U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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In The News
- Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or "FAST Act"
- FHWA Review of the ET-Plus
- Federal Highway Administration Opens Phase 2 of Johnson County Gateway Project in Kansas City Area, 11/29/2016
“This project will strengthen the connections between these communities throughout the metro Kansas City area,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said. “Ultimately, it will enhance roadway safety, improve quality of life and expand opportunities for everyone in Johnson County.”
- Federal Highway Administration Unveils National ‘Alternative Fuel and Electric Charging’ Network, 11/3/2016
“Alternative fuels and electric vehicles will play an integral part in the future of America’s transportation system,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “We have a duty to help drivers identify routes that will help them refuel and recharge those vehicles and designating these corridors on our highways is a first step.”
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in Pennsylvania, 11/2/2016
“The flooding has caused significant damage to roads and bridges in central part of the state and Pennsylvanians are just beginning to pick up the pieces,” said Secretary Foxx. “This funding will help expedite the recovery process.”
- U.S. Drivers Consumed 71.8 Billion Gallons of Gasoline in First Half of 2016, 10/28/2016
The data, reported in the FHWA’s “Monthly Motor Fuel Reported By States,” show the South Gulf – a region of eight states stretching from Texas to West Virginia – had a 4.1 percent increase, the largest percentage increase of any region in the country.
- 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 November 23, 2016