previous LPP’s and Office Bulletins. The following Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM) chapters and exhibits have been updated: Chapter 2, Roles and Responsibilities, and Exhibit 2-B Chapter 3, Project Authorization, and Exhibits 3-A, B, … Read moreLPP 16-01 Technical Changes

Attend Caltrans A&E Indirect Cost Rate and Contract Audit and Review Presentation

Join Caltrans Division of Audits & Investigation’s for a presentation on A&E Indirect Cost Rate and Contract Audit and Review. Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Caltrans District 5 Office, Sycamore Room 50 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA  93401 9:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Topics to be covered: FAR Compliant Indirect Cost Rate (ICR) Target Audience:  … Read moreAttend Caltrans A&E Indirect Cost Rate and Contract Audit and Review Presentation

Updated LAPM Exhibit 13-B, RW Certification

LAPM Exhibit 13-B, Right of Way Certification Local Assistance Project, was recently updated to reflect Rights of Entry policy changes. The update was issued and explained through Division of Local Assistance Office Bulletin 15-03: Effective immediately, the use of Rights of Entry are limited to emergency and exceptional situations only and require pre-approval from the … Read moreUpdated LAPM Exhibit 13-B, RW Certification

New-Look LAPM

If you’ve recently visited the Local Assistance website for the Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM), you’ll notice that all chapters1 have been revised1: The changes made were solely formatting. The new, consistent format was developed to provide the foundation for regular updates (every January and July) of the manual. Although the chapters look different, it should be noted that the contents of … Read moreNew-Look LAPM