FHWA Has Improved Its Risk Management Approach, but Needs to Improve Its Oversight of Project Costs

Herr, Phillip R.
July 2009
GAO Reports;7/24/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article reports on the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) that examined the implementation of Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) requirements by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). It is found that there is limited progress in FHWA's efforts to mitigate risks to the federal highway program. It recommends that field offices should use the agency's planned system for tracking states' progress.


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