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Local Agency Guidelines (LAG)

Description: The Local Agency Guidelines Manual provides local agencies with statewide policies and standards to follow when using Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funds for transportation projects. Guidance is provided on how to accomplish the work and document the results incorporating the flexibility options provided by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act-A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU).

December 2013 revision package M 36-63.24 (pdf 295 KB)
October 2013 revision package M 36-63.23 (pdf 7.1 MB)

Individual Chapters / Revision History

  • Publication Number: M 36-63
  • Last Modified: December, 2013
  • Version: M 36-63.24
  • Manual Manager: Stacie Kelsey; 360-705-7383
  • Originator: Highways and Local Programs
  • # of Pages: 694
  • Subject: Guidance for the use of Federal Highway Administration funds for transportation projects
  • Keywords: Local Agency Guidelines, Washington State Department of Transportation Local Agency Guidelines, LAG Manual, WSDOT LAG Manual, federal funds, Federal Highway Administration funds, FHWA funds, transportation projects
  • Related Publications:
    Design Manual M 22-01
    Construction Manual M 41-01
    Standard Specifications 2008 M 41-10
    Standard Plans M 21-01

Local Agency Guidelines Manual Individual Chapters toptop

Contents (pdf 197 KB)

Foreword (pdf 119 KB)

Comment Request Form (pdf 104 KB)


Chapter 11
Introduction (pdf 169 KB)

Chapter 12 FHWA Funding Programs (pdf 346 KB)

Chapter 13 Certification Acceptance Program (pdf 401 KB)

Chapter 14 Developing Projects Using the Local Agency Guidelines 
                    (pdf 422 KB)

Chapter 21 The Project Prospectus (pdf 2.1 MB)

Chapter 22 Local Agency Agreement (pdf 2.8 MB)

Chapter 23 Progress Billing (pdf 388 KB)

Chapter 24 Environmental Processes (pdf 1.2 MB)

Chapter 25 Right of Way Procedures (pdf 1.8 MB)

Chapter 26 Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (pdf 773 KB)

Chapter 27 Equal Employment Opportunity and Training (pdf 252 KB)

Chapter 28 Title VI Program (pdf 790 KB)
Chapter 29 Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilites Act (pdf 190 KB) 


Chapter 31
Using Consultants (pdf 4.2 MB)

Chapter 32 Railroad/Highway Crossing Program (pdf 2.9 MB)

Chapter 33 Emergency Relief Program (pdf 3.7 MB)

Chapter 34 Highway Bridge Program (pdf 595 KB)


Chapter 41
General Project Types (pdf 868 KB)

Chapter 42 City and County Design Standards for Non-NHS Routes 
                    (pdf 631 KB)

Chapter 43 Design Approval (pdf 532 KB)

Chapter 44 Plans, Specifications, and Estimates (pdf 4.9 MB)

Chapter 45 State Advertising and Award Procedures (pdf 204 KB)

Chapter 46 Local Advertising and Award Procedures (pdf 622 KB)


Chapter 51
WSDOT Administered Projects (pdf 142 KB)

Chapter 52 Local Administered Projects (pdf 509 KB)

Chapter 53 Project Closure (pdf 1.2 MB)


Chapter 61
Local Agency Force Projects (pdf 225 KB)


Abbreviations and Glossary
(pdf 343 KB)

List of Forms (pdf 172 KB)
Index (pdf 136 KB)



Revision History toptop

Date

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Revision

2012 December

M 36-63.24

PDF (22.0 MB)

PDF (295 KB)

2013 October

M 36-63.23

PDF (22.0 MB)

PDF (7.1 MB)

2013 July   

M 36-63.22

PDF (25.0 MB)

PDF (265 KB)

2013 June

M 36-63.21

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PDF (599 KB)

2013 April

M 36-63.20

PDF (24.0 MB)

PDF (4.4 MB)

2012 December

M 36-63.19

PDF (28.0 MB)

PDF (548 KB)

2012 October

M 36-63.18

PDF (28.1 MB)

PDF (8.1 MB)

2012 August

M 36-63.17

PDF (27.5 MB)

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2012 July

M 36-63.16

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2012 June

M 36-63.15

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2012 April

M 36-63.14

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2012 January

M 36-63.13

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2012 January

M 36-63.12

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2011 October

M 36-63.11

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PDF (4.8 MB)

2011 April

M 36-63.10

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PDF (3.8 MB)

2010 October

M 36-63.09

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PDF (4.6 MB)

2010 August

M 36-63.08

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2010 April

M 36-63.07

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2009 October

M 36-63.06

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2009 April

M 36-63.05

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2008 October

M 36-63.04

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2008 April

M 36-63.03

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PDF (2.5 MB)

2007 October

M 36-63.02

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2007 April

M 36-63.01

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2006 October

M 36-63

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2006 April

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2005 October

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2005 April

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2004 November

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2004 March

M 36-63

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2003 September

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2003 March

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2002 September

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2002 February

M 36-63

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2001 July

M 36-63

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2001 April

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2000 June

M 36-63

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1999 November

M 36-63

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1999 July

M 36-63

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1998 December

M 36-63

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1998 June

M 36-63

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1997 June

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1996 February

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This abstract was last modified December 2, 2013