Transportation infrastructure projects would receive a total of $103 billion in appropriations for each of the fiscal years 2015 through 2022. Among the types of projects funded under this bill through the Highway Trust Fund and the Department of Transportation are:
Intercity high-speed rail service;
Credit assistance for surface transportation projects of national and regional significance;
Airport improvement and noise compatibility projects at public-use airports;
The Federal Aviation Administration’s efforts to accelerate deployment of satellite technology to improve airport safety and capacity;
The TIGER Discretionary Grant Program that provides competitive grants for surface transportation projects.
Appropriations for water infrastructure projects would total $29 billion for each of the fiscal years between 2015 and 2019, and would be used to fund:
Capitalization grants to states provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in order to establish water pollution control revolving funds, and drinking water treatment revolving loan funds for water infrastructure projects that are ineligible for state revolving loan funds.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), so it can carry out the pre-disaster hazard mitigation program for minor localized flood reduction projects and major flood risk reduction projects.
The Army Corps of Engineers for inland waterways projects, coastal harbors and channels, inland harbors, in addition to dams and levees.
The National Park Service would receive $3 billion for each of the fiscal years 2015 through 2019 in order to cover expenses related to management, operations, and maintenance.
Miscellaneous infrastructure projects would receive a total of $15 billion in each of the fiscal years 2015 - 2019. $10 billion of this total would go towards improving the electric grid, while the remaining $5 billion would fund projects to expand the availability of broadband services.