The primary goal of the program is to increase the efficiency of project delivery for local transportation projects that utilize state and federal funds by helping local agency personnel understand and implement requirements associated with these programs.
Day 2 Schedule
Thursday, June 8, 2017
8:00am - 4:00pm (7 PDHs)
Intended for: local agency personnel who will be serving as the responsible charge on LPA projects; local agency personnel responsible for selecting and managing design engineering or construction inspection consultant services and local agency personnel involved in any aspect of LPA project oversight including plan review and submittal to DOTD. Administrative and financial managers with responsibility for processing engineer and contractor invoices and submittal of reimbursement requests as well as maintaining required documentation should also attend.
This class includes the requirements for design and construction of projects using the Local Public Agency funding programs available through DOTD and FHWA from beginning to closeout. Guidance on getting a construction project from preliminary design to construction letting through construction and closeout will be presented. Specific topics to improve the project process include: procuring design engineers; managing the design process to meet DOTD and FHWA requirements; managing and oversight of the preparation and submittal of Plans, Specifications and Estimates (PSE); understanding the bid and construction process; and oversight of construction, engineering, and inspection will be addressed. In addition, required project documentation, administration, and invoicing and reimbursement will be covered.