Department of Transportation

Oversight of Grants

Government agencies often award grants to public, private and not-for-profit entities so that these entities can carry out government programs. We assessed whether the Department of Transportation (Department) was effectively overseeing its grant activity by reviewing a sample of 15 capital construction grants with a total value of about $64.6 million. We found both strengths and improvement opportunities in the Department's oversight of its grants.

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