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 - June 2020

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:

 

14 fish passage projects were completed in 2020

improving access to 54.2 miles of upstream habitat.

11,959 incidents responded to

by WSDOT’s incident Response teams during second quarter of 2021, 15% more than same quarter in 2020.

41 Pre-existing Funds Projects Advertised

during the eighth quarter of the 2019-2021 biennium.