Illinois Engineers Applaud President Biden’s Signature of Federal Infrastructure Bill
SPRINGFIELD – The American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC-IL) released the following statement regarding President Biden’s signature of the federal Infrastructure bill:
“Over the next five years, the federal infrastructure bill will invest over $17 billion in Illinois alone. That means billions of dollars dedicated to rebuilding and redesigning interstates, repairing and replacing bridges, and expanding and modernizing airports,” said Kevin Artl, president and CEO of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois. “The American Council of engineering Companies of Illinois and our members around the state applaud the bipartisan support for this legislation along with the leadership demonstrated by President Biden’s administration for championing these critical improvements to our state and nation’s physical infrastructure. Illinois’ engineers are ready to get to work to make these historic investments a reality for our state.”
About the American Council of Engineering Companies
Representing hundreds of companies, we are the voice of the engineering industry in Illinois. With roots dating back more than 100 years, ACEC Illinois represents more than 11,000 engineers, architects, land surveyors and other specialists. Our primary mission is to strengthen the business environment for our member firms through government advocacy, political action, and business education. For more information, visit www.acecil.org.