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Press Releases

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USDOT Awards $19.6 Million in Advanced Vehicle Technology Grants to Arizona to Serve as National Model and Help Save Lives on Our Nation’s Roadways

Phoenix metro region to accelerate V2X technologies with grant

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

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced that it is awarding $19.6 million in grants to Arizona under the Saving Lives with Connectivity: Accelerating V2X Deployment program to advance connected and...

U.S. Department of Transportation Provides the Wyoming Department of Transportation $6 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funding to Repair Damage to Highway 22 in Teton Pass Landslide

FHWA 21-24
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 $6 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds for the Wyoming Department of Transportation to offset the costs of repairs in the Teton Range caused by a landslide earlier this month. The funds also will be used to build...

USDOT Awards Nearly $60 Million in Advanced Vehicle Technology Grants to Arizona, Texas and Utah to Serve as National Models and Help Save Lives on Our Nation’s Roadways

FHWA 20-24
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced that it is awarding $60 million in grants under the Saving Lives with Connectivity: Accelerating V2X Deployment program to advance connected and interoperable vehicle technologies. The grants to recipients in Arizona, Texas and Utah will serve as national...

USDOT Awards $20 Million in Advanced Vehicle Technology Grants to Utah to Serve as National Model and Help Save Lives on Our Nation’s Roadways

Utah leads project for V2X deployment spanning Western states of Utah, Colorado, Wyoming

FHWA 20a-24
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced that it is awarding $20 million in grants to Utah under the Saving Lives with Connectivity: Accelerating V2X Deployment program...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Over $108 Million in Transportation Investments to Improve Infrastructure and Road Safety on Federal and Tribal Lands

FHWA 19-24
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced over $108 million in grant awards for 85 projects that will improve transportation and reduce roadway fatalities and serious injuries on Federal and Tribal lands. The grants, from FHWA’s ...

INVESTING IN AMERICA: Biden-Harris Administration Announces $22 Million for Transportation Improvements at Yellowstone National Park

National Park Service to receive grant under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to modernize roads and improve safety for drivers and pedestrians as part of $88.2 million investment package for five projects of national significance

FHWA 19a-24
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway...

Federal Highway Administration Announces Kristin White as Deputy Administrator

FHWA 18-24
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced Kristin White as FHWA Deputy Administrator. Ms. White has served as FHWA Chief Counsel since July 2023, playing a pivotal role in advising FHWA senior leadership and staff in advancing key FHWA programs and initiatives as part of President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $3 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funding for I-95 Repairs After Truck Fire in Norwalk, Connecticut

FHWA 17-24
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 $3 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds for the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT). The funds will be used to offset costs to reconstruct the Fairfield Avenue bridge over Interstate 95 (I-95),...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Uniform Act Final Rule with Enhanced Protections, Assistance for People Affected by Federally-Funded Projects

First update in almost 20 years makes important changes to help those displaced or otherwise impacted such as raising benefit levels to account for inflation

FHWA 16-24
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The Biden-Harris Administration today announced a final rule to update the government-wide Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition...

FHWA Highlights Efforts to Reduce Pollution, Combat Climate Change, and Improve Resiliency in Communities Nationwide

Biden-Harris Administration advances climate goals through recent infrastructure projects.

FHWA 15-24
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – In recognition of Earth Month 2024, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) celebrated several recent actions of the Biden-Harris Administration to advance climate goals through...