Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center

FHWA's Office of Research, Development and Technology is at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC), a federally owned and operated national research facility in McLean, Va. TFHRC conducts applied and exploratory advanced transportation research in safety, pavements, highway structures and bridges, human-centered systems, operations and intelligent transportation systems, and materials. The laboratories at the center provide a vital resource for advancing the body of knowledge that has been created and developed by our researchers.