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DelBene Celebrates Second Anniversary of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Washington has received nearly $8 billion to rebuild roads, bridges, and other critical infrastructure, expand broadband, and create jobs

Today, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) released the following statement celebrating the second anniversary of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act:

"Two years ago, President Biden and Congress made the largest investment in America’s infrastructure since the interstate highway system. In the years since, the law has continued to drive Washington forward, delivering nearly $8 billion to rebuild, restore, and strengthen our infrastructure. These investments are making tangible improvements in our communities by addressing critical road and bridge repairs, expanding affordable broadband across our state, and creating good-paying jobs. Moving forward, the law will continue to deliver long-term investments that will make our communities safer, healthier, better connected, and more accessible."

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Impact in Washington thus far:

  • $3.6 billion for roads, bridges, roadway safety, and other major projects.
  • $1.2 billion to expand access to affordable, high-speed internet.
  • $336 million to provide clean and safe water and to improve major water infrastructure.
  • $753.4 million to improve public transportation options.
  • $40.7 million to expand the state’s EV charging network.
  • $332.1 million for clean energy, energy efficiency, and power initiatives.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Impact in Washington’s 1st Congressional District thus far:

  • $100 million for Woodinville-based Group 14 for battery component manufacturing to support the growing EV market.
  • $33.5 million for King County Metro's electric bus fleet conversion.
  • $30 million for Snohomish County Public Utility Department’s grid resiliency improvement project in Snohomish County.
  • $19 million for Bothell Way NE Multimodal Improvements.
  • $3.25 million for the City of Mountlake Terrace’s Lake Ballinger Ecosystem Restoration project.
  • $4.8 million for the Puget Sound Regional Council to help local cities including Redmond develop local safety plans for pedestrians and cyclists.

More information about the bipartisan infrastructure law's impact in Washington can be found here. An interactive map highlighting bipartisan infrastructure law projects is available here.