FDOT Local Agency Plan Workshop

APA Florida, Capital Area Section

#3024515

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. EDT

Bartow, FL, United States

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Overview

The Local Agency Plan Workshop is designed to provide engineers and planners with an understanding of the federal planning, environmental, right of way, design and construction requirements necessary to deliver a federally funded transportation project. Participants will explore each NEPA Phase including formulation of alternatives to meet project needs, appropriate public involvement and impact analysis. Participants will: • Understand the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (Uniform Act). • Be able to discuss the three key elements of the Uniform Act: Valuation/Appraisal, Acquisition and Relocation, • Explain how to develop an estimate of just compensation through the use of the appraisal process or appraisal waver procedure(s). • Define the process through which real estate is acquired, and • Identify relocation benefits and services required by the Uniform Act. In addition to these objectives participants will learn to: • Locate and interpret federal transportation policy, procedures and directives that affect planning, construction contract provisions and contracting procedures • Research FHWA policy via statutes, regulations, and directives in a systematic manner, using the web and other resources • Interpret the13 provisions of form FHWA-1273 "Required Contract Provisions for Federal-aid Construction Projects" • Explain how State and Local Procedures can coexist with Federal procedures while maintaining Federal aid eligibility • Be able to interpret the State's oversight agreement

Speakers

Roosevelt Petithomme

Confirmed Speaker

Roosevelt Petithomme is the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) State Local Agency Program Administrator. He holds a Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State University. Mr. Petithomme has approximately 8 years of experience as a transportation planner. He has worked in both the public and and private ... Read More