LTRC's Local Technical Assistance Program, one of 58 Centers networked throughout the United States, stimulates the progressive transfer of highway technology through training, work force development and technical assistance. A cooperative effort of DOTD, FHWA and LSU, LTAP leverages the expertise and resources of these organizations for the benefit of local transportation and public works agencies. A quarterly newsletter, Technology Exchange, describes current offerings and services. Visit the Contact page in the menu above to find out more or to request special training or assistance.
We invite you to browse through our website and discover the many cost effective (many are free) services we offer to enhance the performance of your organization.
LTAP’s Local Road Safety Program (LRSP) is in the process of facilitating a second round of Crash Data Workshops for parishes and municipalities in collaboration with each of the 9 Louisiana Regional Safety Coalitions. Additionally, LRSP staff is available to meet with local jurisdictions interested in preparing a Local Road Safety Plan and/or applying for LRSP funding to implement transportation safety projects on the roads that they own.
The Build a Better Mousetrap National Competition highlights innovative solutions to everyday problems and issues that local and tribal transportation workers and other LTAP/TTAP clients encounter. They can range from the development of tools, equipment modifications, and/or processes that increase safety, reduce cost, improve efficiency and the quality of transportation. Have a better idea that you have implemented in your agency? Submit it for the competition! Entries are due May 4.
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The LTAP Center will come to your work site to conduct a 3.5 hour training on Work Zone Safety with Basic Flagger. This class reviews MUTCD – Part VI, traffic control devices, traffic control zones, typical applications (class problems using Quick Reference Guide, flagging, and legal liability.
Contact our Program Manager Steve Strength (email@example.com) to book your course today!
Build a Better Mousetrap
Work Zone Safety Training with Basic Flagger
Roads Scholar #2: Maintenance of Asphalt Roads
October 16, 2018 - West Monroe
October 18, 2018 - Bossier City
October 23, 2018 - Lafayette
October 25, 2018 - New Orleans *CANCELLED*
October 30, 2018 - Hammond
November 8, 2018 - Alexandria
November 14, 2018 - Lake Charles
November 15, 2018 - Baton Rouge
When it comes to the asphalt roads for which your agency is responsible, do you ever experience déjà vu--that feeling that you’re continually performing the same maintenance activities over and over on the same roads? Well, maybe there’s a better way to do this work that will keep you from having to come back again and again. That’s what the newly revised course, Roads Scholar #2, Maintenance of Asphalt Roads, is designed to do--to help you implement procedures for more effective maintenance of these roads that will extend their service life without the need for constant repetition.
LTAP Intersection Basics: Safety, Operations and Accessibility
New Date and Location!
November 28, 2018 - Covington, LA
*CANCELLED* LPA Qualification Program
Responsible Charge Module
November 7, 2018, Bossier City
Construction, Engineering & Inspection Module
November 8, 2018, Bossier City
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If you have not done so for a previous class, you must create a profile in the new registration system in order to register. Please keep a record of your username and password for future course registrations.
Note: If you need to register multiple people on behalf of your agency, please contact Courtney Dupre at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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