U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration


Feds Grant $400M to Four Major Projects

The Trump Administration announced a total of $400 million in federal funding will be allocated by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to four transit infrastructure projects in Arizona, Indiana, Missouri and New Jersey....


City of El Paso Gets $28M for Montana RTS Corridor

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced a $28.22 million grant to the city of El Paso for the Montana Rapid Transit Service (RTS) Corridor project....


Disaster Bill Provides $1.6B to FHWA Emergency Relief Program

President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 2157 – the "Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act of 2019" – on June 6 that provides $19.1 billion to cover recovery and other costsassociated with a series of catastrophic disasters that have struck the United States over the past three years....


Nicole R. Nason Sworn in as New Federal Highway Administrator

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao swore in Nicole R. Nason as the 20th Administrator of the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on May 2, 2019....


Nason Calls for More Rural Road Safety at FHWA Nomination Hearing

During a hearing before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on Jan. 29, Nicole Nason said that, should the committee confirm her nomination as administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, she plans to place a special focus on rural roadway safety....


State Transportation Officials Urge Speedy Confirmation of Nason to Lead FHWA

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials urges the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to approve the nomination of Nicole Nason to be the next Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration....


Two AASHTO Policy Letters Address FHWA Proposed Rule On Products, Waiver Request To FCC

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials filed two policy letters on Jan. 11, the first providing comments on proposed rule on proprietary products issued by the Federal Highway Administration last November and the second commenting on a proposed waiver that would allow deployment of Cellular Vehicle-To-Everything or C-V2X technology in the 5.9 GHz band....


DOT Announces Final Rule to Accelerate Project Delivery

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced a final rule Oct. 31, to amend Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) that will accelerate project delivery....


Denver to Host Transportation Resilience Innovations Summit, Exchange Oct. 9 to 10

Denver will serve as the location for the inaugural meeting on managing the impact of natural and man-made disasters on infrastructure, bringing together transportation leaders from around the country....


Michigan Seeks Federal Assistance for Road Repairs

HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) Michigan is asking the federal government for help paying for repairs to flood-damaged roads in the Upper Peninsula and says road damage is expected to exceed $28.7 million. The Michigan Department of Transportation announced June 26 that it's submitted a notice of intent to the U.S....






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