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Sneak Preview: FHWA Memo Clarifies Indirect Cost Calculations

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently issued a guidance memo to the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO) explaining the…

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Sneak Preview: FHWA Aims To Implement MAP-21 Project Initiatives

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in response to a recent DOT Office of Inspector General (OIG) audit, plans to fully implement certain…

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FHWA Issues $14.2M in Grants To Test New Methods for Funding Highways

You probably don’t think much about it as you’re traveling down the interstate, unless the road is bumpy or has multiple potholes. “This state should spend some money fixing up these highway,” you may say to yourself. However, other than…

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Sneak Preview: FHWA Policy Aims To Enhance State Review Program

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service). Officials with the Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) anticipate that internal policy updated in 2014 related to its Financial Integrity Review and Evaluation…

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Sneak Preview: FHWA Plans Guidance To Improve Major Highway Project Oversight

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) plans to develop guidance by the end of next year to help its division offices more consistently…

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Sneak Preview: More Data Sought from Highway Trust Fund Projects

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Government Accountability Office is urging Federal Highway Administration officials to assess the feasibility and the cost to collect consistent aggregate project-level spending data from all projects…

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Sneak Preview: FHWA To Assess Contract Competition Procedures

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) A Federal Highway Administration policy expected by the end of the year will call for a review of state bidding and contract awarding procedures to ensure states…

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Sneak Preview: FHWA Urged To Strengthen Local Project Oversight

(This post is based on an upcoming article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) New Federal Highway Administration policy expected by the end of September could increase the agency’s scrutiny of federally funded local road projects and boost the effectiveness of…

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