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How the Tri-State benefits from the US infrastructure bill

Published: Aug. 4, 2021 at 9:15 PM CDT
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TRI-STATE (WFIE) - 14 News is getting a closer look at how the Tri-State area will benefit from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal that senators expect to vote on this week.

Hoosiers are set to receive $6.6 billion for federal-aid highway programs and $401 million for bridge repairs.

Indiana can expect $682 million for transportation. The state will also get a minimum of $100 million to help provide broadband coverage.

In Illinois, federal highway projects are slated to receive $9.8 billion, as well as $4 billion for transportation and $100 million for broadband.

Meanwhile, Kentucky is expected to see $4.6 billion for highway projects, $391 million for transportation and $100 million for broadband.

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