USA Banner

Official US Government Icon

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure Site Icon

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

U.S. Department of Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation Icon United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation


A Look at the History of the Federal Highway Administration

Published by the Federal Highway Administration, June 1996.
This is an Electronic Version of Publication No. FHWA-PD-96-029 HPD-1/5-96 (5M) P

Photo Credits: Unless otherwise noted, the photographs used in FHWA By Day came from U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration sources.

FHWA By Day publication cover