Thompson Votes to Pass Comprehensive Surface Transportation Legislation Including Funding for Six Critical Local Infrastructure Projects Bill includes Thompson’s requests for local infrastructure projects

Thompson Votes to Pass Comprehensive Surface Transportation Legislation Including Funding for Six Critical Local Infrastructure Projects Bill includes Thompson’s requests for local infrastructure projects

PRESS RELEASE

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass the INVEST in America Act, legislation that provides $715 billion over five years for investments in surface transportation and water infrastructure improvements across our nation. The bill includes $27 billion for California infrastructure and hundreds of millions for our district. A statement from Thompson is below.

“Our nation’s crumbling infrastructure must be modernized for the 21st Century. That’s why today I voted to pass the INVEST in America Act, which fixes infrastructure and creates good-paying jobs. This bill provides funding to rebuild roads, bridges and water systems in our district and across our country. The bill also includes over $19 million for six critical local projects I requested to rebuild infrastructure in our district These projects were prioritized by counties in our district because they will make our local infrastructure safer and boost our local economy. I will continue to work for transportation funding important to our district.”

You can click here to learn more about the INVEST in America Act. The bill included $19.03 million in Federal funding Thompson requested after counties in our district identified them as top priorities. This includes $742,000 for the San Pablo Avenue Rehabilitation in Pinole in Contra Costa County, $2.28 million for the Chip Seal Program in Lake County, $3 million for the Napa Valley Vine Trail in Napa County, $4 million for the State Route 37/Fairgrounds Drive Interchange project in Solano County, $2 million for the Highway 116/West Cotati Intersection Safety Improvement project in Sonoma County and $7 million for the State Route 37 Corridor Enhancement Program in Sonoma County. You can click here to learn more about these Federal funding requests made by Thompson.