Infrastructure

September 17, 2020

Only a few days remain until the current highway and public transit law – the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act – expires on September 30. AGC is cautiously optimistic that Congress will extend the FAST Act for one-year (through fiscal year 2021). The extension would likely be considered as part of legislation to temporarily fund the federal government, known as a continuing resolution (CR). However, there is one outstanding issue that key negotiators need to resolve.

August 20, 2020

On August 18, AGC, along with 14 other stakeholders in the transportation community, called on President Trump to oppose any temporary suspension or permanent repeal of dedicated federal user fees that generate revenue for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF).

August 20, 2020

Calls for One-Year Surface Transportation Extension with Additional Funds

July 30, 2020

Authorizes Dozens of Army Corps Projects

July 23, 2020

Provides $9.5 Billion for Transportation and Building Infrastructure Improvements

July 2, 2020

On July 1, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a  $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment bill—the largest and broadest federal investment in the nation’s infrastructure ever.

June 18, 2020

On June 15, Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Todd Young (R-Ind.), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) introduced the Expedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act, legislation that would ensure Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funds can be used to provide incentive payments to contractors for early completion of eligible projects. Rather than the owner agency establishing unrealistic completion dates, which could discourage some contractors from bidding on those projects, incentive payments allow contractors to determine how best to earn the incentive.

June 18, 2020

Provides $9.5 Billion for Transportation and Building Infrastructure Improvements

June 18, 2020

Organizes bipartisan letter to Senate Leadership

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