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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
On January 7, 2010, we issued a report on the Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Suspension and Debarment (S&D) Program.
Most FHWA ARRA Projects Will Be Closed Out Before Funds Expire, but Weaknesses in the Project Close-Out Process Persist
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
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
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.
Federal Highway Administration's Oversight of Federal-Aid and Recovery Act Projects Administered by Local Public Agencies Needs Strengthening
On July 15, 2011, we issued a final report on the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) oversight of federal-aid and Recovery Act projects administered by Local Public Agencies (LPA). We initiated the audit since LPAs received up to $8 billion
On September 4, 2013, we issued a report on the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) monitoring of unexpended American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) funds. Our report examined the status of unexpended ARRA highway project funds a