U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
In The News
- FHWA Review of the ET-Plus
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $194 Million TIFIA Loan for Orlando's Wekiva Parkway, 3/25/2015
The project would reduce congestion on US 441 and SR 46, making it easier to travel between Seminole, Lake and Orange counties, which face significant traffic growth.
- New Data Show January Driving Topped 237 Billion Miles, 3/24/2015
"These data make it clear that traffic volumes are growing nationwide," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
- U.S. Department of Transportation Urges Drivers to Stay Alert While Driving Near Nation's Highway Work Zones, 3/24/2015
"As the temperatures climb, thousands of highway workers nationwide are heading back to work to improve America's roads," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
- Older Drivers At Peak Levels, New Data Show, 3/23/2015
"Knowing that older drivers are one of our fastest-growing populations helps us realize the importance of transportation investment – especially for research," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony 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
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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 March 26, 2015.