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DOT Helps States, Local Communities Improve Transportation Resilience

August 13, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

Under the Obama Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation has been working hard to support communities across the country as they adapt the planning, development, and management of their transportation assets for greater resilience in the face…

AASHTO Congratulates Greg Nadeau on His Confirmation as FHWA Administrator

August 7, 2015 - in People, Transportation

WASHINGTON D.C.—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials congratulates Greg Nadeau on his confirmation as Federal Highway…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Awards $7.1 Million to Seven States, National Park Service to Speed Innovation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced more than $7.1 million in grants from the Federal Highway Administration’s…

Federal Highway Administration Launches New National Tunnel Inspection Program

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2015—The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today published the final rule for national tunnel inspection standards that will serve as the foundation of the nation’s first standardized tunnel…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $1 Million in Emergency Relief Funds for Oklahoma’s Flood-Damaged Roads

June 4, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $1 million in Emergency Relief funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help the Oklahoma Department…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $5 Million in Emergency Relief Funds for Flood-Damaged Roads in Texas

May 28, 2015 - in Financial, Roads

WASHINGTON - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $5 million in Emergency Relief funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help the Texas Department of Transportation…

FHWA Announces Changes to Improve Roadside Safety Hardware

WASHINGTON – In remarks made at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) 2015 Spring Meeting in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on Friday, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Acting Administrator Gregory Nadeau announced  a series…

AASHTO Congratulates Deputy Administrator Nadeau on His Nomination as FHWA Administrator

May 11, 2015 - in People, Roads

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials congratulated Deputy Administrator Greg Nadeau on his nomination as Federal Highway Administration Administrator. "President Obama made a solid choice nominating…

FHWA and New York State DOT Release I-81 Viaduct Project Scoping Report

May 1, 2015 - in Bridges, Projects

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the release of the Scoping Report for the Interstate 81 Viaduct Project. The report is available on the project website www.i81opportunities.org. It…

FHWA’s Environmental Excellence Award Recipients Named

April 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Environment, Roads

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today revealed the 2015 Environmental Excellence Award recipients. Selected by an independent panel, the 15 awards are the agency’s biennial recognition…