The Compliance Division fosters stewardship by preventing and detecting fraud, waste and abuse by providing assurance regarding the integrity and performance of programs managed by TxDOT and our business partners.
In keeping with our commitment, two programs exist to allow citizens and TxDOT employees to report fraud, waste and abuse anonymously:
The TxDOT Watch reporting system allows individuals to anonymously report suspected unethical and illegal activities within the agency in one of two ways:
Texas State Auditor's Office (SAO)
Citizens and TxDOT employees may also report suspected fraudulent activity directly to the Compliance Division via email, phone, or mail:
As part of our ongoing commitment to honesty, integrity, transparency and accountability, TxDOT partners with businesses to educate them on the importance of maintaining the highest ethical standards through our commitment to our business ethics program as outlined in Title 43 Texas Administrative Code Rule §10.51.
Required conduct by entities doing business with TxDOT is listed in Title 43 Texas Administrative Code Rule §10.101. Entities doing business with TxDOT must report to TxDOT in writing within five working days any behavior that seriously and directly affects the entity’s responsibility to the department (criminal convictions, conflict of interest, bribery, payment of kickbacks, etc.). Entities that violate Rule §10.101 (related to Required Conduct) are subject to sanction, including debarment up to five years, in accordance with Title 43 Texas Administrative Code Rule §10.254.
Entities debarred and/or suspended from doing business with TxDOT are in the spreadsheet linked below: