U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
In The News
- Guardrail Safety
- Federal Highway Administration Ranked Eighth Among U.S. Government’s ‘Best Places to Work’, 12/19/2014
“I see each day the commitment to public service throughout the Department of Transportation, and it makes me very proud to see the results of this survey reflect that,” said Secretary Foxx
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Awards $5.4 Million to Speed Innovation in Transportation Projects, 12/18/2014
"We are building projects faster and at less cost to taxpayers, without compromising safety, because of the investments being made through this program," said Secretary Foxx
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $2 Million in 'Quick Release' Emergency Relief Funds for California, 12/17/2014
Federal Funds to help Caltrans cover the costs of repairing roads damaged by flash floods and related mudslides throughout the state in recent days.
- FHWA Celebrates Opening of Kennebec Bridge in Central Maine, 12/5/2014
“The project exemplifies what is needed all across America -- transportation projects built with federal dollars that can alleviate congestion, move goods faster and help commuters and residents get to and from home and work safely and efficiently.” –Acting FHWA Administrator Nadeau
Transforming the way we build, maintain, and manage our nation's highways.
- Traffic Volume Trends
Monthly report based on hourly traffic count data.
What We Do
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
Careers At FHWA
Ranked in Top 10 of “Best Places to Work in Federal Government” in 2014
Choosing a profession with the FHWA provides an opportunity for you to effect change in technologies that span the world and impact the way we live and interact. Embark on a career that makes a difference.
Planning A Trip?
- 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.
Page last modified on December 19, 2014.