Government, Safety

FHWA Proposal Would Allow States More Flexibility With Design Standards

Highway construction A crew works on a highway. The proposed rule would allow states to undertake resurfacing, restoration and rehabilitation projects on all National Highway System roadways. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The Federal Highway Administration published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would allow state departments of transportation more flexibility with design standards when repairing highways and interstates.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 25, 2020

TRIP Report: Decaying Urban Roads Costly to Drivers


Roadways in poor condition in urban regions cost motorists as much as $1,000 annually, a nonprofit transportation group noted in a report this month.

November 4, 2016