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In The News
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $750,000 in 'Quick Release' Emergency Relief Funds for Washington State, 8/29/2014
The funds will help the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) cover the costs of repairing roads damaged by flash flooding in Twisp, Wash., in Okanogan County.
- New Data Show U.S. Driving at Highest Level in Six Years, 8/29/2014
"More people driving means our economy is picking up speed," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. "It also means we need to increase our investment in transportation to meet this demand, which is why Congress needs to pass the President's four-year, $302 billion GROW AMERICA Act."
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $2 Million in 'Quick Release' Emergency Relief Funds for California’s Napa Valley, 8/25/2014
"The FHWA will work with Caltrans until all repairs are made, and every damaged road and bridge is fully repaired," said Acting Federal Highway Administrator Gregory Nadeau. "Safety is our top priority, and we will do whatever we can to help California recover from this event."
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $1 Million in 'Quick Release' Emergency Relief Funds to Repair Damage to I-65 Near Nashville, 8/20/2014
"FHWA is committed to working with the state to accelerate the construction of this bridge," said Acting Federal Highway Administrator Gregory Nadeau.
- 2015 TPEA Nominations
The Transportation Planning Excellence Awards Program is now accepting nominations through 9/15/14.
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
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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.
- 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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