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Local Public Agency

Manuals and Documents

Local Public Agency Projects Manual

The ADOT Local Public Agency Projects Manual provides information and guidance to assist local public agencies (i.e., counties, cities, towns and tribal governments) with projects funded by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), from planning to final acceptance.

The manual outlines the ADOT and FHWA policies and procedures that federally funded local public agency projects must follow.

Note: The LPA Projects Manual is in the process of being revised to remove information that is no longer applicable or has changed. Contact Local Public Agency with any questions.

If you have questions or comments about the LPA Projects Manual, please use our comment form to contact us!

ADOT LPA Certification Acceptance Manual

The intent and purpose of the Certification Acceptance (CA) Manual is to document the roles and responsibilities of the CA Agency, Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and provide procedural guidance with respect to delivery, oversight, and stewardship of the Federal-aid Highway Program (FAHP).

Certification Acceptance Program Computer Based Training

This course discusses the role and responsibility of a Certification Acceptance (CA) Agency when implementing the Federal-aid Highway Program in Arizona.  This computer based training includes a final assessment quiz. 

Important: After successfully completing the Certification Acceptance final assessment quiz, please take a screen shot of your quiz results and email it to

Be sure to include your contact information including your full name, title, agency, phone number and the date the test was completed. 

Your test results will be recorded with the ADOT Local Public Agency Section.

HSIP Manual

This manual documents the Arizona Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) and provides guidance for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of HSIP projects in the state.
Oversight and Monitoring (O&M) Work Plan

The Oversight and Monitoring (O&M) Work Plan describes how ADOT will ensure that federal-aid projects are developed and delivered by local agencies; be administered with financial integrity; comply with federal and state requirements; and follow the guidelines outlined in ADOT's Local Public Agency Project Manual. This work plan is intended to serve as a comprehensive monitoring and reporting document to identify the work activities, budget, schedule and resources for the ADOT LPA Section's O&M program.

The Arizona Ombudsman – Citizens Aide helps you resolve ongoing issues with State Agencies.

Civil RightsTitle VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADOT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. Persons that require a reasonable accommodation based on language or disability should contact ADOT’s Civil Rights Office at Requests should be made as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the accommodation.

De acuerdo con el título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964 y la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés), el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT por sus siglas en inglés) no discrimina por raza, color, nacionalidad, edad, género o discapacidad.  Personas que requieren asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o por discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles en Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más pronto posible para asegurar que el equipo encargado del proyecto tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.