Office of Special Funded Projects and Structures Local Assistance (OSFP/SLA)


Welcome to the home page of the Office of Special Funded Projects and Structures Local Assistance (OSFP/SLA), a unit of the Division of Engineering Services.

Special Funded Projects Liaison Engineers provide liaison and technical support to regional transportation agencies to ensure that transportation structures they construct on the state highways conform to Caltrans' policies, standards, and practices.

Structures Local Assistance Engineers provide liaison and technical support to local governments for structures they construct on their local road systems. This is done through the Local Agency Highway Bridge Program (HBP), the Local Agency Seismic Safety Retrofit Program (LSSRP), and other State and Federally funded structure projects.

What's New:

  Revised MTD 5-1 Abutments

April 2017
The Division of Engineering Services has revised Memo to Designers 5-1 Abutments.
Memos to Designers

  Revised Bridge Standard Details Sheets

April 2017
The Division of Engineering Services has posted the latest versions of the Bridge Standard Details Sheets.
Bridge Standard Details Sheets

  Interim Type Selection Guidelines for Bridge Railings (Revised)

January 2017
The Division of Engineering Services has issued a revised "Interim Type Selection Guidelines for Bridge Railings". This version replaces the version issued in November 2016.
Interim Type Selection Guidelines for Bridge Railings in California - January 17, 2017

  Revised Bridge Standard Details Sheets

January 2017
The Division of Engineering Services has posted the latest versions of the Bridge Standard Details Sheets. The next posting will be April 2017.
Bridge Standard Details Sheets

  Revised MTD 20-15 Lateral Spreading Analysis

November 2016
The Division of Engineering Services has revised MTD 20-15: Lateral Spreading Analysis For New And Existing Bridges.
Memos to Designers

  Interim MTD 3-8

October 2016
The Division of Engineering Services has issued Interim Memo to Designer 3-8: Tip Post-Grouting of Drilled Shafts.
Implementation Memorandum
Interim MTD 3-8

  Updates to the Bridge Standard Detail (XS) Sheets

October 2016
The Division of Engineering Services has issued revisions to the Bridge Standard Detail (XS) Sheets. The documents are available at the Bridge Standard Detail Sheets website.

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