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LPA Certification Acceptance Manual (pdf) - June 2019
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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).

Section Sub-Section Section Title Issue Date
100.00 General Administration  
  100.10 Certification Acceptance June 2019
  100.20 Financial Administration June 2019
  100.30 Contract Administration June 2019
  100.40 Project Inspections and Program Evaluations June 2019
200.00 Project Development Process  
  200.10 Project Development Process Illustrated June 2019
  200.20 Planning/Programming June 2019
  200.30 Project Initiation June 2019
  200.40 Development/Design June 2019
  200.50 Environmental June 2019
  200.60 Right-Of-Way June 2019
  200.70 Utilities and Railroads June 2019
  200.80 Construction Administration June 2019
  200.90 Construction June 2019
  200.100 Final Acceptance and Project Closeout June 2019
300.00 Civil Rights  
  300.10 Americans With Disabilities Act June 2019
  300.20 Title VI Nondiscrimination June 2019
400.00 Glossary June 2019
500.00 Figures June 2019
600.00 Change List June 2019

Certification Acceptance Program - Computer Based Training

Certified Acceptance Program Training  
Certification Acceptance 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 localpublicagencysection@azdot.gov.

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.

Certification Acceptance Agreements

Below are the signed individual Certification Acceptance agreements ADOT entered with the following cities and counties. These agreements are current and list their terms and conditions.

Certification Acceptance Agency Matrix

The Matrix of Delegated Authority is a snap shot of the current status of each Certification Acceptance agency as of 2016. The Certification Acceptance  agencies are to be recertified again in 2019. 

CA Agency Matrix (pdf) Rev. 2016

Record Drawing Guidance

The CA form can be found on our ADOT record drawing website, under “Additional Resources.” After the form is completed, please send it to your project manager.
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