New Yorkers have reasons to smile with the passage of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill late Friday night by the House of Representatives.
According to reports, New York could get more than $170 billion from that amount for many infrastructure projects.
Sources said part of the $170 billion funds will be allocated to the following projects:
Highways: $12.5 billion
$11.5 billion for roads, highways.
$1.9 billion for bridge repairs.
$142 million for electric-vehicle charging infrastructure
Airports: nearly $1 billion
JFK — $294,682,575.
LGA — $ 150,008,970.
Long Island MacArthur — $21,595,630.
Rail: $58 billion
$22 billion for Amtrak improvements, including the Gateway tunnel project under the Hudson River.
$24 billion for Northeast Corridor modernization.
$12 billion for intercity passenger rail, including high-speed rail.
Water: $90 billion
$14.7 billion for the EPA’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, which provides grants and loans for infrastructure projects.
$14.7 billion for the EPA’s Clean Water State Revolving Funds, which provides loans to states for water-quality improvement.
$55.4 billion in supplemental emergency appropriations.
Mass Transit: $9.8 billion
$9.8 billion for Clean Buses and Mass Transit