Issue Brief 16-12
March 10, 2016

On February 29, 2016, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published implementation guidance for the National Highway Freight Program (NHFP). The guidance allows states to begin drawing on $1.14 billion in FY 2016 NHFP apportionments. It also provides details on project eligibility, federal share limitations, transferability of funds, performance management, and planning requirements. This Issue Brief provides background on the NHFP and summarizes the guidance.