Welcome to PennDOT Local Technical Assistance Program  help.

About This System

The PennDOT Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) is one of 52 LTAP centers across the nation (one in each state, Puerto Rico and one regional center serving Tribal communities). These centers are dedicated to transferring transportation technology through training, technical assistance, and other customer services to municipal elected officials and their staff. The LTAP program is designed to help Pennsylvania’s municipalities, which maintain over 78,000 miles of roadways, make the best use of their roadway maintenance dollars. PennDOT LTAP provides technical information and proven technologies dealing with roadway maintenance and safety methods to meet the growing demands on municipal governments. PennDOT LTAP has provided technology transfer services to Pennsylvania’s 2600 municipal governments since 1983.

On average, the PennDOT LTAP training and technology transfer programs train and assist nearly 6,000 municipal employees per year in effective and efficient maintenance procedures, essential safety practices, and infrastructure management processes. Historically, PennDOT LTAP has augmented this training with nearly 200 one-on-one technical assistance sessions and the dissemination of approximately 50,000 pieces of information highlighting practical technological advances. PennDOT LTAP services include:


PennDOT LTAP features include the ability to:(To name few)

About PennDOT LTAP Help

In PennDOT LTAP Help, you will find the following sections:

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