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U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $8 Million Grant to Alabama for Connected Vehicle and Transportation Technologies

FHWA 06-19 Alabama
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded an $8 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the University of Alabama for the Advanced Connected Transportation Infrastructure and Operations Network (ACTION).
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech solutions to relieve congestion...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards Nearly $2.7 Million Grant to Pennsylvania's Work Zone Reservation and Traveler Information System

FHWA 06-19 Pennsylvania
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $2.69 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for the Work Zone Reservation and Traveler Information System (WZRTIS).
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech solutions to...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $8 Million Grant to Bay Area Mobility-On-Demand Project

FHWA 06-19 California
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660  
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded an $8 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority for the Bay Area Mobility-On-Demand (MOD) Project.
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech solutions to relieve congestion and improve safety...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards Nearly $7 Million Grant to Texas for I-10 Truck Parking Availability System

FHWA 06-19 Texas
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $6.8 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for the I-10 Corridor Coalition Truck Parking Availability System.
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech solutions to relieve congestion and...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $2.4 Million Grant to Colorado for the Wolf Creek Pass

FHWA 06-19 Colorado
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $2.4 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) for the Wolf Creek Pass Advanced Technology Deployment project in southwestern Colorado.
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards Nearly $5 Million Grant to Delaware's Artificial Intelligence Transportation Management System

FHWA 06-19 Delaware
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $4.9 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) for the Artificial Intelligence Integrated Transportation Management System (AIITMS) Deployment Program.
“These highly innovative projects offer...

U.S. Department of Transportation Awards $3 Million Grant to Utah Connected Project

FHWA 06-19 Utah
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today awarded a $3 million Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD) grant to the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) for the Utah Connected project.
“These highly innovative projects offer high-tech solutions to relieve congestion and improve safety and efficiency on the...

Strong Economy Has Americans Driving More than Ever Before

FHWA 05-19
Contact: Mike Reynard
Tel: (202) 366-0660

Latest Estimates Show Nation Drove 3.225 Trillion Miles In 2018

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released new data today showing total U.S. driving in 2018 surged to a record-setting 3.225 trillion vehicle-miles traveled (VMT).
“Record-setting vehicle-miles traveled reflects a robust economy, lower gas prices and is another reason to ensure that...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $10 Million for Emergency Repairs to Flood-Damaged Roads in Tennessee

FHWA 04-19
Contact: Mike Reynard
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the immediate availability of $10 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair roads damaged by flooding and landslides in Tennessee. The funds were approved shortly after being requested by the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
“These emergency...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $4.5 Million for Emergency Repairs to SR 376 in Ohio

FHWA 03-19
Contact: Nancy Singer
Tel: (202) 366-0660
WASHINGTON — U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the immediate availability of $4.5 million in “quick release” Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help repair State Route 376 in Morgan County, Ohio, which was closed in late February due to a large landslide that pushed the roadway. The funds were approved shortly after being requested by the Ohio...