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ASCE and Accelerator for America Release Map to Showcase Infrastructure Projects

Nov. 11, 2022
Highlighted infrastructure categories include drinking water, wastewater and stormwater.
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RESTON, VA  The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in partnership with Accelerator for America today announced the release of a new map which features projects that are getting underway with funding  from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), otherwise known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). As the one year anniversary of the BIL approaches on November 15th, funding has been steadily making its way to state and local agencies across the nation, and now it is possible to track how communities are benefiting from investments. 

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law invests in all 17 of the infrastructure categories included in ASCE’s 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, which was released eight months before official passage of the law and had assigned our nation’s infrastructure a cumulative grade of ‘C-’. Communities are now benefiting from replaced lead service lines, safer roads and bridges, and new transit connections.

Communities Large and Small

“The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is improving communities large and small, but many Americans aren’t aware of how this law will impact their day-to-day lives,” said Maria Lehman, ASCE president. “This tool will show families how traffic along their morning commutes is going to be alleviated, why they’re experiencing less interruptions in energy services, or why their tap water will be safer to drink. Not only will these projects improve our quality of life, but we hope they also inspire the next generation of civil engineers to be a part of solving some of society’s most complex problems.”  

Leveraging current data on infrastructure conditions, the map pairs statistics from ASCE’s Infrastructure Report Card with testimonials from elected officials around the country discussing the importance of the BIL to their city or state’s community. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear mentions projects that will elevate Louisville’s multimodal transportation options, while Phoenix, Arizona Mayor Kate Gallego highlights the planned Rio Salado Bike and Pedestrian Bridge, which is now possible due to BIL funding. This is part of a larger effort from ASCE to track all investments and rulemakings by infrastructure sector for their 150,000 members working in communities across the country.

To view the map, please visit

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