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- FHWA Review of the ET-Plus
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $3 Million in Emergency Relief Funds for Storm-Damaged Roads in Kentucky, 5/21/2015
"Kentucky's transportation systems have recently suffered damage from both winter snow storms and April floods, and these emergency relief funds allow the Department to quickly help out when the state needs it the most," said Secretary Foxx
- Driving Topped 262 Billion Miles In March, New Data Show, 5/20/2015
Throughout the first quarter of the year, the nation drove 720.1 billion VMT – the highest for any year’s first quarter. The increase in travel on America’s roads underscores the need for greater investment in transportation infrastructure.
- Funding Shortfall Puts New US 395 North Spokane Corridor Highway Project on Hold, 5/20/2015
“This project will eliminate congestion and improve traffic flow and safety for thousands of drivers throughout the Spokane Valley each day," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “This project is a perfect example of why we need a long-term transportation bill, like theÂ GROW AMERICA Act, that will provide funding certainty at the federal level.”
- FHWA Announces Changes to Improve Roadside Safety Hardware, 5/18/2015
Acting Administrator Nadeau announced a series of actions that will apply to the reimbursement eligibility process for states purchasing and installing guardrails, their components and other devices.
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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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