U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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In The News
- Hurricane Florence Emergency Relief Information
- Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or "FAST Act"
- FHWA Awards $8.4 Million to Nine States for Innovative Highway Projects, 9/7/2018
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced $8.4 million in Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration awards to the state Departments of Transportation in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Oklahoma, and Utah. Projects will soon be under way in each state to improve safety and operational efficiency of roads and bridges using cutting-edge pavement materials, engineering techniques, and connected-vehicle technology
- Federal Highway Administration Makes $225 Million Available for Highway Bridge Improvement Grants, 9/5/2018
The Federal Highway Administration today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) in the Federal Register for rural states to compete for $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grants
- U.S. Department of Transportation Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Nebraska, 9/5/2018
Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and state officials joined the Federal Highway Administration's Deputy Administrator Brandye Hendrickson and other FHWA officials to sign a “Memorandum of Understanding,” giving the Nebraska Department of Transportation greater control over certain federal environmental compliance reviews
- FHWA National Dialogue on Highway Automation in Chicago Focuses on Freight Operations, 9/5/2018
On September 5-6, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration will host the fourth in its series of national dialogue meetings on automated vehicles and their impacts on U.S. highways and freight movement
- 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 September 14, 2018