Division of Local Assistance Office Bulletins (DLA-OBs)

Important Notice:  The Division of Local Assistance (DLA) Office Bulletins are created to disseminate the most recent policy and procedural changes.  The DLA Office Bulletins supersede specific DLA policy and/or procedural publications, including forms.  Please make sure to review the Office Bulletins prior to referencing the LAPM, LAPG and LPPs to see if any of the bulletins affect these publications.

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Roadmap to update the Local Assistance Procedures Manual

The LAPM roadmap shows the current process by which the manual is updated and maintained based on the direction from the District Local Assistance Engineers, Construction Oversight Engineer, and Headquarters Division of Local Assistance Office Chiefs.

Annual LAPM Roadmap (PDF)

Division of Local Assistance Office Bulletin -- Checklist (DOCX) 10/31/14
Division of Local Assistance Office Bulletin -- Lank Template (DOCX) Revised 01/20/2017
Division of Local Assistance Office Bulletin --Announcement Memo (PDF) 09/29/08

DLA–OB Title

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Date Issued

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DLA-OB 19-01 - Local Assistance Highway Bridge Program Project Delivery Policy
 NA  Eileen Crawford  04/25/19  
LAPG Ch 06
DLA-OB 18-03 - Authorization/Adjustment Requests (PDF)    LAPM-3A Project Authorization /Adjustment Request (PDF)
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David Giongco 11/29/18 LAPM - Ch 03
DLA-OB 15-04 - Local Assistance Highway Bridge Program Bridge Investment Credit (BIC) (PDF)  Attachment 1-Bridge Investment Credit Concept (PDF)
Attachment 2 -Bridge Investment Credit Questions and Answers (PDF)
Attachment 3 -Bridge Investment Credit (BIC) Draft Office Bulletin Comments and questions from Districts and Local Agencies (PDF)
Reza Fereshtehnejad 11/02/15 LAPG - Ch 06
DLA-OB 14-06 - Review of the DBE Contract Goals and Good Faith Efforts - Pilot Study (PDF)  Attachment A - EX. 3A Request for Authorization to Proceed with Preliminary Engineering(Word)
Attachment B - EX. 3B Request for Authorization to Proceed with Right of Way(Word)
Attachment C - EX. 3C Request for Authorization to Proceed with Utility Relocation(Word)
Attachment D - EX. 3D Request for Authorization to Proceed with Construction(Word) 
Henry Wells 09/28/14 LAPM - Ch 9
DLA-OB 13-09 - LAPG Chapter 23-Local Agency STIP Projects (PDF) Attachment - LAPG Chapter 23 - Local Agency STIP Projects (DOCX) Jaime Espinoza 10/31/13 LAPG - Ch 23
DLA-OB 13-07R-Safe Harbor Indirect Cost Rate for Consultant Contracts (PDF) 

Attachment 1R - SHR Consultant Certification of Eligibility: and Contract Costs and Financial Management System (PDF)

Felicia Haslem 07/03/18 LAPM - Ch 10
DLA-OB 13-04 - Highway Safety Improvement Program (PDF) Highway Safety Improvement Program Guidelines (PDF) Ted Davini 04/29/13 LAPG - Ch 9 & 10
DLA-OB 11-14 State-Legislated Safe Routes to School (SR2S) Program (PDF) 

State-Legislated Safe Routes to School (SR2S) Program Guidelines Cycle 10 (PDF)

Application for State-Legislated Safe Routes to School (SR2S) Program Cycle 10 - Application Summary (PDF)

Dawn Foster 12/19/11 LAPG - Ch 24
DLA-OB 11-13 Authorizing Local Federal Funds for Locally-Administered Projects on the State Highway System (PDF)

Attachment A--Authorizing Local Federal Funds for Locally-Administered Projects on the State Highway Under an Environmental or Design Cooperative Agreement (Word) (Revised 08/01/2014)

Attachment B--Authorizing Local Federal Funds for Locally-Administered Projects on the State Highway Under a Right of Way Cooperative Agreement(Word) (Revised 08/01/2014)

Attachment C--Authorizing Local Federal Funds for Locally-Administered Projects on the State Highway Under Construction Cooperative Agreement(Word) (Revised 08/01/2014)

Patrick Louie 12/02/11 LAPM -Ch 2, 3, 4, 7, 12, 13, 15, 16, 19
DLA-OB 11-06-Federal Safe Routes To School (SRTS) Program (PDF)

Chapter 24 - Federal Safe Routes to School Program Guidelines (PDF)

SRTS Program Applications (Cycle 3)

Dawn Foster 4/15/2011 LAPG - Ch 24
DLA-OB 11-02-Local Assistance Highway Bridge Program High Cost Projects Programming Policy and Procedures (PDF)

Exhibit A: Sample Funding Commitment Letter (PDF)

Exhibit B: Sample Funding Sheet for use in Exhibit A (PDF)

Eric Bost 02/24/11 LAPG - Ch 6
DLA-OB 11-01-Local Assistance Highway Bridge Program Project Prioritization Policy (PDF)

None

Eric Bost 02/24/11 LAPG - Ch 6

DLA-OB 10-01 Highway Bridge Programming FTIP Procedures (PDF)

None Eric Bost 01/21/10 LAPG – Ch 6, 7, 12