January 15, 2014
“Environmental Impact and Related Procedures” intends to significantly cut red tape, achieve better environmental outcomes, and spur certain transit and highway projects under NEPA to completion quicker than in years past.
April 11, 2013
The funds, which come from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 passed by Congress and signed by President Obama, bring the total funding from the FHWA to $224 million.
November 2, 2012
New Jersey will use $10 million to help maintain essential traffic flow and repair sections of highway necessary to prevent further damage. Connecticut will use $2 million for general emergency federal aid highway repairs.
April 4, 2012
The money will reimburse seven states for fixing or replacing highways, bridges and other roadway structures. Costs associated with detours, debris removal and other immediate measures necessary to restore traffic flow in affected areas are also eligible for reimbursement.
November 28, 2011
The money will reimburse states for fixing or replacing highways, bridges and other roadway structures. Costs associated with detours, debris removal and other immediate measures necessary to restore traffic flow in impacted areas are also eligible.
October 12, 2011
The FHWA; AASHTO; NHTSA and the GHSA, as well as all 50 states and the District of Columbia, received recommendations for median barrier installation, communication and prohibiting driver cell phone use.
September 19, 2011
Construction of the line is expected to generate more than 3,300 jobs, including positions related to engineering, design, construction and operations.
November 23, 2009
First Latina woman in agency's history to hold such a position.
July 28, 2009
According to the EPA, emissions have had the fastest growth in the transportation sector, with 28 percent of the United States' total GHG emissions coming from transportation.
July 15, 2009
Victor Mendez oversaw the construction of the regional freeway system in the Phoenix area that was built six years ahead of schedule and delivered statewide construction programs on time, including major infrastructure improvements throughout the state.
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