Local Agency Guidelines (LAG)

The Local Agency Guidelines Manual provides local agencies with statewide policies and standards to follow when using Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funds for transportation projects. Guidance is provided on how to accomplish the work and document the results incorporating the flexibility options provided by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act-A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU).

April 2017 revision package M 36-63.33 (pdf 7.1 MB)

Individual Chapters / Revision History

Publication Date: 
Friday, August 31, 2007
Publication Number: 
M 36-63
Last modified: 
07/20/2017 - 09:19
Publication Version: 
M 36-63.33
Manual Manager: 
William Wonch
Originator: 
Local Programs
Number of Pages: 
640
Subject: 
Guidance for the use of Federal Highway Administration funds for transportation projects

Local Agency Guidelines Manual Individual Chapters

Contents (pdf 197 KB)

Foreword (pdf 119 KB)

Comment Request Form (pdf 104 KB)


Chapter 11 Introduction (pdf 171 KB)

Chapter 12 FHWA Funding Programs (pdf 364 KB)

Chapter 13 Certification Acceptance Program (pdf 397 KB)

Chapter 14 Developing Projects Using the Local Agency Guidelines (pdf 635 KB)

Chapter 21 The Project Prospectus (pdf 4.5 MB)

Chapter 22 Local Agency Agreement (pdf 2.8 MB)

Chapter 23 Progress Billing (pdf 405 KB)

Chapter 24 Environmental Processes (pdf 1.2 MB)

Chapter 25 Right of Way Procedures (pdf 1.6 MB)

Chapter 26 Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (pdf 656 KB)

Chapter 27 Equal Employment Opportunity and Training (pdf 217 KB)

Chapter 28 Title VI Program (pdf 797 KB)
Chapter 29 Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (pdf 185 KB) 

 

Chapter 31 Using Consultants (pdf 3.0 MB)

Chapter 32 Railroad/Highway Crossing Program (pdf 3.2 MB)

Chapter 33 Emergency Relief Program (pdf 590 KB)

Chapter 34 Highway Bridge Program (pdf 697 KB)


Chapter 41 General Project Types (pdf 768 KB)

Chapter 42 City and County Design Standards for Non-NHS Routes (pdf 665 KB)

Chapter 43 Design Approval (pdf 367 KB)

Chapter 44 Plans, Specifications, and Estimates (pdf 4.6 MB)

Chapter 45 State Advertising and Award Procedures (pdf 209 KB)

Chapter 46 Local Advertising and Award Procedures (pdf 714 KB)


Chapter 51 WSDOT Administered Projects (pdf 120 KB)

Chapter 52 Local Administered Projects (pdf 726 KB)

Chapter 53 Project Closure (pdf 1.4 MB)


Chapter 61 Local Agency Force Projects (pdf 243 KB)


Abbreviations and Glossary (pdf 308 KB)

List of Forms (pdf 172 KB)


Revision History

Date

Version

Complete

Revision

2017 April

M 36-63.33

PDF (25.9 MB)

PDF (2.3 MB)

2016 October

M 36-63.32

PDF (30.4 MB)

PDF (7.1 MB)

2016 April

M 36-63.31

PDF (26.4 MB)

PDF (8.7 MB)

2015 December

M 36-63.30

PDF (24.4 MB)

PDF (1.7 MB)

2015 October

M 36-63.29

PDF (26.6 MB)

PDF (19.2 MB)

2015 June

M 36-63.28

PDF (29.0 MB)

PDF (3.9 MB)

2015 April

M 36-63.27

PDF (28.0 MB)

PDF (27.0 MB)