U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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In The News
- Guardrail Safety
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2.47 Million for Innovative Projects in Maine, Pennsylvania and Washington, 1/22/2015
“With one out of four bridges needing significant repair and 65 percent of our roads rated in less than good condition, there’s a clear need to invest in our nation’s infrastructure,” said Secretary Foxx.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $500,000 in Emergency Relief Funds for Washington State, 1/7/2015
“These funds are critical to covering the costs of road damage that was done in the western portion of the state due to record rainfall,” said Secretary Foxx.
- Federal Highway Administration On Hand to Kick Off Sarah Mildred Long Bridge Replacement Project, 1/5/2015
The project, estimated to cost $170 million, relies on $25 million from the U.S. DOT's Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program.
- FHWA Requesting Credible Data on Safety of ET-Plus, 12/24/2014
"We've said from day one that we will do everything we can to ensure that drivers, passengers and the roads they travel on are safe, and this is one more action we’re taking to determine if the ET-Plus is working properly," said FHWA Acting Administrator Gregory Nadeau.
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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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