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Moving Ahead with Map-21
Safety Performance Measures


DOT published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)
in the Federal Register to provide safety
performance measures as required by MAP-21.
Submit your comments by June 9.

FY 2015 Budget Request

President Obama unveiled the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget request.

DOT Highlights

FHWA FY 2015 Budget Estimates

FHWA Works: Building Bridges Faster, Saving You Time and Money

Tired of sitting in traffic jams? Find out how the Federal Highway Administration uses Accelerated Bridge Construction to help states build bridges faster while minimizing—or even eliminating—traffic jams, detours and delays. See how the FHWA works to give you the best possible driving experience.

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Every Day Counts

The Every Day Counts initiative is designed to identify and deploy innovation aimed at reducing the time it takes to deliver highway projects, enhance safety, and protect the environment.

In The News

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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