U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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Washington, DC 20590
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In The News
- FHWA Review of the ET-Plus
- Federal Highway Deputy Administrator Visits Kansas City-Area's $41.4 Million I-35/Pleasant Valley Improvement, 4/27/2015
"This project is an example of what we can do with our transportation dollars when we work together with State and local governments, and regional planners," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. "It is also an example of the types of projects that will be put on hold or cancelled altogether unless we can provide long-term funding certainty at the federal level."
- FHWA Collects New Data to Bolster Bridge Inspections, 4/27/2015
"Smart data can drive smart infrastructure planning and make transportation safer," said Secretary Foxx. "We can use this data to help state and local governments target bridge investments, but the single biggest impact on roads, bridges, and all modal transportation is the long-term transportation bill the Department sent to Congress."
- New Data Show February Driving Topped 221 Billion Miles, 4/23/2015
“As traffic volume continues to grow nationwide, so does the need for greater federal investment in our highways and bridges,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “
- FHWA Names Environmental Excellence Award Recipients for 2015, 4/22/2015
“Building a 21st-century transportation system that is cost-efficient and protects the environment requires creativity and innovation,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
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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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