House T&I hearing focuses on implementation and oversight of IIJA

Logistics Management | By Jeff Berman

A recently-held House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee hearing focused on oversight of the bipartisan $1.2 billion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, with a sharp focus on “ensuring it is implemented as Congress intended.”

The legislation, which represents the single largest investment in repairing and reconstructing the nation’s bridges since the construction of the interstate highway system, was signed into law by President Biden in November 2021. A key objective of it is to “ease inflationary pressures and strengthen supply chains by making long overdue improvements for our nation’s ports, airports, rail, and roads,” according to the White House.

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