On May 7, 2013, we reported that FHWA inspections did not routinely verify whether States detected instances of noncompliance with some Federal requirements.
FHWA Provides Sufficient Guidance and Assistance To Implement the Highway Safety Improvement Program but Could Do More To Assess Program Results
On March 26, 2013, we issued a report on the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP). We found that FHWA provides sufficient guidance and assistance to the States to implement HSIP.
FHWA Has Opportunities to Improve Oversight of ARRA High Dollar Projects and the Federal-Aid Highway Program
On November 14, 2012, we issued a report on the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) oversight of selected American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) high dollar bridge and highway projects receiving at least $20 million and $25 mill
Improvements to Stewardship and Oversight Agreements Are Needed To Enhance Federal-aid Highway Program Management
On October 1, 2012, we issued a report on Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Stewardship and Oversight Agreements with States. FHWA uses these agreements, which are required by law, to formalize the roles and responsibilities of FHWA Divisio
On April 5, 2012, we issued our report on the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) oversight of State DOT American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) contract awards.
Refinements to DOT's Management of the Highway Trust Fund's Solvency Could Improve the Understanding and Accuracy of Shortfall Projections
On March 6, 2012, we issued our final report on the issues related to the solvency of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). We found that following the fiscal year 2008 shortfall in HTF’s Highway Account (HA), both the Federal Highway Administration (FHW
On July 28, 2011 we issued a report on our financial analyses of transportation-related Public Private Partnerships (PPPs).
Federal Highway Administration's Oversight of Federal-Aid and Recovery Act Projects Administered by Local Public Agencies Needs Strengthening
On July 15, 2011, we issued a final report on the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) oversight of federal-aid and Recovery Act projects administered by Local Public Agencies (LPA). We initiated the audit since LPAs received up to $8 billion
On February 9, 2011, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued its report on the Denali Commission's Use of Federal-aid Highway Funds. At the request of U.S. Senator Christopher S.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Safety Review of the Central Artery/Tunnel Project was Comprehensive, But FHWA's Oversight Approach has Shortcomings
On April 20th, we issued our report on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ safety review of the Central Artery/Tunnel (CA/T) Project and the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) oversight approach.