LTAP classes for local agencies

LTAP classes are open to employees of cities, counties, tribes, ports, transit agencies, WSDOT and other state agencies, consultants, contractors, and out-of-state public agencies.

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Classes fill quickly, most with limited seats. Please register only if you will attend, and notify early if you must cancel. Some classes take only two per agency, to provide spots to more agencies.

Please Note: coffee, refreshments and meals are not provided for WSDOT LTAP classes (a Washington State agency, prohibited in RCW3926). Please be prepared to provide your own, considering class location and times.

Current LTAP Classes

WSDOT Design Documentation Training (pdf 24 kb)
Based on the WSDOT Design Manual (Not the Local Agency Guidelines Manual)
Wed, Feb. 19 (Yakima)
Cost: Free. 4 hour class. See Brochure linked in title for more details and exact times for each location.

FHWA Contract Administration Core Curriculum (pdf 23 kb)
Two-day course reviews Federal-aid requirements and policy, plus provides familiarity with Contract Administration Core Curriculum Manual.
Tue & Wed, Feb. 25-26 (Olympia)
Cost: $125.  16 hour class. See Brochure linked in title for more details and exact times for each location.

WSDOT Work Zone Traffic Control Design (pdf 27 kb)
These are WSDOT internal classes with spots available to Local Agencies.
Mar. 3 & 4 (Vancouver)
Mar. 24 & 25 (Tumwater)
Apr. 21 & 22 (Moses Lake)
Cost: Free. 16 hour class. See Brochure linked in title for more details and exact times for each location.

Bridge Inventory Coding (pdf 56 kb)
Training for coding on bridges contained in the National Bridge Inventory (NBI).
RESCHEDULED for April 7, 8 & 9 (Tumwater)
Cost: Free. 18 hour class. See Brochure linked in title for more details and exact times for each location.

Bridge Condition Inspection Fundamentals - BCIF (pdf 19 kb)
Training for a basic knowledge of bridges and bridge inspection skills.
Feb. 4, 5 & 6 (Olympia)
Cost: Free.  18 hour class. See Brochure linked in title for more details and exact times for each location.

Bridge Condition Inspection Updates - BCIU (pdf 28 kb)
Information for local agency bridge program personnel based on the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS).
Feb. 12 & 13 (Moses Lake)
Feb. 26 & 27 (Olympia)
Cost: Free.  18 hour class. See Brochure linked in title for more details and exact times for each location.

Negotiating Construction Change Orders and Implementing Best Practices for Construction Administration (pdf 18 kb)
Training to improve construction change order negotiation skills.
Thu, Feb. 20 (Olympia)
Cost: $100.  7 hour class.  See Brochure linked in the title for more details and location.

FHWA - NHI Modern Roundabouts: Intersections Designed for Safety (pdf 18 kb)
Training on the benefits of modern roundabouts, and info to plan and consider projects.
Tue, Mar. 3, 2020 (Tumwater)
Cost: Free. 8 hour class. See Brochure linked in title for more details and exact times for each location.

2020 Annual Local Agency Right of Way Meetings (pdf 26 kb)
Meetings in several locations with program updates, best management practices, and training for ROW activities on federal aid transportation projects.
Feb. 4 (Federal Way); Feb. 5 (Everett); Feb. 18 (Tacoma); Feb. 19 (Vancouver); Mar. 3 (Spokane); Mar. 4 (Yakima); Mar. 5 (Wenatchee)
Cost: Free. 6 hour class. See Brochure linked in title for more details and exact times for each location.

Bridge Condition Inspection Training - BCIT (pdf 25 kb)
Two week course to provide extensive training on the condition inspection of in-services bridges. (Olympia)
Week 1: Mar. 16 - 20
Week 2: Mar. 30 - Apr. 3

Cost: Free.  72 hour class. See Brochure linked in title for more details and exact times for each location.

Free Access to AASHTO-TC3 Training (American Assoc. of State Hwy & Transportation Officials - Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council) - FHWA and AASHTO have partnered to provide local and tribal transportation professionals free access to the TC3 library of training. Local and tribal practitioners everywhere will now have 24/7 access to 120 online training modules in construction, maintenance, and materials. https://store.transportation.org/ (Use Promo Code: D5X3-B3D9-52CB-4XCX )

Free Web-Based Training from the National Highway Institute (NHI). In celebration of 50 years of service, NHI is giving back to transportation professionals with an opportunity for quality training. https://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/course-search?tab=0&typ=3&res=1

WSDOT Construction Classes (pdf 40 kb) Please check the online Registration Form dropdown menu for current postings of class titles, dates and locations. Topics scheduled throughout the year include: Construction Inspection Documentation; Construction Materials Acceptance & Approval; Drainage Inspection; Excavation & Embankment Inspection; HMA Inspection; BST Inspection. Only a few spots per class are generally open to local agencies, so please only register no more than 2 per agency to give others the opportunity for a spot.

 
Reminder- Please Note: coffee, refreshments and meals are not authorized for LTAP and WSDOT classes. Please be prepared to provide your own.

For more information:
Contact the LTAP Training Center:  360-705-7355  LTAPtraining@wsdot.wa.gov