02 December 2015
Congressional negotiators from the Senate and House have agreed to a $305 billion, five-year highway bill. This newly agreed-upon bill knocks one year and $20 billion off the House’s measure, but it still should send a signal to the industry that stability is waiting in the wings. In addition, the nation's infrastructure needs a reliable flow of funds. In fact, in a recent USA Today editorial, Brendan Bechtel, president of the Bechtel Group, implored federal and state officials to prioritize the nation’s "crumbling" infrastructure.