- The House passed the bipartisan plan Friday night and Biden said Saturday he will hold a signing ceremony when lawmakers return from a week’s recess.
A fact sheet released in August by the White House detailed the likelihood that Minnesota would see billions from the Republican and Democratic penned legislation including $4.5 billion for highways, $302 million for bridge repairs and replacement and more than $818 million over five years for public transportation.
- Minnesota readies for billions from infrastructure bill Star Tribune NOV 13, 2021 By Hunter Woodall and Briana BierschbachWhite House estimates show that Minnesota is projected to get $4.5 billion for highways, $302 million focused on bridges and more than $818 million for public transportation over five years.
- Fresh Energy Blog Post 11 things we are excited about in the infrastructure bill
- Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Transportation Investments and programs in the Infrastructure bill http://rccmn.co/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/InfrastructureBillSummarybif-highway-one-pager-final-2.pdf
In Minnesota – where the Infrastructure Dollars will go
Roads and Bridges – In MN: $4.5 billion for federal-aid highway apportioned programs, $302 million focused on bridges.
Public Transit – In MN: About $818 million to improve our public transportation
Passenger and Freight Rail – In MN: No projected funding.
Electric Vehicles – In MN: About $68 million for an electric vehicle charging network.
Internet Access – In MN: about $100 million
Electric Grid – In MN: No projected funding.
Airports – In MN: About $297 million
Water and Waste Water – In MN: $680 million over five years to improve water infrastructure