Road Gang计算基础设施投资和工作作用

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is the most important piece of transportation legislation since the Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956, National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs Michele Stanley noted upon the $1 trillion funding package’s late-2021 passage.

“在立法的核心是为期五年,3040亿美元的表面运输计划重新授权,”她观察到。“接下来,该法案包括额外的5500亿美元的新资金,以支付建设艰苦基础设施。在将新资金与我们的地表运输和其他方案的重新组合结合时,IIJA将指导2840亿美元的新资金,高于基准支出,朝所有运输方式和2660亿美元用于其他基础设施行业。这些资金的绝大多数资金将花在五年内。“

“这对我们的行业来说这是一个巨大的,这是一个很需要的时间,”NSSGA总统迈克尔约翰逊肯定了。“NSSGA不知疲倦地与所有利益相关者合作,实现这一历史悠久的时刻,”他补充说,“他加入了”与国会成员及其员工的汇集产业从汇集行业的过多的电子邮件,呼叫和会议。该地标立法的通过是我们国家需要将我们的基础设施网络移动到21世纪,而且汇总行业已准备好满足需求。我们期待着与大会和执行基础设施投资和工作法的政府合作。我们的成员准备高估在美国当地社区的无数数量的项目。“

IIJAfunding will help the Federal Highway Administration and state departments of transportation step up replacement of dated bridges, a poster child for which—the Interstate 74 Mississippi River crossing (left), linking Moline, Ill. and Bettendorf, Iowa—yielded to its successor over 2020-21 phases. Lunda Construction of Wisconsin led the four-year undertaking with Hahn Ready Mix among key suppliers.

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美国商会总统Suzanne Clark将两党基础设施​​账单的成绩称为“美国的主要胜利”。基础设施投资和就业行为将有助于将1400万美国人连接到宽带,为1000万个家庭提供清洁的饮用水,升级我们的能源网格,并创造数百万个工作岗位。自州际公路系统建设以来,这是桥梁的最大投资。“

The 30,000-member American Public Works Association applauded the action and commended lawmakers for taking a major, historic step towards improving American citizens’ quality of life. “Congress’ long-awaited approval of IIJA is welcomed across the country by public works professionals,” affirmed APWA President Stan Brown. “From 2003 to 2017, federal infrastructure spending dropped more than 20 percent and negatively affected those who rely on our highways, roads, bridges, transit, and water and wastewater systems.”

“IIIJA承诺升级这个国家基础设施的所有领域,”APWA CEO Scott Grayson补充道。“从道路和桥梁到更好地保护社区对现代化水基础设施网络的自然灾害,这项立法将在人们的生活中取得重大升级。APWA认为,该国需要在我们的公共工程基础设施方面一贯,重大和长期的投资,5.5亿美元的新联邦支出的承诺是一项多年来,仍然认识到局部决策的必要性。“

“IIJA是50多年来最重要的措施,以便有意义地解决美国运通网络的状况和表现。美国参议院和众议院的成员不仅证明了联邦交通基础设施领导的重要性,而且政策制定者可以找到共同的理由并对国家关注的事项进行治理,“美国路和运输建造者协会主席戴夫鲍尔指出。“在今天的政治环境中,在扭曲和宽阔的拓展作为解决方案的地方,国会成员已经采取了有形的行动,将使全国各州和社区受益。运输建设界现在欢迎利用这些历史投资来提供基础设施成果的机会,以提高所有美国人的生活质量。“

“This bipartisan infrastructure bill not only addresses years of underinvestment in the nation’s infrastructure but will spur economic growth and job creation in communities across the country, improving the quality of life and our nation’s global competitiveness,” said Portland Cement Association CEO Michael Ireland. “As many are still recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic, this legislation will further our nation’s recovery, creating thousands of well-paying jobs. PCA members appreciate the legislation passing a long-term reauthorization of the surface transportation program, including significant investments in our water infrastructure; providing funding for the Department of Energy to focus on the research, development, and deployment of technologies to capture carbon emissions; and, the exemption of cement from Buy America requirements.”