Sinema Celebrates Over $6.5 Billion Invested in Arizona Infrastructure in the Two Years Since Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Became Law

Nov 15, 2023

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To date, the Sinema-ledInfrastructure Investment and Jobs law invested over $6.5 billion in Arizona’s roads, bridges, broadband, water systems, wildfire prevention and relief, airports, public transportation, Ports of Entry, and more

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema, lead negotiator and sponsor of the landmark bipartisan infrastructure law, celebrated the record funding invested in Arizona infrastructure in the two years since Sinema’s historic bill became law.

To date, the Sinema-led infrastructure law has invested over $6.5 billion in more than 423 specific projects across Arizona, with particularly noteworthy funds for transportation – roads, bridges, public transit, airports, and ports – as well as water and broadband. 

“I wrote the bipartisan infrastructure law to deliver real, lasting results that boost Arizona’s economy, secure our water future, create strong careers, provide internet connectivity for all, and ensure safer streets and communities. I’m immensely proud that, in the two years since my bill became law, we’ve delivered for Arizona – and there’s still more to come,” said Sinema, co-author and lead negotiator of the bipartisan infrastructure law.

In the two years since Sinema’s infrastructure bill became law, Arizona has seen the following investments in more than 423 critical infrastructure projects:

  • $3.4 billion for Arizona roads, bridges, roadway safety, and major transportation projects
  • Over $993.1 million to provide high-speed internet to everyone in Arizona
    • Roughly 489,000 Arizona households are already saving on their monthly internet bill thanks to the Affordable Connectivity Program, which the bipartisan infrastructure law created
  • $778 million for clean and safe drinking water and water infrastructure improvements
  • $349.2 million to improve public transportation options and access across the state
  • $266.9 million in wildfire, flood, and environmental resilience – protecting Arizona communities from the effects of a changing climate
  • $154.7 million for airports
  • $93.8 million for clean energy, energy efficiency, and power – including weatherization and power grid resiliency
  • $63.3 million to Arizona communities for clean-energy transit buses and improved bus services
  • $11.4 million to Arizona schools to transition to clean-energy school buses
  • $43.9 million to build out an electric vehicle charging network across the state
  • $38.4 million for environmental clean-up – capping orphaned oil and gas wells, reclaiming abandoned mine lands, and cleaning up brownfield sites
  • $935,000 for ports and waterways