Sinema Celebrates Over $2.6 Billion Invested in Arizona Infrastructure in the Year Since Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Became Law

Nov 15, 2022

Sinema’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs law invested over $2.6 billion in key infrastructure improvements for Arizona roads, bridges, broadband, water systems, wildfire mitigation, airports, public transportation, and more

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema, lead negotiator and sponsor of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs law, celebrated over $2.6 billion in infrastructure funding invested in Arizona roads, bridges, broadband, public transportation, water systems, wildfire mitigation, airports, and more in the year since Sinema’s landmark bill became law.
“One year ago, our landmark infrastructure bill was signed into law with broad, bipartisan Congressional support, representing the progress we can make in the lives of everyday Americans when we set aside differences, shut out the noise, and focus on delivering results. Those results are crystal clear – since our bill became law, we’ve secured over $2.6 billion in critical Arizona infrastructure investments, making it easier and safer for Arizonans to visit loved ones, access quality internet service, enjoy clean air and reliable water, and so much more,” said Sinema, lead negotiator and co-author of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs law.
Over the past year, Arizona has seen the following investments in critical infrastructure projects thanks to Sinema’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs law:

  • $969 million for critical improvements to Arizona roads and highways
  • $45 million for Arizona bridge repair and construction
  • $100 million to help Arizonans connect to high-speed internet through broadband infrastructure improvements
  • $176 million in public transportation infrastructure improvements
  • $100 million in funding for clean drinking water, water pipe improvements, and water contamination projects
  • $83 million in funding for levees and other environmental infrastructure projects
  • $211.5 million in wildfire mitigation, resilience, and forest restoration
  • $132.5 million in funding for drought resilience
  • $69.5 million in repairs and upgrades at all Arizona airports
  • $224 million for tribal sanitation projects, flooding mitigation, and to complete the currently authorized Indian Water Rights Settlements in Arizona
  • $11.3 million for electric vehicle charging infrastructure
  • $25 million to clean up pollution caused by abandoned oil and gas wells
  • $16.2 million in Commercial Motor Vehicle Highway Safety improvements
  • $500 million for repairs, upgrades, and modernization, and construction at Arizona Ports of Entry
  • $10.3 million for upgrades and improvements to Arizona rural schools, roads, and essential services