Infrastructure is a framework of systems and facilities serving a city, state, or country. Infrastructure includes roads, bridges, mass transit systems, energy, broadband, airports, and seaports. A strong and healthy infrastructure not only makes it possible for Americans to enjoy an excellent quality of life; it’s also critical to the operation of every business.
To be effective, infrastructure requires continual maintenance and new construction. In 2020, the federal government spent $63 billion on infrastructure and granted an additional $83 billion in infrastructure funding to states. Typically half of federal transportation spending goes towards highways, and 22% is allocated to air transportation.
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