Repairing the infrastructures of Atlantic City, a hot topic during the debates of the 2nd district | Government and Politics
“Boardwalks are very expensive for municipalities along the coast. To properly fix the Atlantic City boardwalk, it’s probably between $ 60 (million) and $ 70 million, ”he said.
In January 2019, then Atlantic City mayor Frank Gilliam said costs to repair the promenade could reach $ 50 million, citing construction vehicles allowed to drive on the planks, which deteriorated considerably their integrity. The city responded to this problem by limiting vehicle access to emergency vehicles and installing concrete barriers.
Swift described the Atlantic City boardwalk as “dirty, dangerous, there are homeless people up there.”
“It’s our bread and butter and what people come here for,” she said.
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was passed on August 13 by the US Senate. The legislation would provide approximately $ 12.31 billion in transportation funding for New Jersey over the next five years. The state would also receive a minimum of $ 100 million to expand broadband Internet access.
American senses Cory Booker and Bob Menendez, both DN.J., in August broke plans for the $ 12.31 billion – $ 6,883,719,399 would go to highways and roads; $ 1,146,780,115 would go to the bridges; $ 104,373,268 would go to electric vehicles; $ 24,407,410 would go to ferry service; and $ 4,154,648,806 would go to public transit.