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In The News
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $1 Million in 'Quick Release' Emergency Relief Funds to Repair Damage to I-65 Near Nashville, 8/20/2014
"FHWA is committed to working with the state to accelerate the construction of this bridge," said Acting Federal Highway Administrator Gregory Nadeau. "We know that I-65 is heavily used in the region by residents and businesses alike and understand the urgency to get this bridge up and running again."
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $750,000 in 'Quick Release' Emergency Relief Funds for Roads Damaged by Rainfall in Detroit, 8/20/2014
"These funds represent the first installment of our commitment to the people of Michigan while the state continues to assess the damage," said Secretary Foxx. "Roadway destruction caused by last week’s storm has greatly inconvenienced Michiganders who rely on these critical transportation links every day."
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Awards $4.03 Million to Accelerate Innovative Transportation Projects, 8/19/2014
The funds, which offset the cost of demonstration projects, will help to get roads and bridges repaired and built faster and more efficiently. Additional grants will be announced in coming weeks.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $333.9 Million in Emergency Relief for Road Repairs in 21 States, 8/6/2014
“We are making good on our promise to help residents in states affected by natural disasters and other emergencies,“ said Secretary Foxx.
- 2015 TPEA Nominations
The Transportation Planning Excellence Awards Program is now accepting nominations through 9/15/14.
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- Traffic Volume Trends
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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- 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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