What Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Means For Iowa
President Joe Biden unveiled a more than $2 trillion infrastructure and economic recovery package this week. The plan aims to revitalize a whole slew of things, from transportation infrastructure to water systems, broadband and manufacturing, among many other goals.
On this episode of River to River, host Ben Kieffer speaks with a variety of engineers from across the state whose work focuses on energy, roads and bridges. They’ll discuss Iowa’s infrastructure needs and how Iowa can benefit from President Biden’s infrastructure plan.
- Jerry Schnoor, environmental engineering, Co-Director, Center for Global & Regional Environmental Research, University of Iowa
- Jim McCalley, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of electrical and computer engineering and Jack London Chair in Power Systems Engineering, Iowa State University
- Jim Nelson, director of the bridges and structures bureau, Iowa DOT
- Dan McGehee, associate professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, director, National Advanced Driving Simulator, University of Iowa
- Shauna Hallmark, director, Institute for Transportation, Iowa State University