Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that California is set to receive $849.4 million from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to repair and improve 1,536 bridges in poor condition throughout the state in 2022. The program, to be administered by the Federal Highway Administration, is expected to help repair approximately 15,000 bridges nationwide. Click here for a full list of “Bridge Formula Program Funding and Condition by State” published by the DOT. 

During a press conference celebrating 60 days since the signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, President Biden announced that the federal government would be getting rid of the requirement that counties and towns cost-share for the replacement of small bridges.