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In The News
- Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act or "FAST Act"
- FHWA Review of the ET-Plus
- On Average, U.S. Drivers Travel Farther By Noon Than International Space Station Has Ever Flown, New Federal Data Show, 5/27/2016
New data released by the USDOT's FHWA show that U.S. driving reached 746 billion miles in the first three months of 2016, beating the previous record of 720.1 billion miles set last year.
- U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $200 Million Loan to Build New Lanes on New Hampshire's Interstate 93, 5/25/2016
“The TIFIA loan will help New Hampshire embark on an ambitious project that will create more opportunity for communities along the corridor,” said Secretary Foxx. “As seen in our Beyond Traffic study released last year, this is a region with a rapidly growing population, experiencing greater traffic and increased gridlock. The I-93 widening will provide the area with an economic boost, and increase access to businesses and jobs.”
- Federal Highway Administration Cuts Ribbon on San Bernardino’s Devore Interchange, 5/20/2016
“The tremendous growth in Southern California and the Inland Empire has made it paramount to improve the interchange and provide congestion relief to both commuters and truckers,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. “We need more of these types of projects nationwide that fix traffic bottlenecks while underscoring the need for sustained and robust federal funding.”
- U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $1 Million for Repairs to Roads Throughout Georgia’s Chattahoochee National Forest, 5/16/2016
“Thousands of drivers use these roads each year – especially during the heavy tourism months of summer,” said Secretary Foxx. “We are committed to doing everything we can to help repair and reopen these routes quickly and safely to ensure that the people and businesses of Georgia, and nearby Tennessee, do not suffer economically.”
- 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.
Page last modified on May 27, 2016