U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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Washington, DC 20590
In The News
- Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or "FAST Act"
- FHWA Awards More Than $10 Million to Seven States to Test New Ways to Fund Highways, 2/12/2019
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced $10.2 million in Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives (STSFA) grants to seven states to test new ways to finance highway and bridge projects. The program’s goal is to allow states to test user-based alternatives to support the Highway Trust Fund, which relies primarily on the federal gas tax
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $705.7 Million in Emergency Relief for Road and Bridge Repairs, 2/5/2019
TThe U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced more than $705.7 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help 34 states, as well as American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, make repairs to roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods, and other unexpected events
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $5 Million for Emergency Repairs to Roads and Bridges Damaged by Alaska Earthquake, 12/1/2018
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $5 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help begin repairs on roads and bridges damaged by yesterday’s earthquake in Alaska. The funds were approved shortly after being requested by Governor Walker and Alaska Department of Transportation Commissioner Luiken
- USDOT Announces Final Rule to Accelerate Project Delivery, 10/31/2018
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced a final rule today to amend Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) that will accelerate project delivery. To date, the new rule is one of the department’s most expansive regulatory realignments of federal environmental transportation policy
- Traffic Volume Trends
Monthly report based on hourly traffic count data.
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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 February 12, 2019