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New FOIA Guidance

Motor carrier-related records are available from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). For information on obtaining motor carrier-related records, visit the FMCSA's FOIA web page (https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/foia).

To find FHWA records and information that are publicly available without submitting a FOIA request, please visit the electronic reading room.

Remember...FOIA provides only for the release of records-it is not the appropriate vehicle to ask general questions of the agency. When you submit a FOIA request for FHWA documents (FOIA), you must:

Before submitting your FOIA request, please refer to our easy-to-use FOIA request guide. It contains addresses of FHWA's field locations and other information about submitting a FOIA request.


You may submit your request via mail, fax, or e-mail:


Field: To request information located in FHWA's field offices, see FOIA Request Guide (above) for addresses

HQ: Federal Highway Administration
Attn: FOIA Officer (HCC-40)
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20590

Fax     (202) 366-7499

E-mail    foia.officer@fhwa.dot.gov

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