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In The News
- FHWA Review of the ET-Plus
- FHWA Move to Encourage Highway Design Flexibilities Kicks Off with Changes for Lower Speed Roads, 10/7/2015
“This proposed policy change will give states and communities the opportunity to be more innovative in designing their local projects,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “It will help us to build more quality projects that will not only provide more travel options for people, but also support and unite communities across America.”
- Federal Highway Administration Awards $6.4 Million to Tribal Government and Six States to Speed Innovative Projects, 10/7/2015
“These state and tribal governments are delivering innovative projects that will inspire others to follow their lead,” said Federal Highway Administrator Gregory Nadeau. “Funding innovations like these in the future is doable, if Congress acts this year and delivers long-term transportation investment.”
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million in Emergency Relief for Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in South Carolina, 10/6/2015
“Emergency relief funding will help the state begin immediately to recover from record breaking flooding,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “We want South Carolinians to know this funding is only a down payment on our commitment to ensuring all highways and bridges are repaired in the state. More resources will become available as estimates for the cost of repairs become clear.”
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1 Million in Emergency Relief for Roads and Bridges Damaged by Flooding in Missouri, 10/1/2015
“Emergency relief funding will make immediate repairs possible so drivers throughout the state can resume their travel,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “People in Missouri should know that the federal government is working to get the highways and bridges that they rely upon back up and running again.”
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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
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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.
Page last modified on October 7, 2015