The House passed the INVEST Act on July 1st that makes significant investments in transportation infrastructure over the next five years.
The $715 billion bill proposes spending on surface transportation as well as drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. A complete detailing of the allocation of funds can be seen here. For further updates and information on this matter, visit Transportation of Massachusetts’ (T4MA) website.
A summary of the funding is as follows:
Roads, Bridges, and Safety: $343 billion
Transit: $109 billion
Passenger and Freight Rail: $95 billion
Drinking Water Infrastructure & Assistance: $117 billion
Wastewater Infrastructure: $51.25 billion