With $1.2 trillion in federal funds flowing to states and localities for infrastructure projects, there are several key trends shaping state and local government decisions and projects, according to a report released Wednesday from the Deloitte Center for Government Insights. The pandemic also will have a long-lasting impact on infrastructure.
“Every part of the infrastructure ecosystem … will need to adjust,” according to the report.
Deloitte, the global consulting firm, conducted a survey last fall pertaining to U.S. infrastructure trends that included 660 total responses from government and infrastructure officials and a small number of private company and nonprofit executives from 18 countries. The largest sample, 300, was from the U.S.