Maintenance Services Section - 591-0160-18

Description of Agency

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is responsible for the maintenance of Michigan’s 9,669-mile State highway system, which comprises all M, I, and U.S. routes. MDOT’s Maintenance Services Section provides highly specialized skills, technical support, and training assistance to MDOT regional offices, transportation service centers, and maintenance garages in an effort to provide a safe roadway for the traveling public, to maintain the serviceability of the highway system, and to support facilities while preserving the State’s investment in its transportation infrastructure. For fiscal years 2016 and 2017, MDOT incurred annual maintenance expenditures totaling $298 million.

Audit Objectives

  1. To assess the sufficiency of MDOT’s efforts to maintain the State’s transportation infrastructure.

  2. To assess the effectiveness of MDOT’s efforts in processing accident damage claims.



Estimated Release Date: December 2018

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