Pre-Award Examination of Cost Proposal Submitted by Skanska – Stacy & Witbeck (SSW), a Joint Venture

We have examined the cost proposal of Skanska – Stacy and Witbeck, a Joint Venture (Skanska JV) to provide pre-construction phase services relating to the City of Los Angeles’ Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project. The objectives of the examination were to (i) assess the reasonableness of the proposed costs, (ii) determine the adequacy of the accounting system in accumulating costs under the proposed contract, and (iii) evaluate the financial capability of Skanska USA Civil West California District (CAD), Inc. In addition, we determined whether the proposed contract included mandatory provisions under the Caltrans Local Assistance Procedures Manual.