We conducted a quality control review (QCR) of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) consolidated financial statements for fiscal years 2014 and 2013.
As a steward of billions in taxpayer dollars, the Department of Transportation (DOT) must adhere to Federal suspension and debarment (S&D) regulations to prevent federally funded contract or grant awards to irresponsible parties.
FHWA maintains a workforce of about 2,900 staff widely distributed across headquarters offices, 52 division offices, and other field offices across the country.
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.
Since 2006, we have issued 3 reports with 16 recommendations for FHWA to improve oversight of States’ bridge programs.