Ahead of Holiday Travel, DNC Unveils New Billboard in Chicago, Thanking President Biden for Safer Roads, Better Airports
December 21, 2021
President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Will Improve Illinois’ Airports, Roads, Bridges, and Highways
Today, the Democratic National Committee is unveiling a new billboard in Chicago, Illinois highlighting how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law passed by President Biden and Illinois Democrats will create smoother future holiday travel with better airports and safer roads.
The billboard is located on I-294 near O’Hare Airport. It will be up for one month.
“As Americans travel to be with their loved ones this holiday season, we want to make sure folks in Illinois know that better roads, highways, bridges, airports are on the way, thanks to President Biden’s and Illinois Democrats’ leadership,”said DNC Chair Jaime Harrison. “The President’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will improve highways, repair bridges, improve public transportation, and modernize our airports, easing stress and making it easier for Illinoisans to get around and stay connected.”
Thanks to President Biden’s leadership, Illinois can expect to receive:
- Nearly $10 billion to improve highways and $1.4 billion for bridge replacement and repairs over five years.
- $4 billion over five years to improve public transportation options across the state.
- Over $123 million for FY22 to modernize airport infrastructure, improve experiences for travelers, strengthen safety, support good jobs, and make America’s travel hubs more sustainable.
An image of the billboard graphic is below: