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In The News
- FHWA Releases Trinity ET-Plus Guardrail End Terminal Re-testing Plan, 11/12/2014
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released a revised plan submitted by Trinity Industries to re-test the four-inch ET-Plus guardrail end terminal. The device must meet crash test criteria established by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) – or it will no longer be eligible for federal reimbursement by FHWA.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Visits Madison's Proposed I-39/90 Expansion Project, 9/24/2014
"Hundreds of thousands of people depend on this route every day, and widening it will help it meet the needs of today and for years to come," said Secretary Foxx.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $1.5 Million in 'Quick Release' Emergency Relief Funds to Repair I-15 North of Las Vegas, 9/16/2014
"The first step is to repair a section of this major interstate now in ruin, making it necessary for travelers to go through lengthy detours," said Secretary Foxx. "We are providing funding today knowing that additional federal assistance will be needed to repair all the damage."
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $500,000 in 'Quick Release' Emergency Relief Funds for Idaho, 9/9/2014
"We will do everything we can to restore full access to this community," said Secretary Foxx.
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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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