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:

 

8,683 animals crossed the Snoqualmie Pass East Project area

as recorded by WSDOT and partners in 2020 and 2021.

46% increase in Amtrak Cascades ridership to 251,000 passengers

in 2021 compared to 172,000 in 2020.

Nine wetland and stream mitigation sites across 32.7 acres added

to our monitoring program in 2021 to help offset climate change impacts.