In fiscal year 2014, the Department of Transportation (DOT) obligated $2 billion on contracts. DOT’s contracting officers (CO) are responsible for awarding and managing a significant portfolio of contracts.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) oversees States’ use of approximately $40 billion in Federal funds provided annually for thousands of projects. By issuing these grants to State and local governments, FHWA incurs contractual obligations.
This report presents the results of our annual audit of DOT’s information security program and practices required by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA), as amended.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides financial assistance and oversight to States’ high-cost and complex major projects with an estimated cost of $500 million or more.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is responsible for ensuring that States close out projects timely, a critical step towards the final accounting of States’ use of Federal funds.
There are over 600,000 bridges on public roads that carry, on average, more than 4.6 billion vehicles per day.