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Federal Highway Administration, National Park Service Celebrate Completion of Roadway Safety Improvements Along Natchez Trace Parkway

40-mile project benefits visitors, communities in Alabama and Mississippi

FHWA 31-23
Contacts:
FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Mandi_Toy@nps.gov

TUPELO, Miss. – This week officials from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and National Park Service (NPS) celebrated the completion of a 40-mile roadway rehabilitation and safety improvements project...

Biden-Harris Administration Making $100 Million Available to Improve EV Charger Reliability

Funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law targets gaps in the growing electric vehicle charging network, helping ensure more reliable publicly accessible chargers

FHWA 30-23
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The Biden-Harris Administration today opened applications for the Electric Vehicle Charger Reliability and Accessibility Accelerator which will...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $8.8 Million in Grants to Accelerate Innovation in Highway Projects as Part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda

FHWA 29-23
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced $8.8 million in grants for 10 projects in eight States and the District of Columbia to encourage the use of tools that can improve safety on bridges and in work zones. The grants, which can also be used for other innovative transportation technologies...

U.S. Department of Transportation Providing Hawaii $3 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funding for Traffic Management and Repairs to Infrastructure Damaged by Wildfires in Lahaina

FHWA 28-23 
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 $3 million in “quick release” (QR) Emergency Relief (ER) funds, the current total QR requested by the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), to offset costs associated with traffic management services and repairs to...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces First-Ever Grants to Fix More Than 160 Fish Culverts Across the Country, Supporting Jobs, the Environment, Tribal communities, and Commercial Fishing

As Part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s new culvert grant program will support and promote sustainable communities

FHWA 27-23
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel.: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced a total of $196 million going to 59 Tribal, state...

U.S. Department of Transportation Sends $10 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funding to Vermont to Repair Statewide Flood Damage

FHWA 26-23
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 $10 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds for use as a down payment by the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans). The funding is designed to help offset costs to repair infrastructure damaged by last month’s...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $21 Million in Grants to Improve Road Safety on Tribal Lands

Funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, projects will make roads safer for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians

FHWA 25-23
Contact: FHWA.PressOffice@dot.gov
Tel: (202) 366-0660

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced $20.9 million in grant awards for 88 Tribal projects that will reduce roadway fatalities and serious...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $21.4 Million for Construction of Ecusta Rail Trail Connecting to Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina as Part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda

North Carolina Department of Transportation to receive grant under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law as part of $130.5 million investment package for seven projects of national significance

FHWA 24b-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 award of $21.4 million to...

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $17.7 Million for Transportation Improvements at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia as Part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to receive grant under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law as part of $130.5 million investment package for seven projects of national significance

FHWA 24c-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 award of $17.7 million to the U.S....

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $8.3 Million Grant Award for Road Safety Improvements to Enhance Tribal Connections in Utah as Part of President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda

County of Tooele, Utah, to receive grant under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law as part of $130.5 million investment package for seven projects of national significance

FHWA 24d-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 award of $8.3 million to the County of Tooele,...