While the breakout sessions provide essential information for locally administered projects and local programs, information tables offer opportunities for attendees to talk one on one with topic experts. We have a variety of subjects represented. Please take advantage of this opportunity to ask those unanswered questions or gather additional information.
These tables are located in Allegheny Room A on the main level of the conference center.
Tuesday, September 10 — 1:30 PM until 5:00 PM
Smart Scale—Chad Tucker
The OIPI team will be available to answer a wide range of questions related to topics such as: 1) SMART Portal, 2) Policies and Procedures, 3) Review projects and offer suggestion on how to improve score, 4) provide feedback to team on how to improve the SMART SCALE program. If you have questions or feedback for the SMART SCALE team please be sure to stop by this information table on September 10th.
Title VI —Corrina Herrera
VDOT Civil Rights Division invites you to stop by and learn about Title VI program guidelines and resources available for Local Public Agencies. VDOT Title VI Specialist will be available to discuss updates being made to the 2016 templates, tools and resources based on latest guidelines published by FHWA.
Department of Rail & Public Transport—Wood Hudson
DRPT will be providing information related to the Multimodal System Design Guidelines and forthcoming update. DRPT staff will be available to provide an overview and answer questions about multimodal systems planning, transit planning, and integration of multimodal best practices into local design standards.
MS-4 Requirements—Chris Swanson
Learn more about VDOT’s municipal separate storm water sewer system (MS4) requirements and how they are required to be integrated into your project design and may impact your locally administered projects both during and after construction. VDOT staff will be available to give an overview of pending updates to the Locally Administered Projects (LAP) Manual in regards to the MS4 program requirements and new right of entry requirements.
Wednesday, September — 8:30AM until Noon
The bicycle and pedestrian program table will offer bicycle maps, leg straps, information on participating in VDOT's Bicycle and Pedestrian Count program, safety guides, and general information about services we can provide localities.
VDOT’s Traffic Engineering Division will be available to discuss the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) and the application cycle.
Roadway Lighting—Marc Lipschultz
VDOT's lighting policy expert will be on hand to talk about the requirements set forth in the new roadway lighting policy that was released in May 2019. The lighting policy expert can also assist localities who may have questions about their own locality- or utility-owned street lights.
SGR/Railroad Coordination—Todd Springer
VDOT’s Assistant Division Administrator for Structure & Bridge will be available to answers regarding the State of Good Repair, particularly as it pertains to Virginia’s locality-owned structures. They will also be able to direct you to resources that describe scoring methodology and requirements for requesting funding.