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In The News
- FHWA Review of the ET-Plus
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Awards $7.1 Million to Seven States, National Park Service to Speed Innovation, 7/27/2015
“Innovation requires creative thinking and investment,” said Secretary Foxx. “These state DOTs, along with the National Park Service, are building roads and bridges that are saving time, money, and lives. Now it’s up to Congress to pass a long-term transportation bill so that states have the resources to continue delivering better, more innovative infrastructure.”
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2 Million in Emergency Relief Funds For California's Flood-Damaged I-10 Bridge, 7/23/2015
“About 20,000 drivers use this bridge each day, traveling between Arizona and California,” said Secretary Foxx. “ It is a critical piece of infrastructure for the people in both states, and DOT is committed to doing everything we can to help the area rebuild quickly and safely.”
- U.S. Driving Tops Trillion-Mile Mark in Year's First Five Months, 7/21/2015
New estimates released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving topped an estimated 1.26 trillion miles in the first five months of 2015, passing the previous record – 1.23 trillion – set in May 2007.
- Federal Highway Administration Launches New National Tunnel Inspection Program, 7/14/2015
“This important step to keep our nation’s tunnels safe for the traveling public is unprecedented,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “Establishing national standards will help us maintain a high level of quality and uniformity in tunnel inspections nationwide.”
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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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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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