Local Agency Guidelines (LAG) manual

The Local Agency Guidelines manual provides policies and standards for local agencies to follow when using Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funds for transportation projects. Updating the manual is a continual process. Questions, observations and recommendations are invited.

Latest revision

The latest revision of the Local Agency Guidelines manual is available. It can be viewed in its entirety, or in individual chapters.

Project management review

In order to be certain local agencies are administering FHWA funds in reasonable compliance with the Local Agency Guidelines (LAG), Local Programs will perform procedural reviews on selected local agency ad-and-award projects.

The reviews will cover:

 

Traction tires are a special type of tire

manufactured with at least 1/8 of an inch tread. Traction tires are usually marked with a mountain/snowflake symbol, the letters M+S or “All Season.”

Carry chains, practice before leaving

Requiring chains keeps traffic moving during storms rather than closing a pass or roadway.

Prep your car. Fill up your gas tank,

pack jumper cables, ice scraper, warm clothing, snacks and water.