Definitions for "Federal Highway Administration"
Keywords:  fhwa, highway, rural, oversee, roads
The FHWA is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and is responsible for administering all federal-aid public transportation funds and programs.
A component of the US Department of Transportation established to oversee the development of a national road and highway system. The FHWA assists states in constructing highways and roads and provides financial aid.
A branch of the U.S. Department of Transportation that administers the Federal-Aid Highway Program, providing financial assistance to states to construct and improve highways, urban and rural roads, and bridges. The FHWA also administers the Federal Lands Highway Program, including survey, design, and construction of forest highway system roads, parkways and park roads, Indian reservation roads, defense access roads, and other federal lands roads.