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
The Inspector General testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on “Controlling Costs and Improving the Effectiveness of FHWA and FTA,” with a focus on mandatory programs.
On September 20, 2012, we issued a report on the Office of the Secretary’s (OST) Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grants Program, which uses competitive discretionary grants for capital investments in hi
On January 7, 2010, we issued a report on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Suspension and Debarment (S&D) Program.
On November 30, we initiated an audit to assist FHWA and five Gulf Coast states by identifying funds dedicated to congressionally-directed highway projects that are no longer needed.
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.
On September 19, 2013, we issued our report entitled DOT Not Fully Complying with Requirements of the Reducing Over-Classification Act. Our objectives were to (1) determine whet
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 August 29, 2007, we issued our report on incurred-cost audits of DOT procurement contracts. The report discusses the Department's initiative to use a new structured approach for obtaining incurred-cost audits of procurement contracts.
We issued a management advisory to the Department recommending improvements in DOT’s oversight of hurricane relief funds.