Biden, senators reach $579 billion infrastructure deal

June 27, 2021

$109 billion allocated for roads, bridges in bipartisan infrastructure deal

President Joe Biden on Thursday announced that he and a bipartisan group of 10 senators struck a $579 billion deal on infrastructure that includes $109 billion for roads, bridges and major projects. Combining the new spending outlined in the framework with baseline spending, the deal is worth $973 billion over five years and $1.2 trillion over eight years.

Overall, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework would provide $312 billion for transportation projects and another $266 billion for other infrastructure projects, such as water infrastructure, broadband, environmental projects and more.