History of Oklahoma LTAP
The Oklahoma Local Technical Assistance Program, LTAP, at Oklahoma State University is one of 51 LTAP Programs located throughout the United States. The Federal Highway Administration and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation fund the Oklahoma Local Technical Assistance Program. LTAP Programs provide training and technical assistance to government entities that plan, maintain and construct transportation systems at the local level.
For the first six years of LTAP’s operation in the 1980’s the program served primarily county governments in Oklahoma. Since 1989 LTAP class offerings have been available for all officials and personnel from county, municipal and tribal governments and consultants and contractors that work for these entities. All Oklahoma LTAP training is free to local governments, with the exception of our AASHTO/AWS Bridge Welding Certification, Mobile Air Conditioning Certification and the Pilot/Escort Certification.
The Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) at Oklahoma State University provides extension programs and services to those responsible for the construction and maintenance of transportation systems at the local level in Oklahoma.
In offering outreach programs and services that improve local transportation systems in Oklahoma, LTAP will be recognized for:
Enabling county, municipal and tribal governments to provide a better quality of life
for those they serve.
Strengthening business and industry within communities to help them be competitive in a global economy.
Promoting economic development and creating partnerships among; State DOT, County, Municipal, Tribal, as well as private entities providing service for these local governments.