U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
In The News
- Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or "FAST Act"
- Beyond Traffic 2045 National Freight Strategy Framework
- FHWA Review of the ET-Plus
- New USDOT Report on Highway, Transit Conditions Reveals America’s $926 Billion Infrastructure Investment Need, 1/12/2017
“We have an infrastructure system that is fundamental to the nation’s economic health, and it needs greater attention and resources,” said Secretary Foxx. “Improving our nation’s roads, bridges, and transit helps create jobs, connects communities and ensures that our nation is equipped for the future.”
- New FHWA Rules Aim to Improve Performance of Nation’s Highway System, 1/10/2017
“Deteriorating and congested roads and bridges in our nation must be addressed head on, and today’s actions help us do exactly that,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
- Federal Highway Administration Ranked Among U.S. Government’s ‘Best Places to Work’ for Fifth Year In a Row, 1/4/2017
“The men and women of the FHWA exemplify exceptional public service every day of the year, and this survey reaffirms that,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “Federal Highway Administrator Greg Nadeau and the entire FHWA family has earned this distinction through their innovative spirit and ongoing commitment to public safety. Their professionalism is on display every day of the year, and they deserve this recognition.”
- Federal Highway Deputy Administrator Kim Joins Indiana Governor-Elect Holcomb and Other Regional Officials for Opening of Ohio River Bridge’s East End Crossing, 12/18/2016
“This new bridge created hundreds of jobs during its construction and will support thousands more in the decades ahead by improving one of America's most important trade corridors,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “Projects like this keep communities connected and invigorate regional economies.”
- 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
Careers At FHWA
Ranked in Top 10% of “Best Places to Work in Federal Government” in 2016
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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 3, 2017