Nevada is Positioned to Make Monumental Infrastructure Improvements
Under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Nevada is expected to receive upwards of $4 billion over five years in formula funding alone. As of July 2022, approximately $780 million in IIJA funding has been announced and is headed to Nevada. Listed below are a few of the IIJA-funded projects across Nevada.
Nevada Builds — Examples of IIJA Projects
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Direct Funding Coming to Nevada
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Based on formula funding alone, Nevada is expected to receive $2.5 billion for federal-aid highway apportioned programs under the IIJA over five years.
Based on formula funding alone, Nevada is expected to receive $225 million for bridge replacement and repairs under the IIJA over five years.
Based on formula funding alone, Nevada is poised to receive $459 million over five years under the IIJA to improve public transportation options across the state.
Under the IIJA, Nevada is expected to receive $38 million over five years to support the expansion of an EV charging network in the state.
Under the IIJA, Nevada will receive a minimum allocation of $100 million to help provide high-speed internet across the state, including providing access to the at least 123,822 Nevadans who currently lack it. Also, 825,000 or 26% of people in Nevada will be eligible for the Affordability Connectivity Benefit, which will help low-income families afford internet access. Households can check their eligibility, sign up, and find fully covered internet plans at GetInternet.gov.
Under the IIJA, based on historical formula funding levels, Nevada is expected to receive $12 million over five years to protect against cyberattacks.
Under the IIJA, based on historical formula funding levels, Nevada is expected to receive $8.6 million over five years to protect against wildfires.
Under the IIJA, based on the traditional state revolving fund formula, Nevada is expected to receive $403 million over five years to improve water infrastructure across the state.
Under the IIJA, Nevada expects to receive approximately $293 million for infrastructure development for airports over five years. Notably, the Department of Transportation awarded nearly $44 million to Harry Reid International Airport in flexible funding to improve the airport. For a list of Airport Infrastructure Grant projects announced earlier this year, please click here.
As of July 2022, approximately $24 million has been allocated to Nevada for weatherization and $5.3 million to help prevent outages and make the power grid more resilient. Additional grid funding will be made available in the coming months.