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Press Releases

If you are interested in searching for press releases prior to 2021, please visit our News Archive.

FHWA Announces Latest Round of Innovations Under Every Day Counts Program to Accelerate Innovation in Transportation Industry

EDC Round 7 advances Bipartisan Infrastructure Law priorities to improve safety, build sustainable transportation infrastructure, and grow an inclusive workforce

FHWA 48-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the latest round of transportation innovations...

FHWA Awards Six Tribal Technical Assistance Program Cooperative Agreements to Support Native American Communities’ Access to Federal Funding, Improve Safety, and Economic Opportunity

Tribes encouraged to seek assistance from the Center in their area and apply for historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Tribal funding; Funding opportunity for a seventh center coming soon

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced cooperative agreements re-establishing regional Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP) centers...

U.S. Department of Transportation Emphasizes Safety for Emergency Responders on Nation’s Roads as part of Crash Responder Safety Week

USDOT’s National Roadway Safety Strategy calls for cooperation to improve the safety of all road users, including first responders

FHWA 46-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – Reflecting the U.S. Department of Transportation’s comprehensive approach to reducing serious injuries and deaths on our nation’s roads, officials from the...

U.S. Department of Transportation Providing the U.S. Forest Service $5.2 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funding to Repair Hurricane Fiona Damage in Puerto Rico’s El Yunque National Forest

FHWA 45-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $5.2 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief funds for use by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service as a down payment to offset costs of repair work needed as the result of Hurricane Fiona heavy rain damage in...

USDOT proporciona 5.2 millones de dólares al Servicio Forestal en fondos de ayuda de emergencia de “emisión rápida” para reparar los daños ocasionados por el huracán Fiona en el Parque Nacional El Yunque de Puerto Rico

FHWA 45-22
Lunes 14 de noviembre de 2022
Dirección de contacto: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – La Administración Federal de Carreteras (FHWA) del Departamento de Transportación de los Estados Unidos anunció hoy la disponibilidad inmediata de $5.2 millones en fondos de ayuda de emergencia (AE) de “emisión rápida” para que sean usados por el Servicio Forestal del Departamento de Agricultura,...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces New Guidance to Improve Safety for Vulnerable Road Users under President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

FHWA 44-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – Today, as part of its ongoing efforts through the National Roadway Safety Strategy (NRSS) to prioritize safety and meet milestones laid out in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced...

U.S. Department of Transportation Providing Florida $50 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funding to Repair Damage Caused by Hurricane Ian

FHWA 43-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $50 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds for use by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) as a down payment to offset costs of repair work for damage caused by Hurricane Ian earlier this month.

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FHWA Steps Up Efforts to Tackle Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Highway Construction with $7.1 Million for ‘Climate Challenge’ Participants

Challenge will advance the use of sustainable pavements and quantify environmental impacts

FHWA 43-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – As part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s ongoing work to address climate change, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced $7.1 million for 25 state departments of...

Biden-Harris Administration Awards $1.56 Million Bridge Planning Grant to City of Philadelphia Funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Project will help the city plan for improvements to 18 bridges located over electrified rail lines

FHWA 41b-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Today, Acting Federal Highway Administrator Stephanie Pollack announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded a $1.56 million...