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Office of the Legislative Auditor - Financial Audit Division

Report Summary
Department of Transportation
Federal Compliance Audit


Financial Audit Division Report 13-17 Released July 18, 2013


The Department of Transportation generally complied with and had controls to ensure compliance with finance-related legal requirements applicable to its major federal programs for fiscal year 2012. However, the department had one instance of noncompliance with federal regulations, as noted below. In addition, the department had other program findings included in a separate report issued by the Department of Transportation’s Office of Audit.1

The department resolved one of three prior audit findings.


  • Prior Audit Finding Not Resolved: The Department of Transportation did not comply with federal requirements to review the results of subrecipients’ audits and monitor corrective actions within certain timeframes.

Audit Scope

Our scope included the following programs that were material to the State of Minnesota’s federal program compliance for fiscal year 2012: Airport Improvement (CFDA 20.106) and Highway Planning and Construction Cluster (CFDA 20.205).


1The Department of Transportation, Office of Audit, Report 13-800-79, issued March 21, 2013.

More Information

Office of the Legislative Auditor, Room 140, 658 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55155 : or 651‑296‑4708