Division of Local Assistance Office Bulletins (DLA-OBs)

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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 (Word) 10/31/14
Division of Local Assistance Office Bulletin -- Template (Word) Revised 07/30/2019
Division of Local Assistance Office Bulletin --Announcement Memo (PDF) 09/29/08

DLA–OB Title

Attachments

Contact

Date Issued

Impacts

DLA-OB 19-05 - Local Agency Invoicing

LAPM 5-A: Local Agency Invoice(PDF)

Dee Lam 10/01/19 LAPM ch 05
DLA-OB 19-02 - Interim ATP Count Guidance
Interim-ATP Count Methodology Guidance Teresa McWilliam rev. 09/16/19 LAPG Ch 22
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 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 13-07R-Safe Harbor Indirect Cost Rate for Consultant Contracts (PDF) 

Safe Harbor Rate Form 

Felicia Haslem 07/03/18 LAPM - Ch 10
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)

Dawn Foster 4/15/2011 LAPG - Ch 24