Here’s what’s in the infrastructure deal agreed to by Biden and senators

President Joe Biden and a bipartisan group of senators have agreed to a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure plan. So, what would it actually do?

Here’s a breakdown of the spending in the framework, as released by the White House, as well as what the Biden administration says are the proposed funding sources.

Read more: ‘We have a deal,’ Biden says after meeting with senators on bipartisan infrastructure plan

Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework


Amount (billions)





Roads, bridges, major projects




Public transit


Passenger and Freight Rail


EV infrastructure


Electric buses / transit


Reconnecting communities




Ports & Waterways


Infrastructure Financing


Other Infrastructure


Water infrastructure


Broadband infrastructure


Environmental remediation


Power infrastructure incl. grid authority


Western Water Storage




Proposed Financing Sources for New Investment

  • Reduce the IRS tax gap  

  • Unemployment insurance program integrity  

  • Redirect unused unemployment insurance relief funds  

  • Repurpose unused relief funds from 2020 emergency relief legislation  

  • State and local investment in broadband infrastructure  

  • Allow states to sell or purchase unused toll credits for infrastructure  

  • Extend expiring customs user fees  

  • Reinstate Superfund fees for chemicals  

  • 5G spectrum auction proceeds  

  • Extend mandatory sequester  

  • Strategic petroleum reserve sale  

  • Public-private partnerships, private activity bonds, direct pay bonds and asset recycling for infrastructure investment  

  • Macroeconomic impact of infrastructure investment

The White House did not release additional details about the infrastructure

plan, which would need to be approved by Congress. The Dow Jones Industrial Average

climbed to fresh intraday peaks after Biden announced the infrastructure deal.

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