The Local Agency Program or “LAP” Workshop is a triennial class that offers an overview of Federal-aid Highway and Local Agency Programs changes or areas of special emphasis identified through audits or increase in frequency in the programs. These sessions are presented by functional area experts from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Florida Division Office. Presenters incorporate examples from LAP projects as applicable. Attendance is required for LAP certified local agencies per the Local Programs Manual Chapter 7.
- Required attendees: Local Agency Responsible Charge
- Recommended attendees: Project managers, agency staff and their consultants responsible for development and delivery of LAP projects
Part 1 of 4 – Right of Way and Office of Environmental Management (4/20/2022, 2pm – 4pm)
In the first hour of this session, FDOT and FHWA will discuss Right of Way Requirements, Temporary Easements vs. Permanent Easements, License Agreements, and Donations. In hour two, staff from the Office of Environmental Management (OEM) will be on hand to discuss Project Commitment Records, NEPA Certifications, and the SLIP Study.
Part 2 of 4 – GIS and Roadway Characteristics Inventory (4/21/2022, 2pm – 4pm)
In hour one of this session, FDOT staff will discuss the Local Programs application and present the GIS LAP mapping application with a demonstration. In the second hour, we will cover the Roadway Characteristics Inventory (RCI), including data collection requirements for Off-System/Off-Federal Aid Roadways, as well as the current process defined in the WP instruction and RCI system to collect feedback.
Part 3 of 4 – State Maintenance Office Overview and FHWA Updates (4/27/2022, 9am – 11am)
In the first hour of this session, the FDOT State Maintenance Office (SMO) will discuss Commercial Inspections and other various topics. In hour two, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) staff will be on hand to discuss the latest updates from FHWA.
Part 4 of 4 – Roundtable Q&A and Information Sharing (4/28/2022, 10am – 12pm)
In this session, staff from the Florida Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) Center, FDOT LAP Community of Practice (CoP), and other stakeholders will be on hand to discuss the resources available to local agencies. We will end this session with a Roundtable Q&A and Information Sharing session with various presenters and District staff.
This webinar series is provided at no cost and will award a certificate to those fully attending and completing the webinar. Professional Development Hours will be provided to those that request these during registration. Each session in the series will award 2.0 PDHs, and a total of 8.0 PDHs can be earned for fully attending all sessions. Space is limited and Florida local agencies are being given first priority!
LAP Virtual Workshop 2022
4-Part Webinar Series
Note – you must register for each part individually
Part 1 of 4
ROW and Office of Environmental Management
DATE: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
TIME: 2:00 to 4:00 PM (ET)
Part 2 of 4
GIS and Roadway Characteristics Inventory
DATE: Thursday, April 21, 2022
TIME: 2:00 to 4:00 PM (ET)
Part 3 of 4
SMO Overview and FHWA Updates
DATE: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
TIME: 9:00 to 11:00 AM (ET)