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U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $2.4 Million Grant to Colorado for the Wolf Creek Pass

FHWA 06-19 Colorado
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $2.4 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) for the Wolf Creek Pass Advanced Technology Deployment project in southwestern Colorado.
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards Nearly $5 Million Grant to Delaware's Artificial Intelligence Transportation Management System

FHWA 06-19 Delaware
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $4.9 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) for the Artificial Intelligence Integrated Transportation Management System (AIITMS) Deployment Program.
“These highly innovative projects offer...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $3 Million Grant to Utah Connected Project

FHWA 06-19 Utah
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $3 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) for the Utah Connected project.
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech solutions to relieve congestion and improve safety and efficiency on the...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $2.5 Million Grant to Georgia for Connected Vehicle Technology

FHWA 06-19 Georgia
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $2.5 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for connected vehicle (CV) technologies.
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech solutions to relieve congestion and improve safety and...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards Nearly $2.8 Million Grant to Rural Nebraska's Integrated Corridor Management Project

FHWA 06-19 Nebraska
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $2.75 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) for its Multi-State Integrated Corridor Management project.
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech solutions to relieve congestion and...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $53 Million in Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Grants

FHWA 06-19
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grants valued at $53.2 million to 10 projects to fund advanced technologies that will improve mobility and safety for drivers and enhance the performance of the nation’s highway system.
“These highly innovative projects offer...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $12 Million Grant to Oregon's Smart Mobility Network

FHWA 06-19 Oregon
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $12 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) for its Oregon Smart Mobility Network.
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech solutions to relieve congestion and improve safety and...

Strong Economy Has Americans Driving More than Ever Before

FHWA 05-19
Contact: Mike Reynard
Tel: (202) 366-0660

Latest Estimates Show Nation Drove 3.225 Trillion Miles In 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released new data today showing total U.S. driving in 2018 surged to a record-setting 3.225 trillion vehicle-miles traveled (VMT).
“Record-setting vehicle-miles traveled reflects a robust economy, lower gas prices and is another reason to ensure that...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $4.5 Million for Emergency Repairs to SR 376 in Ohio

FHWA 03-19
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON — U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the immediate availability of $4.5 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair State Route 376 in Morgan County, Ohio, which was closed in late February due to a large landslide that pushed the roadway. The funds were approved shortly after being requested by the Ohio...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $10 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads in Tennessee

FHWA 04-19
Contact: Mike Reynard
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the immediate availability of $10 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair roads damaged by flooding and landslides in Tennessee. The funds were approved shortly after being requested by the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
“These emergency...