Local Public Agency Project Manual

To provide a streamlined “one-stop-shop” that allows Local Public Agencies to seamlessly engage with the Department.

Local Public Agency Project Manual

The Local Public Agency Project Manual is a guide for cities, counties, planning organizations, and eligible not-for-profit organizations that utilize federal funds for locally administered transportation projects. The procedures outlined in this manual address both state and federal requirements.

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Downloadable Documents for All Programs
Form LPA-001 (General Requirements for Recipients and Sub-Recipients Concerning Disadvantage Business EnterprisesPDF
Form LPA-002 (Consultant Selection)PDF
Form LPA-003 (Required Contents for Bidding Proposals and Construction Contracts)PDF
Form LPA-004 (Requesting Revision of Project Scope and Budget)PDFWord
Form LPA-005 (Designating Employee in Charge)PDFWord
Form LPA-006 (Right of Way Certification – Acquisition Required)PDFWord
Form LPA-007 (Right of Way Certification – No Acquisition Required)PDFWord
Form LPA-008 (Authority to Advertise Request – Municipality)PDFWord
Form LPA-009 (Authority to Advertise Request – Other)PDFWord
Form LPA-010 (Advertising Guidelines)PDF
Form LPA-011 (Request for Concurrence in Award – RTP)PDFWord
Form LPA-012 (Request for Concurrence in Award – TAP)PDFWord
Form LPA-013 (Request for Concurrence in Award – STBGP)PDFWord
Form LPA-014 (Construction Certification and Reimbursement RequestPDFExcel
Form LPA-015 (Report of Daily Work Performed)PDFWord
Form LPA-016 (Final Acceptance Report)PDFWord
Form LPA-017 (Records Retention Policy)PDF
Form LPA-018 (Certification for Grants, Loans, and Cooperative Agreements)PDF
Form LPA-019 (Federal Funding Accountability & Transparency Act (FFATA) Reporting Requirements)PDF
Form LPA-020 (Quarterly Report)PDF
Form LPA-021 (Certification Letter for Private or Non-Profit Organizations)PDF
Form LPA-022 (Change Order)PDFExcel
Form LPA-023 (Inspection – TAP & RTP)PDFWord
Form LPA-027 (Notice to Proceed Request – Municipality)PDF
Form LPA-028 (Notice to Proceed Request – Other)PDF
Form LPA-029 (Civil Rights Title VI Overview)PDF
Downloadable Standard Documents for LPA Proposals and Contracts
Anti-Collusion and Debarment CertificationWord
Certification for Federal-aid ProjectsPDF
Differing Site Conditions and Temporary Suspensions of Work Special ProvisionPDF
Errata for ARDOT Standard SpecificationsPDF
FHWA-1273’s with their Supplement SpecificationsPDF
Prohibition of Certain Telecommunications & Video Surveillance Services or EquipmentWord
Restriction of Boycott of Israel CertificationPDF
Title VI Contract Provisions Appendices A & EPDF

ARDOT Transportation Alternatives Program Webpage

ARDOT Recreational Trails Program Webpage

ARDOT Utility Accommodation Policy

ARDOT Contacts for LPA Projects:

Local Programs Division:

David Siskowski, P.E.
Division Head
(501) 435-3255

Minghua Qiu Miller, P.E.
Staff Engineer
(479) 360-7161

Whitnee Bullerwell
Section Head – Local Project Administration
(501) 435-3251

Ashley Smith, P.E.
Advanced Engineer
(501) 569-2286

Carlos Meredith
Advanced Engineer
(501) 569-2562

Inderpreet “Sunny” Farmahan
Section Head – Local Support
(MPO Coordination)
(501) 569-2100

Anthony Hunter
Transportation Planner
(MPO Coordination)
(501) 569-2603

Kim Sanders
Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator
(501) 569-2020

Program Management Division

Paulette Rice
Railroad Crossing Coordinator
(501) 569-2557

Environmental Division

Don Nichols
Section Head – Assessments
(501) 569-2521

Right of Way Division

David Steward
Right of Way Coordinator
(501) 569-2584

Blaine Gartrell
Section Head – Utilities
(501) 569-2146

Consultant Contracts

Jessica Jackson, P.E.
Consultant Coordinator
(501) 569-2218