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Local Administered Project (LAP)

The Local Administered Project Certification covers uniform practices for authorizing qualified Local Public Agencies (LPA) to manage core activities for Federal-aid funded projects. Georgia DOT assumes the responsibilities of the Secretary of Transportation for all Federal-aid projects. GDOT stewardship includes the responsibility to assure local projects meet or exceed all applicable Federal and State laws, standards and requirements.


LAP Manual​​​​​​

LAP Manual

This manual outlines practices for authorizing qualified Local Public Agencies to manage activities for Federal-aid funded projects.

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LAP Manual​​​​​​

PDP Manual

This manual provides guidance within Georgia DOT in fulfilling its mission to provide a safe, efficient, and sustainable transportation system through dedicated teamwork and responsible leadership supporting economic development, environmental sensitivity and improved quality of life.

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TAP Application​​​​​​

Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

TAP improves the quality of life for citizens in communities across the state by providing local governments the means to pursue projects that might not otherwise be possible.

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 ‭(Hidden)‬ Training Requirements

These courses are required every three years for certification and re-certification.




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These courses are required every three years for certification and re-certification.

Local Administered Projects

Plan Development Process

Title VI

Right-of-Way Acquisition


NoticeTitle VI/Right-of-Way Training

The EEO Office and Right-of-Way Office and will offer additional training session in 2015 to help assist the Local Public Agencies (LPAs) in obtaining LAP certification and/or re-certification. The Office of Program Control has coordinated and scheduled the following training:

Thursday, October 8, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC),
1000 Indian Springs Drive, Forsyth, GA 31029
(478) 993-4000

Course Description

This one day seminar will be conducted by the Georgia DOT in conjunction with Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to provide two (2) training opportunities in 1 sitting for Local Public Agencies to complete their Local Administered Project (LAP) certification and/or re-certification process It will provide an excellent overview of the State and Federal Regulations as well as help to ensure Federal funding is not lost due to non-compliance. Representatives from local agencies and consultants are invited to attend.


Please sign up using the GDOT’s Learning Management System (LMS). If you do not already have a LMS account, click Register. If you do have an account, click Enroll. Please sign up in BOTH training courses to received credit. Walk-ins are welcomed with on-site registration.


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 ‭(Hidden)‬ LAP Certification & Re-Certification

FHWA and Georgia DOT have developed a new and improved LAP Certification and Re-Certification application process. The certification process was revamped to ensure the resource capacity and ability of the Local Public Agency (LPA) to successfully manage, administer and execute the policies and procedures for federal and state compliance. Compliance is needed in order to receive federal funding participation.

Certification Rollout Presentation

Certification Info


If you have questions or trouble registering for training, please contact Vivian Reid at vreid@dot.ga.gov.