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US DOT Picks Winners for $1.5B in INFRA Grants

September 15, 2022

Via: ENR

The U.S. Dept. of Transportation awarded $1.5 billion for 26 freight and highway infrastructure projects in the latest round of its seven-year-old Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grants program. Funding for the INFRA grants, which U.S. DOT announced on Sept. 15, come from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The IIJA increased INFRA funding by more than 50% from earlier levels, DOT says.

The INFRA program was created in the 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. In all, the IIJA is providing $8 billion for INFRA over five years.

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