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Press Releases

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Biden-Harris Administration Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Tool, Moves Climate Change Performance Measure Forward

Whole-of-Government Approach to Tackling Climate Change Provides States and Metropolitan Planning Organizations a Clear Framework, Flexibility, and Funding

FHWA 40-23
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced a ...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $34 Million in Grants to 10 States for Advanced Digital Construction Technologies That Save Time and Money

New Bipartisan Infrastructure Law program makes transportation projects easier to deliver

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

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the award of $34 million in grants to 10 projects in 10 states under the Advanced Digital Construction Management Systems (ADCMS...

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

More than 700,000 responders trained under FHWA’s lifesaving, best practices training program

FHWA 37-23
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today joined organizations throughout the country to call for increased safety on the roadways for emergency responders – law enforcement, fire, emergency medical...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $3 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funding to Repair I-10 near Downtown Los Angeles

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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 use by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to offset costs of emergency repair work on a section of Interstate 10 near downtown Los Angeles damaged by...

USDOT Opens $40 Million Grant Opportunity for Connected Vehicle Technologies That Will Help Save Lives on Our Nation’s Roadways

Funding to accelerate and spur new deployments of vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technologies

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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 accepting applications under the $40 million Saving Lives with Connectivity: Accelerating V2X Deployment grant...

U.S. Department of Transportation Providing California $15.3 Million in “Quick Release” Emergency Relief Funding to Repair Roads Damaged by Tropical Storm Hilary

FHWA 35-23
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the availability of $15.3 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief funds for use by local public agencies in 12 counties in California. The funds will offset costs of repair work needed for roads, trails, parking areas, and other infrastructure damaged by...

Biden-Harris Administration Sending States $61 Billion from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for America’s Roads and Bridges

Third year of funding under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides for critical transportation improvements in all 50 States, DC and Puerto Rico

FHWA 36-23
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 has allocated $61 billion in Fiscal Year 2024...

Biden-Harris Administration Opens Applications for Nearly $10 Billion in Funding to Improve Nation’s Bridges

Bridge grants are part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda that is rebuilding America’s infrastructure and creating good-paying jobs in communities across the country

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

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration opened...

U.S. Department of Transportation Providing $4.65 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funding for Flood Damage Repair Work at Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee

FHWA 33-23 
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 $4.65 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief funds for use by the U.S. Forest Service to repair damages to federally-owned roadways caused by heavy rain and severe flooding in Tennessee. The funds will offset costs of...

Nation’s Top Highway Official Celebrates Opening of 200 New Truck Parking Spaces to Improve Safety Along Interstate 80 in Wyoming

New data visualization tool shows continued growth, importance of freight transportation and the movement of goods in Wyoming and nationwide

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

LARAMIE, Wyo. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administrator Shailen Bhatt today joined federal, state and local officials in Laramie, Wyo., to unveil 200 new...