Beyond roads and bridges: inside the $1 trillion US infrastructure plan

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Washington (AFP) – Lawmakers in Washington are closing in on doing what has eluded administrations for years: passing a bill to revitalize the country’s neglected infrastructure. The Senate’s $1 trillion proposal — backed by Democratic President Joe Biden — would channel money towards everything from fixing roads to expanding broadband and clean energy, though passage through is not assured in either chamber of the US Congress. Here’s what’s in the bipartisan plan: Repairs to traditional infrastructureThe country’s road infrastructure gets $110 billion, one of the largest single allocations …

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