$1 trillion infrastructure plan “a down payment” on the rebuilding of America

In August, the U.S. Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill with bipartisan support. The bill now goes to the U.S. House, which is expected to vote on the bill later this month.

The bill provides $550 billion in new federal spending, including $110 billion for roads, bridges and other projects; $25 billion for airports; and the most funding for Amtrak since the passenger rail service was founded in 1971. Continue reading

American Jobs Plan pleases infrastructure industry groups

The U.S. is on the cusp of seeing its infrastructure receive one of the largest updates since the all encompassing 1933 New Deal. This bipartisan issue has long been sought after by administrations of differing political views.

American Society of Civil Engineers Managing Director of Government Relations and Infrastructure Initiatives Emily Feenstra joined AWF Union Podcast to discuss infrastructure grades, President Biden’s proposed plan and more. Continue reading