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Press Releases

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $9 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads in Iowa

FHWA 09-19
Contact: 202-366-0660
WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the immediate availability of $9 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair roads damaged by flooding in Iowa. The funds were approved shortly after being requested by the Iowa Department of Transportation.
“These emergency relief funds will help Iowa expedite the repair process...

Federal Highway Administration Calls for Safer Driving, Safer Work Zones

FHWA 08-19
Contact: 202-366-0660

Work Zone Fatalities Increased for Fourth Straight Year, According to Latest Federal Data

WASHINGTON – Deputy Federal Highway Administrator Brandye L. Hendrickson today was joined by local officials, construction workers, and families of highway work zone victims at the kickoff event for the 2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week.
“Safety is everyone’s responsibility, so please focus 100% on driving, be sober, be considerate of...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $25 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads in Nebraska

FHWA 07-19
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the immediate availability of $25 million in “quick release“ Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair roads damaged by flooding in Nebraska. The funds were approved shortly after being requested by the Nebraska Department of Transportation.
“These funds are an important first...

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...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $8 Million Grant to Alabama for Connected Vehicle and Transportation Technologies

FHWA 06-19 Alabama
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded an $8 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the University of Alabama for the Advanced Connected Transportation Infrastructure and Operations Network (ACTION).
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech solutions to relieve congestion...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards Nearly $2.7 Million Grant to Pennsylvania's Work Zone Reservation and Traveler Information System

FHWA 06-19 Pennsylvania
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $2.69 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for the Work Zone Reservation and Traveler Information System (WZRTIS).
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech solutions to...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $8 Million Grant to Bay Area Mobility-On-Demand Project

FHWA 06-19 California
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660  
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded an $8 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority for the Bay Area Mobility-On-Demand (MOD) Project.
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech solutions to relieve congestion and improve safety...