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									   Local Highway Technical
   Assistance Council


How does LHTAC fit in?

Idaho Transportation Department
Project Development Conference
         April 6-7, 2005
Why was LHTAC created?

 33,250 local highway miles

 288 Local Highway Jurisdictions
  (LHJ)

  Cities, Counties, Highway Districts
LHTACouncil

There is a Council:
     3 County Commissioners
     3 Highway District Commissioners
     3 Mayors


•   LHTAC was created in 1994 by the Idaho
    legislature.
What does LHTAC do?

 Published more than 25 manuals for local
  highway jurisdictions,
 Periodic Newsletter and Technical News,
 Help with information for legislation, if
  requested,
 Help develop and distribute the ISPWC,
 Promote Transportation Planning,
 Training for LHJ funding, etc.
What does LHTAC do?
 Select and Develop the
  STP – Local Rural Program

•   2001: 14 projects funded, $8.4 m.
•   2002: 9 projects funded, $5.0 m.
•   2003: 5 projects funded, $6.1 m.
•   2004: 4 projects funded, $4.8 m.
•   2005: 18 project applications
    requesting $26 million.

o   Plus $2.2 million in grants for the
    “Investment” program.
What does LHTAC do?
 Select and develop
  STP – Local Urban Program

   2001:    3 Urban projects funded, $4.4 m.
   2002:    4 projects funded, $5.3 m.
   2003:    4 projects funded, $3.4 m.
   2004:    1 project funded, 1 application,
    $150K.
   2005: 3 applications for $2.7 million.
What does LHTAC do?
 Select and Develop
  project for the
  Local Bridge and
  Off-System Bridge
  Programs


o   29 bridge projects
    received from ITD in fall
    2003.
Project Selection:
 Applications for Federal Aid
  programs are distributed in
  November and due to
  LHTAC in February.
 The Council evaluates
  applications and
  recommends several
  projects for funding.
 Projects are included in the
  draft STIP each June.
Project Development:

LHTAC must follow the ITD procedures outlined by
  the design guide and approved by FHWA.

 The Sponsor selects a consultant
 LHTAC negotiates an agreement
 LHTAC administers the project from NTP
  through PS&E
 ITD bids the project and administers the
  construction.
What does LHTAC need?

 Projects. We need projects that fit the
  frame of the funding programs.



 Engineers. We need consulting engineers
  that understand the needs of the local highway
  jurisdiction and are also familiar with the
  federal aid process.
Questions?
• Joseph K. Haynes, P.E.
• Gerald H. Flatz, P.E.

  Address: 3330 Grace Street
           Boise, Idaho 83703

  Phone:   (208) 344-0565
           (800) 259-7841


  Website: LHTAC.org

								
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