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NCTA receives final federal approval for Complete 540 route

The Record of Decision has been received from the Federal Highway Administration for the Triangle Expressway Southeast Extension (also known as Complete 540), signifying final federal approval of the project’s route.

ARTBA says FHWA decision clears air on overreaching greenhouse gas rule

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) commended the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) recent decision to abandon a proposal to require the measurement of greenhouse gas emissions following construction of new transportation projects.

Aiming for A+ infrastructure

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineer’s Report Card for America’s Infrastructure depicts the condition and performance of American infrastructure. In 2013...

FHWA makes available $60 million for Advanced Transportation Technologies Grants

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for states, cities and other agencies to compete for $60 million in Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program (ATCMTD) grants to fund new technologies that improve transportation efficiency and safety.

FHWA announces $1 billion in emergency relief for road and bridge repairs

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced more than $1 billion in Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help 32 states, several U.S. territories and Federal Land Management Agencies repair roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods and other unexpected events.


The Federal Highway Administration 2012 statistics indicate that approximately one-third of all highway miles are unpaved surfaces. A significant opportunity for reducing maintenance costs...

MDOT SHA receives federal funding for E-construction initiative

New federal funding will support streamlining the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) construction process. Through the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Every Day Counts initiative, MDOT SHA will receive $100,000 for its E-construction initiative.

Highways designed for safety

New Brigham Young University (BYU) research commissioned by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) shows a number of highway features that make accidents less likely....

FHWA reopens tolling pilot program to support interstate improvements

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is offering states additional options by reopening a program that allows tolling on existing interstates to finance improvements and upgrades.

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