U.S. Senate expected to vote on $1 trillion infrastructure bill this week

Some of the money could be allocated for the long-awaited Gateway Tunnel project

Lawmakers in Washington are expected to vote this week on the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. Over the weekend, Senate negotiators finished whittling the massive 2,700-page bill. More than half of the money would be spent on new investments, including $110 billion for roads and bridges, $39 billion for public transit and $66 billion for rail projects.

There are billions more for water infrastructure, airports, ports, broadband internet access and electric-vehicle charging stations. Some of this money could be allocated for the long-awaited Gateway Tunnel project. Lawmakers also hope to vote on a $3.5 trillion budget plan this week.

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