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Need Funding for a Demonstration Project?
FHWA is looking for Accelerated Innovation Deployment demonstration projects to support.
If you need funding for a project that can move innovations along faster and provide safer, better roads and bridges then learn how to apply.
Find out how this month's innovation, 3-D Modeling, enhances safety, provides faster, more accurate and more efficient project planning and construction.
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FHWA Works: Building Bridges Faster, Saving You Time and Money
Tired of sitting in traffic jams? Find out how the Federal Highway Administration uses Accelerated Bridge Construction to help states build bridges faster while minimizing—or even eliminating—traffic jams, detours and delays. See how the FHWA works to give you the best possible driving experience.
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Every Day Counts
The Every Day Counts initiative is designed to identify and deploy innovation aimed at reducing the time it takes to deliver highway projects, enhance safety, and protect the environment.
In The News
- New Department of Transportation Report on Highway, Transit Conditions Points to Need for More Investment, 2/28/2014
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that a new report on the state of America's transportation infrastructure, 2013 Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance, confirms that more investment is needed to maintain and improve the nation's highway and transit systems.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $60 Million Loan for U.S. 36 in the Boulder-Denver Region, 2/26/2014
Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for $60 million that will help pay for the reconstruction of U.S. 36 express lanes in the Boulder-Denver area, bringing congestion relief to drivers throughout the region.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Joins Federal, State Officials for Opening of New Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge, 2/8/2014
Secretary Foxx joined Missouri Gov. Nixon and Illinois Gov. Quinn for the ribboncutting of the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge on I-70.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $840 Million Loan for the Grand Parkway Project in Greater Houston, 2/6/2014
The completed Grand Parkway Project will be a four-lane, 55-mile toll road in northwest Harris County and southeast Montgomery County. The TIFIA loan will go toward the design and construction of specific sections of the project.
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 2013
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.
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