Report: Ports, rail and waterway infrastructure of high priority to Trump administration

Report: Ports, rail and waterway infrastructure of high priority to Trump administration

The Trump administration has put together a preliminary list of 50 high priority infrastructure projects to be funded in the upcoming overhaul, McClatchyDC reported last week based on documents obtained by the Kansas City Star and The News Tribune. The published list of 50 projects was reportedly made available to congressional and business leaders, and was near identical to the original list provided by the Trump administration. The latter list demands $137.5 billion in infrastructure funding, with 50% of the funds derived from private investment. All of the projects would require at least $137.5 billion in funding. The list includes 11 inland waterway projects comprising 9% of the budget, three rail projects accounting for 18% of the total costs and four port projects requiring 4% of the funding. Dive Insight: Projects focused on roads, bridges, passenger rail, air traff...

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