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Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Seeks Nominations for 2017 Environmental Excellence Awards

August 4, 2016 - in Awards, Events

WASHINGTON –The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced this week that it is accepting nominations for the 2017 Environmental Excellence Awards (EEAs), a biennial program that recognizes exemplary environmental…

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Announces Availability of $8.9 Million for Tribal Transportation Grants

July 25, 2016 - in Transportation

A Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) that appeared in the Federal Register this week announced the availability of $8.9 million in competitive grants…

AASHTO and FHWA Announce Round 7 Recipients of SHRP2

June 20, 2016 – The FHWA and AASHTO are pleased to announce 42 transportation organizations as recipients of the Round 7 Implementation Assistance Program…

U.S. Driving Totals Eclipse Prior Record

May 31, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

WASHINGTON – New data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving reached 746 billion miles in the first three months of 2016, beating the previous record of 720.1 billion…

Six States and FHWA Will Collaborate to Enhance Pollinator Habitat along New Monarch Highway

DES MOINES, IOWA - Six state departments of transportation and the Federal Highway Administration today signed a memorandum of agreement that will improve pollinator habitat along Interstate 35, a key migratory corridor for Monarch butterflies. The Obama Administration…

$200 Million Loan to Build New Lanes on New Hampshire’s Interstate 93

May 26, 2016 - in Construction, Financial

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a $200 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to finance the construction of additional lanes and…

Federal Highway Administration Cuts Ribbon on San Bernardino’s Devore Interchange

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.—Federal Highway Deputy Administrator David Kim today joined state and local officials to cut the ribbon on the Devore Interchange Project, which will improve safety and relieve congestion on a critical trade route in San Bernardino…

FHWA Publishes Policy Revision to Allow More Flexibility in Project Design

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published revisions to current federal policy that will help reduce cost and speed up the design of roads and streets located in smaller towns and cities. In 1985, 13 design criteria…

CDOT Marks Successful Completion of Tunnel fire Supression System

SUMMIT/CLEAR CREEK COUNTIES – Colorado U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, along with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) celebrated the completion of the Fire Suppression System for the Eisenhower/Johnson Tunnels…

Spartanburg Country Club Road Corridor Study Named 2016 Project of the Year by FHWA and SCDOT

May 5, 2016 - in Awards, Projects, Transportation

Stantec received their 2nd award in the past six months for their complete streets planning expertise. The project, Country Club Road Corridor Study in Spartanburg, South Carolina, was recently named 2016 Project of the Year by The Federal Highway Administration…