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President Barack Obama Visits
FHWA Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center


President Obama and Secretary Foxx
visited the FHWA Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
to speak about the importance of transportation.

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Highway Trust Fund


U.S. Secretary Foxx announces Highway Trust Fund cash management strategy.


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FHWA Works:
When Disaster Strikes, FHWA Helps

Learn more about the Emergency Relief Program.
See how FHWA works to get communities
back on their feet when disaster strikes.


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FHWA's Research and Technology Agenda

Discover how FHWA is addressing
six of the Nation's key highway challenges
through research and technology.


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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

Careers At FHWA

Ranked in Top 10 of “Best Places to Work in Federal Government” in 2013

Choosing a profession with the FHWA provides an opportunity for you to effect change in technologies that span the world and impact the way we live and interact. Embark on a career that makes a difference.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring and advancement in the Federal Government are based on qualifications and job performance.

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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