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Certification Acceptance Manual

LPA Certification Acceptance Manual - April 2019

Certification Acceptance Manual
The intent and purpose of the Certification Acceptance (CA) Manual is to document the roles and responsibilities of the CA Agency, Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and provide procedural guidance with respect to delivery, oversight, and stewardship of the Federal-aid Highway Program (FAHP).



Section Sub-Section Section Title Issue Date
100.00 General Administration  
  100.10 Certification Acceptance April 2019
  100.20 Financial Administration April 2019
  100.30 Contract Administration April 2019
  100.40 Project Inspections and Program Evaluations April 2019
200.00 Project Development Process  
  200.10 Project Development Process Illustrated April 2019
  200.20 Planning/Programming April 2019
  200.30 Project Initiation April 2019
  200.40 Development/Design April 2019
  200.50 Environmental April 2019
  200.60 Right-Of-Way April 2019
  200.70 Utilities and Railroads April 2019
  200.80 Construction Administration April 2019
  200.90 Construction April 2019
  200.100 Final Acceptance and Project Closeout April 2019
300.00 Civil Rights  
  300.10 Americans With Disabilities Act April 2019
  300.20 Title VI Nondiscrimination April 2019
400.00 Glossary April 2019
500.00 Figures April 2019
600.00 Change List April 2019

Certification Acceptance Program - Computer Based Training

Certified Acceptance Program Training

ADOT Certification Acceptance Training Manual

This course discusses the role and responsibility of a Certification Acceptance (CA) Agency when implementing the Federal-aid Highway Program in Arizona. This computer based training includes a final assessment quiz.

Important: After successfully completing the Certification Acceptance final assessment quiz, please take a screen shot of your quiz results and email it to [email protected].

Be sure to include your contact information including your full name, title, agency, phone number and the date the test was completed.

Your test results will be recorded with the ADOT Local Public Agency Section.

Certification Acceptance Agreements

Below are the signed individual Certification Acceptance agreements ADOT entered with the following cities and counties. These agreements are current and list their terms and conditions.

Certification Acceptance Agency Matrix

The Matrix of Delegated Authority is a snap shot of the current status of each Certification Acceptance agency as of 2016. The Certification Acceptance  agencies are to be recertified again in 2019.

CA Agency Matrix Rev. 2016

Record Drawing Guidance

The CA form can be found on our ADOT record drawing website, under “Additional Resources.” After the form is completed, please send it to your project manager.

ADOT CA Change Order Approval Process