• Organization TypeGovernment
  • Founded1998

Federal Roads Office FEDRO (Bundesamt für Strassen ASTRA)

The Federal Roads Office (FEDRO) was established in 1998 as Switzerland's federal authority responsible for road infrastructure and private road transport. It belongs to the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC), and focuses on securing sustainable and safe mobility on the country's roads. Its principal objective is to secure the functionality of Switzerland's motorways and main roads, and to accomplish this it has defined the following priorities: To secure integration into the trans-European road network To review the existing network structure and adapt it where necessary To complete the motorway network as planned To support the expansion of the main roads network To constantly evaluate weak points in the existing motorway network To secure the availability of the motorway and main road networksTo define the basis for efficient traffic managementTo maintain the functional capacity of the motorway network To secure the necessary degree of operational maintenance To secure the punctual implementation of suitable measures to preserve thesubstance and value of the country's motorways and main roads To reduce the burden on the environment attributable to road transport To enhance road safety To guarantee safe and secure access for road users and vehicles To ensure that Switzerland's road traffic legislation is kept up to date To define a consistent road safety policy Management of the road traffic database for the whole of Switzerland Development and implementation of construction projects in accordance with the principle of sustainability The Swiss Federal Roads Office works closely together with cantonal, national and international partners, and formulates principles and prepares decisions for a sustainable federal road transport policy. It also draws up, supports, coordinates and monitors  suitablemeasures at the national and international levels.
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Company Offices

  • (headquarters)
  • Mühlestrasse 2, Ittigen CH-3003 Bern