Report 2011-120 Recommendation 12 Responses

Report 2011-120: California Department of Transportation: Its Poor Management of State Route 710 Extension Project Properties Costs the State Millions of Dollars Annually, Yet State Law Limits the Potential Income From Selling the Properties (Release Date: August 2012)

Recommendation #12 To: Transportation, Department of

To ensure that the repairs it makes to the SR 710 properties are necessary and reasonable, Caltrans should conduct annual field inspections of the properties.

6-Month Agency Response

Caltrans' District 7 office management issued a memo on September 27, 2012, instructing staff to conduct annual field inspections of the properties, effective immediately. Caltrans stated that it has completed all of the 433 inspections and that it has a process in place to ensure the field inspections occur annually for each property.

  • Response Date: February 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented


60-Day Agency Response

Caltrans' District 7 office management issued a memo on September 27, 2012, instructing staff to conduct annual field inspections of the properties, effective immediately. Caltrans stated that as of October 9, 2012, it had completed 371 of the 433 inspections and that it is on target to complete the remaining inspections by December 31, 2012. (See 2013-406, p. 170)

  • Response Date: October 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Partially Implemented


All Recommendations in 2011-120

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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