PennDOT Issues Guidance on Procurement of Traffic Signals Using Liquid Fuels Tax Funds

December 20th, 2018

As the result of recent audit findings by the Department of the Auditor General concerning liquid fuels expenditures by municipalities for traffic signal maintenance services, the Department of Transportation (PennDOT), with the concurrence of the Auditor General, is issuing the enclosed guidance to assist you in procuring these services going forward.

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In short, these services need to be advertised and procured competitively in accordance with the applicable municipal code or relevant Penn DOT policies, and not as no-bid items.

If you have any questions, please contact Kristen Sims, Audit Manager, in the Center for Program Development and Management, at 717-214-6161 or