Ready to Dig in on More Projects...
Posted by scapozzola on 02/25/2010
While Congress debates a final jobs bill, the list of 'ready-to-go' state infrastructure projects has surpassed the 9,800 mark, with projects valued at more than $79 billion. A number of federal infrastructure projects have already been completed, however. In fact, there is a handy virtual map that shows projects completed on a state-by-state basis. By clicking on a particular state, readers can access examples of successful Recovery Act infrastructure investments in each state. In fact, during the first year of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, states and transit agencies launched a number of significant projects. According to federal data, as of December 31, 2009, $26.4 billion, or 77 percent of the $34.3 billion provided for highways and transit, has been put out to bid on 12,250 projects. Read more.
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