U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
The Ministry of Transportation of Brazil and FHWA entered into an Implementation Arrangement in 2010 under the Agreement between the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Government of the Unites States of America relating to Cooperation in Science and Technology signed in Brasilia, Brazil, February 6, 1984, as amended and extended (the Agreement) on March 21, 1994. This collaboration focuses on road safety, planning, operation and management, asset management and highway logistics in the Brazilian and U.S. highway transportation networks.
In 2019, USDOT signed a new MOC with the Brazil Ministry of Infrastructure outlining the basis for cooperation for all modes within USDOT. Activities occurring between Brazil and the US over the last several years have focused on Freight, Truck Size and Weight, Research, and Pavement Management, ITS, Work Zones, Pavement Performance, Highway Funding (PPP and Tolling), Road Safety, and Management of Concession Contracts.