U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Puerto Rico Division
The Puerto Rico Division is located in the Caribbean. If you have any questions relating to highway transportation in Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands, you can call us at (787) 766-5600, and we will be happy to answer your questions or refer you to someone at the Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority or the Virgin Islands Department of Public Works who can give you an answer.
The vision of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is to improve transportation in the U.S. Caribbean islands by enhancing mobility through innovation, leadership and public service; be a leader for national mobility, stewards for national highway programs and innovators for a better future. Safety, environmental stewardship, streamlining and congestion mitigation are vital elements of our endeavor.
The FHWA is part of the Department of Transportation and is headquartered in Washington, DC with field offices across the United States. The FHWA performs its mission through three main programs:
The Federal-aid Highway Program provides federal financial assistance to the states to construct and improve the National Highway System, urban and rural roads, and bridges. The program provides funds for general improvements and development of safe highways and roads.
The Federal Lands Highway Program provides access to and within national forest, national parks, Indian reservations, and other public lands by preparing plans, letting contracts, supervising construction facilities, and conducting bridge inspections and surveys.
The Technology Transfer Program to support all of these program areas, we conduct and manage a comprehensive research, development, and technology program.
The Federal Highway Administration is located at 350 Carlos Chardon Avenue, Suite 210, in the heart of Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Chardon Tower's main entrance is located at the corner of Carlos Chardon Avenue and Cesar Gonzalez Avenue. Pay parking is on the back of the building and available for visitors.
If you are on Roosevelt Avenue (PR-23) heading east turn left at the Cesar Gonzalez Avenue. Continue north on Cesar Gonzalez Avenue and make a left on Carlos Chardon Avenue. The building will be on your left.