Congress is investing in our roads. $494 billion dollars worth. The Moving Forward Act looks to make $1.5 trillion worth of infrastructure investments across a number of U.S. economic sectors, such as transportation. The $494 billion allocated to transportation is the largest given to any division of the act.
For Construction Pros writes that the bill would authorize $257.4 billion in contract authority for FY22 through FY25 for the Federal-aid highway program and extend a provision to allow any additional sums deposited into the Highway Trust Fund to be distributed through existing statutory formulas without a need for further authorization. This ensures that set-asides are included in this calculation.