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 Cuts Ribbon on San Bernardino’s Devore Interchange, 5/20/2016
“The tremendous growth in Southern California and the Inland Empire has made it paramount to improve the interchange and provide congestion relief to both commuters and truckers,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “We need more of these types of projects nationwide that fix traffic bottlenecks while underscoring the need for sustained and robust federal funding.”
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1 Million for Repairs to Roads Throughout Georgia’s Chattahoochee National Forest, 5/16/2016
“Thousands of drivers use these roads each year – especially during the heavy tourism months of summer,” said Secretary Foxx. “We are committed to doing everything we can to help repair and reopen these routes quickly and safely to ensure that the people and businesses of Georgia, and nearby Tennessee, do not suffer economically.”
- FHWA Publishes Policy Revision to Allow More Flexibility in Project Design, 5/6/2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published revisions to current federal policy that will help reduce cost and speed up the design of roads and streets located in smaller towns and cities.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $357 Million TIFIA Loan to Build New Lanes on Houston’s SH 288, 4/29/2016
“The TIFIA loan program is designed to help communities like Houston begin projects like this – a project that they would have otherwise had to wait years to start,” said Secretary Foxx. “The new tolls lanes will provide a more reliable commute in one of America’s most congested metro areas, and improve access to jobs and community services in neighborhoods there.”
- 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.
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