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In The News
- Federal Highway Administration Announces $3 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in Kentucky, 7/16/2018
“Flash flooding has caused widespread damage in the Commonwealth,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao. “These emergency funds will expedite the repair process and help ensure that federal-aid highways and bridges can be accessible as quickly as possible.”
- Highway Freight Conditions and Performance Report to Congress, 7/6/2018
The report, the first ever issued by the FHWA on the National Highway Freight Network (NHFN), uses data from FHWA’s Freight Performance Measurement program to analyze the impacts of congestion and determine the operational capacity and efficiency of key freight routes throughout the U.S.
- Federal Highway Administration Announces $17.5 Million for Tribal Transportation Safety Improvements, 7/5/2018
“These investments in tribal communities will improve safety, create jobs and increase access to work, school and medical facilities,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.
- Federal Highway Administration Announces $2 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads and Bridges in Michigan, 7/3/2018
“The Upper Peninsula of Michigan experienced considerable damage to roads and bridges as the result of heavy rainfall and flooding that these quick release funds will help address,” said Acting Federal Highway Administrator Brandye L. Hendrickson. “The funding represents the first installment of funds to the state to ensure all necessary repairs are completed as quickly as possible.”
- Traffic Volume Trends
Monthly report based on hourly traffic count data.
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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.
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