Tag: federal infrastructure

Construction Processes, Financial

Federal infrastructure funds begin to flow, mostly to roadwork

March 7, 2023

Via: Construction Dive

Local and state government contracts for highway, road and bridge projects dramatically increased between 2021 and 2022, a sign that bipartisan infrastructure funds are starting to have an impact, but contracts for rail and transit projects slowed significantly since the […]


Biden: US infrastructure to be made with US construction materials

February 8, 2023

Via: Construction Europe

During his State of the Union address US President Joe Biden issued guidance to ensure construction materials in federal infrastructure projects are made in the US. “Tonight, I’m also announcing new standards to require all construction materials used in federal […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Texas advances $85B road-building plan

September 8, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The Texas DOT coffers will be flush due to funding from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the UTP document said, as well as $50 billion from two voter-approved initiatives that distribute money collected from oil, gas and sales […]


Arizona establishes task force for federal infrastructure funding

April 25, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

Arizona has launched a task force to ensure the “efficient and effective” use of funds coming from the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). The task force will match state-level infrastructure “priorities and investments” with federal funding opportunities. […]

Construction Processes, Legal

House Passes New Water Resources Development Bill

July 29, 2020

Via: ENR

An important federal infrastructure measure has moved another step forward, with the House’s approval of a bill authorizing at least $8.6 billion in federal funds for 38 new Army Corps of Engineers construction projects, including flood and storm protection, river […]