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Building A Bridge to Sustainability

How did Ohio use FHWA's INVEST to make a major project more environmentally and socially conscious? To find out, read on. [Read more]

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Rolling Out Pavement Technologies

Innovative approaches to construct and maintain roadway surfaces have the potential to save money and improve performance. FHWA is facilitating their use across the country. [Read more]

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Are We Ready for Connected and Automated Vehicles?

Through an ITS training program, USDOT is seeing to it that transportation workers are prepared for the new world. [Read more]




Highway Research, Technology Deployment, and Education Questions and Answers - This page provides general information about the research, technology, and education programs related to the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.


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Learn how FHWA’s Research and Technology Program improves roads and bridges, saves lives, reduces congestion and advances economic growth. Read The FHWA 2015 R&T Story and Watch the Video.



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» Strategic Plan for The Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
TFHRC is FHWA’s core facility for research, development, and technology. This document describes TFHRC’s plans for providing national leadership in highway research by advancing its own endeavors and by coordinating activities managed by other FHWA and U.S. Department of Transportation offices, and external partners. [Read more]


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