U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
202-366-4000


Skip to content U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway AdministrationU.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration

Policy and Governmental Affairs
Office of Highway Policy Information

FHWA Home / Policy & Governmental Affairs / Highway Policy Information / Office of Highway Policy Information

Office of Highway Policy Information (OHPI) – Highway Finance Data Collection

High way Finance Data Collection

Our Nation's Highways: 2010

Chapter 1. Highway Infrastructure

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness."
–Mark Twain

Improvements of the highway infrastructure not only provide benefits to the economic system due to an increase in infrastructure development, but also encourages and provides ways for the American public to experience all that the United States has to offer. Since the introduction of a plan for an interstate system to Congress in 1939, the Nation has devoted significant resources to the creation of a roadway system that connects every major population center. With the interstate system acting as the system’s backbone, we have enjoyed freedom of travel and efficiency of commerce as never before.

<< Prev Contents Next >>
Page last modified on November 7, 2014.
Federal Highway Administration | 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE | Washington, DC 20590 | 202-366-4000

All Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) information technology systems will be unavailable, Friday, December 2, at 10:00 p.m. to Sunday, December 04, at 11:59 p.m., EDT, while work is being performed on the network. During that time, users will not be able to access any FHWA systems.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact the 5-Help Service Center @ (866) 466-5221 or 5-HelpServiceCenter@dot.gov.