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Improvements in Cost-Plus Award-Fee Processes are Needed To Ensure Millions Paid in Fees are Justified
On August 25, we issued our report on the Department of Transportation's (DOT) use of cost-plus-award-fee (CPAF) contracts to the Office of the Secretary (OST) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), with separate recommendations to each.
On November 16, 2012, the Inspector General testified before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure regarding the governance of the Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority (MWAA).
Contract closeout is an important contract administration procedure that involves verifying that goods and services were provided as intended, validating final costs and payments, and freeing excess funds for possible use elsewhere.
Our report was issued on June 3, 2003, as required by the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century.
FHWA’s Federal Lands Highway Program Lacks Adequate Processes for Thoroughly Evaluating Contract Bid Prices
Between October 2012 and September 2013, the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Federal Lands Highways (FLH) awarded $305 million in contracts, which totaled 53 percent of FHWA’s fixed-price contracts.
Controlling Costs and Improving the Effectiveness of Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration Programs
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.
At the request of Representatives Frank R.
What We Looked At
On January 7, 2010, we issued a report on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Suspension and Debarment (S&D) Program.
What We Looked At