POLICY UPDATE: FHWA Approval of A&E Consultants in a Management Support Role

All Local Public Agencies that solicit to hire A&E consultant(s) in a management support role must obtain FHWA approval prior to contract execution. This authority is not delegated to Caltrans. Please refer to DLA-OB-17-01 A&E Consultants in a Management Support Role below for more information. DLA-OB 17-01 A&E Consultants in a Management Support Role Attachment … 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

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