This Federal-Aid Responsible Charge Training for Directors, Program Managers, Financial Officers, and Persons of Responsible Charge is required for the person in Responsible Charge of Federally Funded Local Aid projects in New Jersey. This course will provide information and expectations for the first time Federal-aid recipient. This course will be geared towards the person in Responsible Charge however others will be encouraged to attend including bicycle and pedestrian advocate groups.

A general overview of topics to be covered in a non-technical manner are:

  • Agency Responsibility, NJDOT Eligibility Assessment Interview Form
  • Responsible Charge
  • Adopting NJDOT procedure vs. writing new ones
  • Consultant Services / Brooks Act / Designer Pool
  • Timeliness of project billing and frequency
  • NEPA
  • ADA
  • Traffic Management Plans
  • Complete PS&E
  • Bid process, award and execution of contract
  • Contract Administration
  • Construction Inspection
  • Source Documents
  • Buy America
  • DBE Monitoring and Compliance
  • Project Schedule

June 10 – 9:30 am – 12 noon

June 11 – 9:30 am – 12 noon

This program will be presented online over two days. Participants are welcome to join either of the two parts however a certificate of attendance will only be issued if to those that attend the full session on all two days.

Handouts will be available for download when you join the meeting.

Log-on instructions will be in your registration confirmation. If you do not receive immediate confirmation, please check your SPAM folder or email barbara.morgan@soe.rutgers.edu