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In The News
- FHWA Review of the ET-Plus
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1 Million in Emergency Relief for Roads and Bridges Damaged by Flooding in Missouri, 10/1/2015
“Emergency relief funding will make immediate repairs possible so drivers throughout the state can resume their travel,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “People in Missouri should know that the federal government is working to get the highways and bridges that they rely upon back up and running again.”
- July 2015 Set New Record for Most Mileage Driven, New Federal Data Show, 9/25/2015
New estimates released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving topped 1.82 trillion miles in the year’s first seven months, beating the previous record – 1.77 trillion, set in July 2007.
- FHWA Announces $200,000 in Grants to Explore Overnight Truck Delivery in New York City Boroughs and Florida, 9/24/2015
“I’ve talked to people around the country and they have told me they are tired of spending hours stuck in traffic – they want their transportation problems solved,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “If successful in these cities, this approach can be applied to other areas around the country, cutting congestion, commute times, and the costs to businesses.”
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2 Million in Emergency Relief for Roads and Bridges Damaged by Wildfires in Northern California, 9/22/2015
“Emergency relief funding will make immediate repairs possible throughout the area and reopen critical roads again,” said Secretary Foxx. “We want to ensure that everyone in this region of California has access to safe roads and safe bridges – and this funding will help ensure that travel can get back to normal as soon as possible.”
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Monthly report based on hourly traffic count data.
What We Do
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides stewardship over the construction, maintenance and preservation of the Nation’s highways, bridges and tunnels. FHWA also conducts research and provides technical assistance to state and local agencies in an effort to improve safety, mobility, and livability, and to encourage innovation. read more
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Planning A Trip?
- National Traffic & Road Closure Information
A collection of links from public agencies and other entities that offer information about current traffic conditions across the nation. The links are organized by State and include information on road closures due to weather or road construction, and traffic conditions.
- America’s Byways®
The umbrella term we use for marketing the collection of 150 distinct and diverse roads designated by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation. America's Byways include the National Scenic Byways and All-American Roads.
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