California Department of Transportation

Local Assistance Program Guidelines—LAPG (Interim)


Important Notice:  The LAPG was migrated to "Web-based only"guidance on June 16, 2014. Please refer to the links below as appropriate.


List of Chapters:

Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview [Will be updated]
Chapter 2: Financing the Federal-Aid Highway Program [Will be updated]
Chapter 3: Federal-Aid Routes & Functional Classifications [ Refer to for information or for maps ]
Chapter 4: Surface Transportation Program (STP) [ Refer to ]
Chapter 5: Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) [ Refer to or ]
Chapter 6: Highway Bridge Program (HBP)
Chapter 7: Seismic Safety Retrofit
Chapter 8: Transportation Enhancement (TE) [ No longer funded. Refer to ]
Chapter 9: Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) [ Refer to ]
Chapter 10:
High Risk Rural Roads Program [Refer to]
Chapter 11: Emergency Relief [Refer to ]
Chapter 12: Other Federal Programs [Refer to ]
Chapter 13: Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Program [Refer to ]
Chapter 14: Traffic Congestion Relief Program (TCRP) [No longer funded. Contact for information ]
Chapter 15: Formerly State and Local Transportation Partnership Program (SLTPP) [Deleted]
Chapter 16: Blank (Reserved for Future Use). Formerly Traffic Systems Management (TSM) [Deleted]
Chapter 17: Blank (Reserved for Future Use). Formerly TSM Match Funds. [Deleted]
Chapter 18: Optional Federal Exchange and State Match Programs
Chapter 19: Blank (Reserved for Future Use). Formerly Grade Separation [Deleted]
Chapter 20: Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) [Refer to ]
Chapter 21: Bicycle Transportation Account (BTA) [Refer to ]
Chapter 22: Active Transportation Program (ATP) [Refer to ]
Chapter 23: Local Agency STIP Projects [Refer to ]
Chapter 24: Federal Safe Routes to School (SRTS) [Refer to ]
Appendix A Financial Guidelines for Local Agency Reimbursement
Appendix B Financing the State Funded Highway Program
If you have any questions or comments, please contact the DLA Publication Manager.



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