Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)

LTAP-LogoThe Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) has partnered with PennDOT to offer the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) training series in all seven NEPA counties: Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne Counties.

About the LTAP Program

The PennDOT Local Technical Assistance Program has been serving Pennsylvania’s municipalities with transportation road maintenance and safety training since 1983. Services available through LTAP include workshop training, on-site technical assistance, updates on the latest technologies and innovations, field demonstrations, library and information materials, and newsletters. These services are available to all municipalities in the state and are provided at no cost to the users.

Roads Scholar Program:

Offered by the Pennsylvania Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), the Roads Scholar Program provides an opportunity for municipal employees to be trained by LTAP’s professional team in the latest road-related technologies and innovations. The program provides a professional certification to municipal employees and officials who attend 10 (ten) LTAP workshops within a three-year period.

Current courses:

Conducting Sign Retroreflectivity Inspections
Thursday, August 11, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Clarks Summit Borough Building
304 S. State Street
Clarks Summit, PA 18411
(570) 586-9316

Stormwater Management
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Stroud Township Building
1211 North 5th Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
(570) 421-3362

Roadside Safety Features- Cancelled
Friday, September 23, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Pike County Training Center
135 Pike County Blvd.
Lords Valley, PA 18428
(570) 296-1960

Traffic Safety Development Plan for Local Roads
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Carbon County Emergency Management Agency
1264 Emergency Lane
Nesquehoning, PA 18240
Phone: (570) 325-3097

Salt and Snow Management- CLASS IS FULL
Thursday, October 27, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
West Penn Township Building
27 Municipal Road
New Ringgold, PA 17960
Phone: (570) 386-4507

Salt and Snow Management- CLASS IS FULL
Friday, November 4, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
PennDOT District 4-0 Office
55 Keystone Industrial Park
Dunmore, PA 18512
(570) 963-4052

To register, visit http://www.ltap.state.pa.us/ and log on using your username and password. First time users must set up an account by clicking on “Create Account.” For technical assistance when registering, call: 1-800-FOR-LTAP (1-800-367-5827) or contact Kate McMahon, Transportation Services Manager, NEPA Alliance at 570-655-5581.

Staff Contacts

Alan Baranski – Vice President, Transportation Planning Services Division
Kate McMahon – Transportation Services Manager
Annette Ginocchetti – Transportation GIS Specialist
Daniel Yelito – Transportation Services Manager

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