U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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Washington, DC 20590
In The News
- Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or "FAST Act"
- FHWA Review of the ET-Plus
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1.6 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in Wisconsin, 10/25/2016
“These floodwaters have impacted the residents and businesses statewide,” said Secretary Foxx. “This money will ensure critical repairs are made to keep affected communities connected to vital services and emergency relief.”
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1 Million for Emergency Repairs to Roads and Bridges Damaged by Hurricane Matthew in South Carolina, 10/20/2016
“Hurricane Matthew caused significant damage to South Carolina’s roadways and bridges, creating serious challenges for the local residents and taking a toll on the economy,” said Secretary Foxx. “We’re doing everything we can to support the state and local response to this disaster, and are working to restore emergency access and begin the most critical repairs.”
- FHWA Releases New Data Showing Nearly 20 Percent of U.S. Drivers Are Over 65, 10/18/2016
These new figures support U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx’s “Beyond Traffic,” a 30-year vision for future transportation, which predicts a 77 percent increase among drivers over age 65 by 2045.
- USDOT Announces $6 Million Grant for Denver’s Smart City Program, 10/13/2016
“This grant considers all travelers in the giving them more information to plan their trips ahead of time and avoid traffic congestion, said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “Denver residents will be equipped to travel in a smarter fashion – which in the end saves time and supports the entire region’s economic growth.”
- Traffic Volume Trends
Monthly report based on hourly traffic count data.
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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.
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 October 27, 2016