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IMPACT Magazine is intended to provide an annual behind-the-scenes look at some of the more significant investigations conducted by DOT OIG special agents. This publication highlights the unique nature of our mission and the work of our t
On December 1, 2012, S&S Precast, Incorporated (S&S), and its owner Jerry Shannon, entered into a settlement with the U.S.
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.
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
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
DOT Established Timely Controls for the TIGER Discretionary Grants Program, But Opportunities Exist to Strengthen Oversight
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
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