Local Assistance Division

2020 Local Programs Workshop - CANCELED

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Thank you for being patient with us amid the pandemic. Based on the current restrictions, we will not be hosting a workshop this year. It is important that we provide technical training for locally administered projects, so we have launched a series of live webinars. Sign up to be notified when we post revised guidance, letters to local governments, training opportunities or webinar notications. If you receive our Mailchimp emails, you have already subscribed to our mailing list. 

Feel free to contact Penny Forrest at penny.forrest@vdot.virginia.gov if you have any questions or concerns about the workshop. If you have questions or concerns relating to our upcoming webinars, please contact Michaela McCain at michaela.mccain@vdot.virginia.gov. If you missed our last webinar, click here.  


Upcoming Webinar

Federal Construction Contracts for Locally Administered Projects
Part 1 – Wednesday, November 18th – 1pm – 3pm
Part 2 – Thursday, November 19th – 10am – 12pm

This webinar is being held in a two-part series. When you register through the link below, you will be registered for both part 1 and part 2 of the webinar.

In part 1 of this webinar series, the Virginia Division of the Federal Highway Administration and Harold Caples, P.E., VDOT’s State Contract Engineer will discuss fatal flaws in federal contract administration on Locally Administered Projects.

In part 2 of this webinar series, Harold Caples, along with Buddy League of Branscome, Inc and Frankie Bridgeman of Bridgeman Civil, Inc. will build on part 1 and discuss contract bid ability and what makes a contract a good contract.

To register for both part 1 and part 2 of this webinar, please fill out the survey at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MGJ6Q5P

Performance Metrics and Project Scheduling
Tuesday, December 1st - 10am - 12pm

This session is a repeat of the September webinar.

Rob Tieman, Matt Swanson, and Devin Robertson from VDOT's Project Management Office, along with Sherry Eagle from VDOT’s Construction Division, will discuss project scheduling, NVAP, and different project schedule tools and tips.

To register for this webinar, please fill out the survey at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MBJDD88

Funding Puzzle Wednesday, October 7th - 10am - 12pm
One of our most popular Local Programs Workshop breakout sessions! Learn how to determine the correct funding for your project, how best to combine different funding types and the associated risks, as well as the funding cycles. To register for this webinar, please fill out the survey at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VGDTDJ3 

Sign up to be notified when we post revised guidance, letters to local governments, training opportunities or webinar notications. If you receive our Mailchimp emails, you have already subscribed to our mailing list. 

Past Webinars

Funding Puzzle 
One of our most popular Local Programs Workshop breakout sessions! Learn how to determine the correct funding for your project, how best to combine different funding types and the associated risks, as well as the funding cycles.

Sign up to be notified when we post revised guidance, letters to local governments, training opportunities or webinar notications. If you receive our Mailchimp emails, you have already subscribed to our mailing list.

If you have questions or concerns relating to our upcoming webinars, please contact Michaela McCain at michaela.mccain@vdot.virginia.gov. Missed our last webinar? Click here.  



















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