On April 7, Law360 published “Trump’s Infrastructure Plan: Getting The Show On The Road,” written by Alston & Bird Construction & Government Contracts partner Chris Roux. In the article, Chris lays out the promises regarding infrastructure spending made by President Donald Trump during his campaign and the actions the Trump administration has taken that support and contradict those commitments. Chris then discusses some of the many questions and difficulties surrounding the plan and outlines three key needs that will be critical to successful implementation. These include:
- Creating a coherent federal program that supports infrastructure development, prioritizes critical projects, and creates predictability
- Creating new P3 state laws and broadening existing laws so that more infrastructure is eligible for private investment
- Creating state and local agencies dedicated to supporting P3 projects
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