Transportation and Water Infrastructure

 

Efficient transportation infrastructure directly impacts the competitiveness of the domestic steel industry, and manufacturing as a whole. Transportation infrastructure facilitates broad economic growth and creates significant demand for domestic steel products for projects like highways, bridges, ports, and waterways.

Industry Position: Transportation infrastructure facilitates broad economic growth and directly impacts the competitiveness of the domestic steel industry. Congress should provide for increased funding for infrastructure improvements that are directed towards long-term, multi-year projects that focus on rebuilding the nation’s bridges, roads, waterways, railroads and energy infrastructure. Federal funding should be accompanied by reforms that streamline permitting to speed approval of large projects and should ensure that iron and steel used to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure is produced in the United States.   More »

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Continuously reinforced concrete roadways are structurally supported by steel rebars and help to improve fuel efficiency in large vehicles.