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:



Asphalt Roads Common Maintenance Problems
Friday, May 4, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall
115 East 10th Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
(570) 325-3025

Drainage: The Key to Roads That Last
Thursday, May 10, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Smithfield Township Building
1155 Red Fox Road
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Phone: (570) 223- 5082
Website: www.smithfieldtownship.com

Chainsaw Safety Training & Demo
Monday, May 21, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wayne Township Municipal Building
10 Municipal Road
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Chainsaw Safety Training & Demo
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Jefferson Township Building
487 Cortez Rd
Jefferson Township, PA 18436
(570) 689-7028

Equipment and Worker Safety
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Wayne County Emergency Management Agency
43 Volunteer Drive
Honesdale, PA 18431

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 – Senior Transportation Services Manager
Annette Ginocchetti – Transportation GIS Specialist
Daniel Yelito – Transportation Services Manager

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