Caltrans Lunch 'n Learn:

Resident Engineer & Inspector Daily Diaries

FREE Webinar: February 12th, 2024, 12 – 1pm PT

The APWA Sacramento Chapter, Caltrans DLA, and CALTAP invite you to join this free online lunch ‘n learn, designed to inform agency professionals who work with assistant or resident engineer daily reports and inspector diaries.

Planned Discussion Topics

  • Why is daily reporting of construction activities required?
  • What does a daily report include?
  • LAPM 16-C1: Assistant Engineer’s Daily Report
  • LAPM 16-C2: Resident Engineer’s Daily Report
  • Example daily reports
  • Construction oversight engineer findings
  • Daily diaries and audits
  • Flow chart for documenting in the daily diary and creating an
audit documentation trail

Register here or contact us with any questions

WEBINAR: UAS in Transportation Infrastructure

Join FHWA on February 7th, 2024, from 7 to 8:30am for a free webinar on the findings, best practices, and recommendations outlined in a study released by the Global Benchmarking Program (GBP) on the “Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to Enhance the Design, Maintenance, Inspection, and Construction of Transportation Infrastructure”.

Panelists will include domestic and international subject matter experts.

Find out more and register here to attend!

Road Safety Champion Training

Coming Up Online: Take Action Now – Maintaining Safety

January 30th, 8–10am PT (FREE)

NCRRS released its latest training schedule for their Road Safety Champion Program (RSCP), a nationally recognized certificate program designed to build a knowledgeable, safety minded workforce who operate, maintain, and design local roads. RSCP is open to anyone from transportation, public health, and law enforcement who have an interest in roadway safety.

Starting in January, NCRRS is hosting a series of online classes that cover many of RSCP's career-focused modules. Each 2-hour session is free to attend and completion goes towards your becoming RSCP-certified.

Full Spring 2024 Schedule – Register Here

Bridge Investment Program NOFO

FHWA is accepting applications for $9.7B in multi-year funding to improve the nation’s bridges under its Bridge Investment Program “Planning” and “Bridge Project” categories, which fund projects under $100M.

Applications are handled through now through February 19th for Planning grants and/or March 19th for Bridge Project grants.

Find out more about this opportunity

Caltrans Local Assistance Day

FREE Webinar: February 27th, 2024, 8:30am – 12:30pm PT

Caltrans DLA invites you to join its Local Assistance Day statewide webinar this February 27th, a quarterly event meant to inform RTPAs, MPOs, local agencies, and other interested transportation parties.

Local Assistance Day subjects cover information sharing, local project delivery policies, processes, procedures, and facilitating peer-sharing of best practices.

Read the full announcement or register now to attend

California Traffic Safety Grants


The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) is now accepting applications for projects that seek to prevent serious injury and death resulting from motor vehicle crashes. Applications should relate to an OTS priority area.


These grants are available for public entities and local governments. Check out the Grant Program Manual for more information on eligibility and/or watch the recorded OTS webinar about applying for FY2024 funding.


Applications are due January 31, 2024 ... learn more to apply!


Transportation Permit Fee Survey

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is in the process of certifying California’s truck size & weight program

During this process, FHWA and Caltrans are asking for your assistance to evaluate the oversize and/or overweight transportation permit fee schedules of California counties and cities who issue transportation permits.

Your response to this short survey is greatly appreciated!

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As more CALTAP site features get released, know that we'll be bringing you new resource collections to simplify your search for eligible funding, online presentations and webinars, and on-demand recorded trainings.

Also be sure to checkout our online training and events calendars, where you'll find upcoming classes, conference, and webinars by event date. Most are free of charge and support online attendance.

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