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On January 6, 2011, we issued our final report on the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Review Teams (NRT). Our objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of the NRTs in conducting national oversight and mitigating risks posed by
On April 16, 2014, the Federal Highway Administration suspended and proposed the debarment of Barry Purnell in response to charges filed against him by the State of Connecticut. Purnell was charged with larceny related to the falsification of his
On March 10, 2014, Barry Purnell was charged with larceny in Connecticut Superior Court.
Audit of the Mississippi Department of Transportation's Award of Selected Hurricane Katrina Emergency Repair Contracts
On September 6, we issued a final report on our audit of MDOT’s management of the award of selected Hurricane Katrina emergency repair federal–aid contracts.
On August 28, 2015, Barry Kenneth Purnell, Jr., West Hartford, Connecticut, was sentenced in Connecticut Superior Court to 8 years imprisonment, suspended after serving 9 months to be followed by 5 years of probation.
On December 1, 2012, S&S Precast, Incorporated (S&S), and its owner Jerry Shannon, entered into a settlement with the U.S.
Opportunities Exist To Strengthen FHWA’s Coordination, Guidance, and Oversight of the Tribal Transportation Program
On October 30, 2013, we issued a report on the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) oversight of the Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) which provides funding for projects that support safe and adequate transportation and public road access to
On May 7, 2013, we reported that FHWA inspections did not routinely verify whether States detected instances of noncompliance with some Federal requirements.
On May 4, 2011, the Department of Transportation (DOT) Inspector General testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The testimony focused on four key challenges DOT faces in ensuring American Recovery and Reinvestm
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: DOT's Implementation Challenges and the OIG's Strategy for Continued Oversight of Funds and Programs
On April 30 the Inspector General testified before the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, regarding the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) oversight of the Ame