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Press Releases

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U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $6.67 Million to Rural Freight Technology Project in Kansas

FHWA 27D-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $6.67 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Kansas Department of Transportation’s Great Plains Rural Freight Technology Corridor Project. The grant will help the project use advanced...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $5.14 Million for Safe Driving Technologies in Kentucky

FHWA 27E-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $5.14 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet for Kentucky’s Wrong Way Driving and Integrated Safety Technology System. The project will use the grant to deploy...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $8.74 Million to the South Jersey Transportation Authority’s Smart and Connected Corridor Project

FHWA 27F-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $8.74 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the South Jersey Transportation Authority for the Smart and Connect Atlantic City Expressway Project. The project will use the grant to transform the...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $1.44 Million to North Dakota for Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions

FHWA 27G-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $1.44 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the North Dakota Department of Transportation for the Electric Vehicle User Range Anxiety Solution for Rural North Dakota Project. The project will...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $4.57 Million to Chattanooga’s Transportation Management System for Electric Vehicles

FHWA 27I-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $4.57 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the City of Chattanooga for an integrated, smart transportation management system for electric vehicles. The project will use the grant to deploy...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $5.1 Million to Washington State’s Ferry System for Traveler Information

FHWA 27J-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $5.1 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Washington State Department of Transportation’s Ferries Division for a traveler information system to enhance service reliability and customer...

Biden-Harris Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation Announce $172 Million to Improve Ferry Service in 35 States, 3 Territories

President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides historic funding and expands eligibility to better support ferry service

FHWA 26-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration today announced $172.2 million in Fiscal Year 2022 formula funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to 35 states...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces All 50 States, DC and Puerto Rico Have Submitted Plans for National Electric Vehicle Charging Network

FHWA 25-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – In keeping with President Biden’s commitment to build out a national network of 500,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers by 2030, the U.S. Departments of Transportation and Energy today announced all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have submitted EV infrastructure deployment plans as required under the National Electric Vehicle...

Biden Administration Announces New PROTECT Formula Program, $7.3 Billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Help Communities Build Resilient Infrastructure

In Salt Lake City, Secretary Buttigieg will announce PROTECT Formula Program, alongside Utah Governor, to help communities and first responders prepare for natural disasters and extreme weather intensified by climate change

FHWA 24-22
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an ongoing effort to combat the effects of climate change and address the growing...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $3 Million in Emergency Relief for Roads and Bridges Damaged by Floods in Idaho

FHWA 23-22
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 $3 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) repair roads and bridges damaged by recent floods.

“The emergency funding we’re announcing today will help the...