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A Look Back at Moving Forward:
The First Round of Every Day Counts
From start to finish, the first round of Every Day Counts challenged States to embrace innovations in their highway projects. And that’s exactly what they did.
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See how FHWA works closely with its partners in building and improving the transportation infrastructure in our national parks, forests, tribal lands, military installations, and other Federal lands. This is the Federal Highway Administration, and this is how we work.
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Every Day Counts
The Every Day Counts initiative is designed to identify and deploy innovation aimed at reducing the time it takes to deliver highway projects, enhance safety, and protect the environment.
Learn what industry partners are saying about Every Day Counts at the EDC Forum.
In The News
- FHWA Celebrates Groundbreaking for Houston Bike/Pedestrian Trails, 11/25/2013
FHWA Administrator Mendez participated in the groundbreaking for the Houston Regional Bike/Pedestrian Connections to Transit project.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $275 Million Loan for Northwest Corridor Project in Atlanta, 11/21/2013
"The new reversible lanes on I-75 and I-575 will help commuters and businesses alike by easing congestion on one of the city's most gridlocked highways," said Secretary Foxx. "It's a great example of the Obama Administration's efforts to invest in projects that will meet the transportation challenges of our growing nation."
- U.S. Department of Transportation Proposes Key Freight Highways, 11/18/2013
"Freight movement is the lifeblood of the American economy," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. "To create jobs, remain competitive and strengthen the economy, we must develop a more strategic approach to moving freight, and identifying the highways that are most critical for freight is a key part of that effort."
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $8.6 Million for Tribal Transportation Safety Improvements , 11/13/2013
"These new funds will help improve the safety of roads in Indian Country for everyone who depends on them and will improve the quality of life for the tribal communities they serve," said Secretary Foxx.
- Reinforced Concrete
A new era for concrete roadways has arrived with the use of continuously reinforced concrete pavement (CRCP) in projects across the country.
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 2012
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 November 25, 2013.