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Press Releases

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

USDOT Announces $59 Million in Grant Awards to Improve Safety at Highway-Railway Crossings in Four States

President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law dedicates billions of dollars to improve highway-railway crossing safety

FHWA 35-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced $59 million in grant awards to help save lives with safer crossings in California, Florida, New York, and...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $160 Million Available for Smart Transportation Technology that Helps Americans Get More Out of Their Infrastructure

New SMART and ATTAIN Programs Support Innovation that Advances American Competitiveness, Fights Climate Change, Improves Safety and Helps Americans Save Time and Money

WASHINGTON- The U.S. Department of Transportation announced today that it is accepting applications for two programs that will make approximately $160 million available annually for the next five years for projects that use technology to improve our transportation infrastructure and make...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Approval of First 35 State Plans to Build Out EV Charging Infrastructure Across 53,000 Miles of Highways

President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Provides $5B in NEVI Formula Funding to Help States Install EV Chargers Along Interstate Highways
Additional EV Charging Funding to Come

FHWA 34-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The Biden-Harris Administration today announced more than two-thirds of Electric Vehicle (EV)...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $513.2 Million in Emergency Relief for Roads and Bridges Damaged by Natural Disaster and Catastrophic Events

Funds help states address ongoing impacts of climate change and severe weather

FHWA 33-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – In an ongoing effort to help states repair and rebuild critical infrastructure that resident and businesses rely on following extreme weather events that are becoming more frequent, hard to predict, and severe due to changing climate, the...

On Nationwide Building a Better America Tour, FHWA Acting Administrator Announces Funding from President Biden’s Infrastructure Law for New Pathways to Equity Project in Pittsburgh

Project will improve mobility, connectivity, quality of life and economic opportunity for residents in a disadvantaged community

FHWA 32-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

Pittsburgh, PA -- Today, Acting Federal Highway Administrator Stephanie Pollack announced that the Biden-Harris Administration has awarded a $11.3 million grant from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law...

On Nationwide Building a Better America Tour, FHWA Acting Administrator Announces Funding from President Biden’s Infrastructure Law for Long Branch Trail Extension in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

$6 Million RAISE Grant will improve safety in a known crash hot-spot and transportation connections to education and job opportunities

FHWA 31-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

Winston-Salem, NC – Today, FHWA Acting Administrator Stephanie Pollack announced that the Biden-Harris Administration has awarded a $6 million grant from the Bipartisan...

FHWA Announces $100 Million in Grant Awards, $125 Million in New Funding Availability for Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects

Native Village of Eyak in Alaska will receive $45.7 Million for the construction of a highway, dock support facilities and boat ramp at Shepard Point Oil Spill Response Facility

National Park Service in Mississippi will receive $54.3 Million to rehabilitate and improve the safety of an 83‐mile section of the Natchez Trace Parkway

FHWA 30-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov...

FHWA Announces $45.7 Million Grant to Alaska’s Native Village of Eyak to Improve Multi-Modal Transportation Access to Oil Spill Response Facility

Grant will fund transportation access to improve marine support services, emergency response

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

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced it is providing a $45.7 million grant to the Alaska’s Native Village of Eyak to construct a highway, dock support facilities and boat ramp at the...

FHWA Announces $54.3 Million Grant to National Park Service to Improve Safety along Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi

Grant will improve safety for travelers, bring jobs for work on 83 miles of Parkway

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

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced it is providing $54.3 million to the National Park Service for safety improvements on a lengthy stretch of the Natchez Trace Parkway.  The funding serves as...