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Press Releases

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

Biden-Harris Administration Awards $269,600 Bridge Planning Grant to Excelsior, Minnesota, in Partnership with City of Greenwood Funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Project will help the cities plan for improvements to Minnetonka Boulevard Bridge over St. Alban’s Bay of Lake Minnetonka

FHWA 41a-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

EXCELSIOR, Minn. – Today, Acting Federal Highway Administrator Stephanie Pollack announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has...

Biden-Harris Administration Sending States Nearly $60 Billion from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for America’s Roads and Bridges

President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides a $15.4B increase in funding over FY21 which goes directly to all 50 States, DC and Puerto Rico

FHWA 40-22
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 released $59.9 billion in Fiscal...

U.S. Department of Transportation Providing Alaska $9 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funding to Repair Storm and Flood Damage from Typhoon Merbok in Western Alaska

FHWA 38-22
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 $9 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds for use by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The quick release funds will be used to offset costs for emergency repairs to the roads and...

Biden-Harris Administration Opens Applications for $1 Billion Grant Program to Protect Critical Fish Populations and Support Local Jobs by Removing and Upgrading Culverts

Culvert Grant Program established by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

FHWA 39-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

KING COUNTY, Wash. — U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will announce today that the Department’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in close coordination with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the...

Biden-Harris Administration Brings Together Trucking Community to Help Expand Truck Parking

At meeting, Department of Transportation will highlight nearly $40 million in grants for truck parking projects, release Truck Parking Handbook

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will convene state, industry, and federal leaders at a meeting of the National Coalition of Truck Parking to share resources available in the President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to address the nation’s truck parking...

U.S. Department of Transportation Providing $8 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funding to Repair Flood Damage to Highways in Puerto Rico

FHWA 37-22
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 $8 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds for use by the Puerto Rico Highways and Transportation Authority (PRHTA). The funds will offset costs of repair work needed as a result of flooding and landslide damage...

USDOT suministra $8 millones en ‘asistencia rápida’ a través de los fondos de financiación de asistencia de emergencia para reparar los daños causados por las inundaciones en las carreteras y puntes interestatales en Puerto Rico

FHWA 37-22
Contacto: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Teléfono: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – La Administración Federal de Carreteras (FHWA por sus siglas en inglés) del Departamento de Transportación de los Estados Unidos anunció hoy la disponibilidad inmediata de $8 millones de dólares como “ayuda rápida” provista por los fondos de asistencia de emergencia para el uso de la Autoridad de Carreteras y Transportación de Puerto Rico (ACT...

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...