The U.S. Congress passed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill on 11/05/2021. The $1.2 Trillion spending package includes large scale plans for roads and bridges which require sand for concrete.

$110 billion for roads and bridges. In addition to construction and repair, the funding also helps pay for transportation research at universities, funding for Puerto Rico’s highways, and “congestion relief” in American cities.

$8 billion for western water infrastructure. Ongoing drought conditions in the western half of the country will be addressed through investments in water treatment, storage, and reuse facilities.