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"
- Nicole R. Nason Sworn in as New Federal Highway Administrator, 5/7/2019
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao swore in Nicole R. Nason as the 20th Administrator of the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on May 2, 2019. The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Nason by a vote of 95-1 on March 28
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in Missouri, 5/3/2019
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the immediate availability of $2 million in "quick release" Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair roads damaged by widespread flooding throughout Missouri
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $9 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads in Iowa, 4/12/2019
U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the immediate availability of $9 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair roads damaged by flooding in Iowa
- Federal Highway Administration Calls for Safer Driving, Safer Work Zones, 4/9/2019
Deputy Federal Highway Administrator Brandye L. Hendrickson today was joined by local officials, construction workers, and families of highway work zone victims at the kickoff event for the 2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week. "Safety is everyone's responsibility, so please focus 100% on driving, be sober, be considerate of road workers and other road users and, please, obey the posted speed limits," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao
- 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 May 16, 2019