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Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Research and Technology Agenda

 

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Research and Technology Agenda

Safety is the U.S. Department of Transportation's top priority and is underscored throughout FHWA's research areas.

 

Advancing Safety

Safety is the U.S. Department of Transportation's top priority and is underscored throughout FHWA's research areas.    

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A growing economy needs highways that safely and reliably move people and goods where they need to go.

 

Improving the Mobility of People and Goods

A growing economy needs highways that safely and reliably move people and goods where they need to go.    

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Keeping pavements and structures in good condition requires innovations that improve the monitoring and repair of our roadways.

 

Maintaining Infrastructure Integrity

Keeping pavements and structures in good condition requires innovations that improve the monitoring and repair of our roadways.    

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Effective tools and research help decrease highway congestion, safety risks, and wear-and-tear in the face of growing demand.

 

Enhancing System Performance

Effective tools and research help decrease highway congestion, safety risks, and wear-and-tear in the face of growing demand.    

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Environmentally friendly transportation networks benefit more than our highway system and FHWA is leading the way.

 

Promoting Environmental Sustainability

Environmentally friendly transportation networks benefit more than our highway system and FHWA is leading the way.    

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FHWA's vision for the Nation’s roadways extends beyond today’s challenges, anticipating the emerging issues of tomorrow.

 

Preparing for the Future

FHWA's vision for the Nation’s roadways extends beyond today’s challenges, anticipating the emerging issues of tomorrow.    

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Welcome to the FHWA Research and Technology Agenda. Discover how FHWA’s offices and programs are addressing six of the Nation’s key highway challenges.

 

Challenges

 

Meeting the Challenges

The FHWA Research and Technology Agenda targets six high-priority highway challenges that affect all of us

 

Learn how FHWA’s offices and programs are meeting today’s highway challenges through research.

 

What's New

 

Share Your Thoughts

 

You can help shape the agenda by providing your comments and suggestions about highway challenges as well as the objectivies and strategies FHWA is using to address them. Look for opportunities to contribute throughout the site.