Please Note: Because the National Scenic Byways Program is no longer funded, FHWA is no longer soliciting grant applications. Without funding for the Program, FHWA will not be moving forward with another round of designations of America's Byways® at this time.
Here are some important documents for your reference as you prepare for nominations.
This is the official memo soliciting nominations for designation by the Secretary of Transportation.
This document provides complete information about the 2008 National Scenic Byways nomination process and requirements.
This is a self-evaluation tool byway leaders can use internally to establish your road has the necessary documentation to justify seeking national designation.
This document provides guidelines for providing NSBP with electronic images and tips for creating media-ready photos.
View portions of the U.S. Code and SAFETEA-LU that are relevant to the National Scenic Byways Program.
This document outlines the policy for establishment of the National Scenic Byways Program.
View a list of currently designated All-American Roads and National Scenic Byways, with their dates of designation and the Intrinsic Qualities the U.S. Secretary of Transportation recognized when designating them.
42 new designations were last announced on October 16, 2009 by the Secretary of Transportation. Current designations are:
Please see the press release for more information.