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In The News
- Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or "FAST Act"
- FHWA Review of the ET-Plus
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5.7 Million for Emergency Repairs to Roads in West Virginia, 6/30/2016
“West Virginia is a key part of the East Coast’s transportation network – making our efforts to open their roads and stabilize their bridges a national priority," said Secretary Foxx. “We will do everything we can to help repair and reopen these routes quickly and safely, because the well-being of West Virginians and their economy is important to us all.”
- Federal Highway Administration Opens Key Portion of Alameda Corridor East in Los Angeles County, 6/17/2016
“Projects like this make it safer and easier for people to get to jobs and to access essential services—and we need more of them nationwide to balance the needs of local residents and the business community,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said. “Our broader goal is to support projects that provide opportunities to people while improving their quality of life.”
- Federal Highway Administration Awards $3 Million for Highway-related Job Training, 6/14/2016
"Providing individuals with the job training opportunities they need is critical to keeping our highway system up and running," said Secretary Foxx. "Training programs like these create opportunities for workers in the short-term, and ensure that the next generation is ready for the challenges that will face America’s transportation system in the years ahead."
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2 Million for Emergency Repairs to Federal Roads in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, 6/7/2016
“Thousands of drivers use these roads each year – especially during the heavy tourism months of summer,” said Secretary Foxx. “We are committed to doing everything we can to help repair and reopen these routes quickly and safely, to support the well-being of the people and the economy in the Northwest U.S.”
- Traffic Volume Trends
Monthly report based on hourly traffic count data.
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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.
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 July 1, 2016