U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
The Finance Team is responsible for the coordination and implementation of FHWA's financial policies, procedures, and regulations in its delivery of the Federal-aid program to the states of Delaware and Maryland. This involves a variety of financial management activities including coordination and control of Federal-aid program funds; conducting external compliance and financial management improvement reviews; assuring audit compliance, adherence to cost principles and cash management practices; and processing payments for claims of Federal-aid project expenditures. The team is also responsible for the maintenance of financial, statistical and descriptive information in the FHWA Financial Management Information System on all Federal-aid projects in Delaware and Maryland.
In providing federal funds, the most flexible and innovative financing techniques permissible under the law, and the most efficient administrative processes such as electronic signature are applied. The Finance Team provides the States with technical assistance on accounting and financial management systems, and works closely with the Delaware Department of Transportation and Maryland State Highway Administration, along with other partners, to streamline and improve the funding of all Federal-aid transportation programs.