U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
FHWA Order M1100.1A
|FHWA Delegations and Organization Manual|
Part II (Organization and Functions)
Chapter 1 (General)
NOTE: Chapter 1 (General) is currently under revision.
Effective August 29, 2011
* The Office of the Administrator includes the Administrator, Deputy Administrator, and the Executive Director. FHWA's Director of Innovative Program Delivery, the Program Manager for Transportation Security, the Directors of Field Services (DFS), and the Director of Technical Services (DTS) are extensions of the Executive Director's office. The DFSs provide administrative supervision and leadership on strategic initiatives to their constituent Federal-aid division offices. The DTS provides executive direction to the Resource Center, the National Highway Institute, and Technology Partnership Programs.
** The Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO), which has a departmentwide role and authority for coordinating ITS program activities and initiatives, is organizationally located within FHWA. The Program Manager for the ITS JPO provides executive direction over the ITS JPO. The Administrator of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) has primary responsibility for the strategic oversight and direction of the ITS JPO, including but not limited to, providing policy guidance for ITS programs and activities and coordinating ITS research within the Department. The FHWA Administrator is responsible for ensuring the continuing availability of professional, technical, and administrative services to support the ITS JPO.