FHWA Launches Economic Recovery Web Site
To assist its State and local partners and other stakeholders in implementing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), which provides significant new funding for transportation infrastructure, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has launched an ARRA
Web site at www.fhwa.dot.gov/economicrecovery.
The site includes implementation guidance, a summary of ARRA provisions, estimated apportionment tables for highway infrastructure investment funds, questions and answers on ARRA issues, and actions that State and local agencies can take to expedite the delivery of economic recovery funds. Also featured are additional FHWA resources that can be helpful to transportation agencies as they implement new highway construction and maintenance projects. These resources include information on workforce training, accelerated construction techniques, innovative technologies, and alternative contracting methods, as well as work zone considerations for ARRA projects. The work zone section includes details on regulations and guidance, best practices, and technical assistance resources.
FHWA's ARRA Web site will be updated regularly to provide the latest details on ARRA implementation. For more information, visit www.fhwa.dot.gov/economicrecovery. Questions regarding the material posted on the site can be sent to Gloria Shepherd, FHWA Associate Administrator for Planning, Environment, and Realty, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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