Factbox: Roads, bridges and airports: details of Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure bill

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U.S. President Joe Biden provides update on Build Back Better agenda and infrastructure deal at the White House in Washington

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives was poised on Friday to vote on a bill that would boost spending on roads, bridges, broadband and other transportation infrastructure, a centerpiece of Democratic President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda.

If it passes, the Senate-approved bill would head to Biden’s desk to sign into law.

Here are major elements of the package:

NEW SPENDING

– Roads, bridges and major projects: $110 billion

– Passenger and freight rail: $66 billion

– Broadband internet infrastructure: $65 billion


– Water infrastructure, such as eliminating lead pipes: $55 billion

– Public transit: $39.2 billion

– Electrical grid improvements: $73 billion

– Resiliency, including flood and wildfire mitigation, ecosystem restoration, weatherization and cybersecurity: $47.2 billion

– Electric vehicle chargers and other infrastructure: $7.5 billion

– Cleaning up polluted sites, reclaiming abandoned mines, plugging oil and gas wells: $21 billion

– Electric school buses, low-emission buses and ferries: $7.5 billion


– Reconnecting inner-city neighborhoods that were divided by freeways or other transportation lines: $1 billion

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– Airport maintenance and improvements: $25 billion

– Port and waterway improvements: $17 billion

NEW FINANCING

– Applying information reporting requirements to cryptocurrency: $28 billion

– Reinstating Superfund fees: $14.5 billion

(Reporting by Andy Sullivan, David Morgan and Makini Brice; Editing by Scott Malone and Jonathan Oatis)


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