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OFFICE OF RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY AT THE TURNER-FAIRBANK HIGHWAY RESEARCH CENTER

Research and Technology (R&T) Program Portfolio

Overview

The primary goal of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) R&T program is to deliver research and development (R&D) directly that supports the strategic goals of FHWA and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT). FHWA’s R&T program identifies and addresses issues of national significance that are not or cannot be addressed by other research sponsors, including issues that require higher risk and/or longer term research and areas of specific Federal responsibility. The FHWA R&T program is responsible for conducting R&T activities that produce a clear public benefit, support Federal stewardship roles, meet and address current and emerging needs, and ensure the coordination of highway R&T activities.

The FHWA R&T program covers the entire innovation lifecycle, including agenda setting; conduct of R&D; technology testing and evaluation; deployment and evaluation of market-ready technologies and innovations; development of regulations and guidance; and technical assistance. This portfolio is just a glimpse into our research and technologies. The portfolio highlights selected R&T activities, initiatives, and projects from across the agency that we are working on for safer roads and to move the Nation forward toward economic growth and prosperity.

Program Areas

corporate research accelerated load facility at Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center

Corporate Research and Development

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Infrastructure

transportation operations

Operations

safety

Safety

global policy

Policy

planning, environment, and reality virtual public involvement

Planning, Environment, and Realty

operations

Innovative Program Delivery

operations

Federal Lands

Research Projects and Programs

For a list of all of our projects, go to https://highways.dot.gov/turner-fairbank-highway-research-center/projects-search to search for specific projects. For more information on the programs, please visit the program office's web page listed under Contact Us on each page.

Shana Baker
Office of Corporate Research, Technology, and Innovation Management
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration

6300 Georgetown Pike

McLean
, VA 22101
United States

Email:
Shana.Baker@dot.gov


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