Tag: highway

  • November 10th, 2023

Federal aid to disaster-damaged highways and bridges has been available since the 1930s. The U.S. Department of Transportation provides federal assistance for disaster-damaged federal-aid highways through the Emergency Relief (ER) Program administered by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The program is funded by a permanent annual authorization of $100 million from the Highway Trust Fund […]

  • June 9th, 2023

In recent years, some localities have removed highways or built structures known as “highway caps” over sections of highways to repurpose the land for community or economic development. GAO identified 21 projects to remove or cap highways that received federal funding from fiscal years 2012 through 2021, the most current data available at the time […]