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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 (FHWA) Announces Availability of $8.9 Million for Tribal Transportation Grants, 7/22/2016
A Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) that appeared in the Federal Register this week announced the availability of Ű.9 million in competitive grants from the Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds program.
- Federal Highway Administration Invites States to Designate ‘Zero-Emission’ and ‘Alternative Fuel’ Corridors, 7/22/2016
“We can’t have Smart Cities without Smart Highways,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx. “Making sure drivers with alternative fuel vehicles can use the national highway system, rather than being limited only to local areas, is the next step in advancing America’s transportation network.”
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $4.15 Million for Emergency Repairs to Roads and Bridges in Wisconsin, 7/20/2016
“The Department has put the reopening of critical transportation links in northern Wisconsin at the top of the priority list,” said Secretary Foxx. “With many communities cut off from vital necessities and services, we know the situation there is dire.”
- Federal Highway Administration Opens Pedestrian Crossing at San Ysidro Land Port of Entry in Southern California, 7/15/2016
“It is our responsibility to find the best transportation solutions possible, ones that make the most sense for the communities in which they are built,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “Projects like these will provide options for the many different ways people use this crossing.”
- 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
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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.
Page last modified on July 18, 2016