U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
In The News
- Guardrail Safety
- The U.S. Department Transportation Announces $2.6 Million in Grants to Expand Real-Time Travel Information in 13 Cities, 2/24/2015
"State-of-the-art technologies like these make the entire transportation network better, safer, and more reliable for commuters, businesses, and freight shippers," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
- U.S. Driving at Highest Level Since 2007, New Data Show, 2/23/2015
Americans drove nearly 3 trillion miles in 2013, the highest level in six years, confirming estimates released last year and supporting calls for greater investment in roads, bridges, transit, and pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure to accommodate growing traffic volumes.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Announces More than $232 Million in Emergency Relief for Road/Bridge Repairs, 2/18/2015
"We are committed to getting transportation facilities restored as quickly as possible following natural disasters and other emergencies," said Secretary Foxx.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Visits South Carolina Steel Plant, 2/18/2015
"American companies like Owen Steel are facing increased costs due to congestion on our roads and ports," said Secretary Foxx.
Transforming the way we build, maintain, and manage our nation's highways.
- 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
Careers At FHWA
Ranked in Top 10 of “Best Places to Work in Federal Government” in 2014
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.
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 February 23, 2015.