External link: http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/docs/NCHRP20-24(74)_ExecutiveSummary.pdf


Departments of Transportation (DOTs) face myriad risks both in long term planning and in the day-to-day functions of the agency. This report describes how the leadership at DOTs currently implement risk management protocols, and to identify which strategies were most effective. A survey of state DOTs was constructed to both identify the perceptions of risk and risk management and to detail the effect those risk management practices how the on the agency's strategic goals.


Author: D'Ignazio, J., M. Hallowell and K. Molenaar

Year Published: 2011

Report Number: NHCRP 20-24 (74)

Publisher: The Transportation Research Board


Topic: Program/Project Risk

Process: Managing Risk

Agency Type: General, State DOT