ASCE members celebrate Senate infrastructure bill as ‘giant leap forward’

ASCE’s long-term advocacy efforts scored a huge victory this week when the Senate passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill in a 69-30 bipartisan vote.

The legislation would mark the largest U.S. infrastructure investment in generations; $550 billion over the next five years for the nation’s roads, bridges, rail, airports, clean water, and public transit – all infrastructure sectors that ASCE has been advocating for over the last three decades with its Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.

“I’m ecstatic. There’s nothing in my tenure with ASCE that compares to this,” said Paul Maron, P.E., M.ASCE, a project manager for Strand

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