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Federal Highway Administration
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Agency overview
Formed April 1, 1967; 53 years ago (1967-04-01)
Preceding agency
  • Bureau of Public Roads
Jurisdiction Federal government of the United States
Headquarters Washington, D.C., U.S.
Annual budget $46.0 billion (FY2019)
Agency executives
  • Nicole Nason, Administrator
  • Brandye Hendrickson, Deputy Administrator
  • Thomas D. Everett, Executive Director
Parent agency Department of Transportation

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is a part of the United States Department of Transportation. It focuses on highway transportation. The Office of Road Inquiry, Office of Public Roads, and the Bureau of Public Roads used to do its duties.


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