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.


Transportation Asset Management and

Pre-disaster Documentation for Local Agencies

June 19 - West Monroe

June 21 - Baton Rouge


This 6.5 Hour Training Course presents a broad overview of Transportation Asset Management (TAM), providing local and rural agencies with basic tools to inventory, evaluate, and manage their road networks in a cost effective manner.


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LPA Project Development & Delivery
3-Day Workshop including ALL 3 LPA Modules

June 12, 13 & 14, 2018 - Baton Rouge

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Build a Better Mousetrap Competition

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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  • Build a Better Mousetrap
  • Disaster Planning & Response
  • APWA Officer Installation
  • Police Jury Association & Parish Engineers
  • Road Scholar Graduates
  • Tractor Mower Safety





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