Bridge funding in infrastructure law on the way to states

Nearly one-third of bridge funding, $12.5 billion, will go toward repairing, replacing ‘the most economically significant bridges in the country’

By: - January 14, 2022 2:55 pm
Interstate 5 bridge between Oregon and Washington

The Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington is on the list of distressed bridge projects that will receive funding from the Biden administration’s recent infrastructure bill. The federal government will begin releasing more than $5 billion for projects in its first year of rolling out funding for the legislation. (Courtesy of the Interstate Bridge Project)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.