All Information (Except Text) for S.2279 - Bridge Investment Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 01/04/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/04/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles as Introduced
Bridge Investment Act
Official Titles - Senate
Official Titles as Introduced
A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to establish a competitive grant program to repair, improve, rehabilitate, or replace bridges to improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of people and freight over bridge crossings, and for other purposes.
Actions Overview (1)
|01/04/2018||Introduced in Senate|
01/04/2018 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|01/04/2018||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.|
Action By: Senate
01/04/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
|Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]*||01/04/2018|
|Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]*||01/04/2018|
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|Senate Environment and Public Works||01/04/2018||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (01/04/2018)
Bridge Investment Act
This bill establishes a bridge investment program to provide financial assistance for projects to repair, improve, rehabilitate, or replace a bridge on a public road. The program includes small, medium, and large bridge projects and nationally or regionally significant projects involving more than $500 million. The program's goals include improving the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of people and freight over bridges and the reduction of the number of bridges in need of significant repair.
The Department of Transportation may award grants for bridge investment projects that meet specified criteria.
The Government Accountability Office shall conduct, and report on, an assessment of the bridge investment grant program.