April 18, 2019


Peninsula Higher Education Center
Old Dominion University
600 Butler Farm Rd.  Suite 2200
Hampton, VA 23666

Contact Hours



This one-day course covers an overview of the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Act and its application especially for Local Public Agency Federal-Aid Projects.  The primary training goal for this course is to provide a better understanding of the various requirements and pitfalls Local Public Agencies may experience during ROW acquisition and the potential of the loss of federal-aid when these requirements are not met.  As part of the course subjects that. will be covered include on the Uniform Act, Administration, Valuation, Acquisition and Negotiation, Relocation Assistance, and Property Management.

Who Should Attend:  Local Planning Agency staff and other public and private staff involved with Federal-aid local projects involving ROW acquisition.


8:00 AM                       Registration

8:15 AM                       Course Introduction – Why This Is Important

8:45 AM                       Introduction to the Uniform Act

10:30 AM                     Break

10:45 AM                     Project Delivery and Administration

11:45 AM                     Lunch

12:45 PM                      Valuation

1:45 PM                        Break

2:00 PM                        Acquisition and Negotiation

3:00 PM                        Break

3:15 PM                        Relocation Assistance and Property Management

4:15 PM                        Adjourn


Dane Ismart

Mr. Dane Ismart of Louis Berger & Associates, retired from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) after 25 years of service in a variety of policy, planning and engineering positions. He was responsible for implementing the Intermodal Management Systems regulations. Mr. Ismart has authored manuals and taught NHI courses on Capacity Analysis, Access Management, Financial Management, Travel Demand Forecasting and Intermodal Planning, and is a member of the TRB Highway Capacity Subcommittee on Unsignalized Intersections. Mr. Ismart is a graduate of Georgia Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree and received his Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Registration and Payment

The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:

Local Government: $75.00
State/Federal: $125.00
Private Industry: $300.00

Click here for UVA TTA's general registration information, cancellation policy, and refund policy. UVA TTA accepts the following credit cards: American Express, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover. Credit card information cannot be taken over the phone. Alternatively, after registering you can print out a voucher to send in with your payment. After you have completed the transaction you will receive an automatically generated email confirming registration and payment if applicable. Final confirmation and instructions will be sent out during the week prior to the class date.

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