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:

Salt and Snow Management
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Stroud Township Building
1211 North 5th Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
(570) 421-3362
http://stroudtownship.org/

Traffic Signs Basics
Thursday, February 16, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Salem Township Building
38 Bomboy Lane
Berwick, PA 18603
(570) 752-4399
www.salemtownshipluzerne.info

Road Surface Management
Friday, February 24, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Salem Township Building
38 Bomboy Lane
Berwick, PA 18603
(570) 752-4399
www.salemtownshipluzerne.info

Principles of Paving
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Schuylkill Community Education Council
1-7 West Center Street
Mahanoy City, PA 17948
(570) 773-1270
www.schuylkilleducation.org

Drainage: The Key to Roads That Last
Thursday, March 23, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Salem Township Building
38 Bomboy Lane
Berwick, PA 18603
(570) 752-4399
www.salemtownshipluzerne.info

Posting and Bonding of Local Roads
Monday, March 27, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
West Penn Township
27 Municipal Road
New Ringgold, PA 17960
(570) 386-4507
www.westpenntownship.org

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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