Construction and Engineering: Paving the Way for America's Future

Apr 12, 2024 11:59:05 AM / by USFCR

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Construction and Engineering: Building Tomorrow

The $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act has ushered in a new era for the construction and engineering sectors and presents many opportunities for small businesses and well-established firms. This transformative period in U.S. infrastructure development is not just about enhancing roads and bridges; it extends to modernizing broadband networks and revitalizing public utilities.

Specific Opportunities Under the Act

The Act allocates substantial funding across various projects, ensuring a wide-reaching impact. For instance:

  • Bridges and Roads: Significant investment aimed at rebuilding the aging and overburdened transportation network.
  • Broadband Expansion: Projects to enhance digital connectivity across rural and underserved communities.
  • Public Utilities: Modernization efforts for water systems and electrical grids to improve sustainability and resilience.

Navigating the Path Forward

Finding relevant projects within the federal contracting landscape involves several practical steps:

  1. Stay Informed: Regularly check government portals like and for announcements and updates on new projects.
  2. Network and Partner: Building relationships with other firms can lead to partnerships and subcontracting opportunities.
  3. Leverage Resources: Utilize tools and support from agencies like the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) which provides guidance and assistance to firms entering the federal marketplace.

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Credibility Through Data

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is more than just a policy measure; it's a commitment backed by substantial funding. To illustrate, over $110 billion has been earmarked solely for roads and bridges, highlighting the scale and scope of potential contracts.

The field of construction and engineering is on the brink of a significant transformation. By taking informed steps and utilizing available resources, your firm can play a pivotal role in shaping tomorrow’s infrastructure. Engage with USFCR today, and let us help you capture the immense opportunities that lie ahead.

Top NAICS codes for:
Construction and Engineering

  • Bridges and Roads

    • 237310 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction: This NAICS code covers firms primarily constructing roads, streets, alleys, public sidewalks, guardrails, parkways, and airports.

    Broadband Expansion

    • 237130 - Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction: This includes the construction of communication lines and transmission lines, an essential part of expanding broadband access.
    • 517311 - Wired Telecommunications Carriers: This code applies to businesses involved in operating and maintaining transmission facilities and infrastructure that provide broadband internet connection.

    Public Utilities

    • 221310 - Water Supply and Irrigation Systems: This code applies to companies that operate water treatment plants and water supply systems.
    • 221122 - Electric Power Distribution: This includes the distribution of electricity and the maintenance of power lines crucial to modernizing electrical grids.
    • Find more NAICS Codes here.

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US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is the largest and most trusted full-service Federal consulting organization. USFCR also provides set-aside qualifications, including women-owned, veteran-owned, disadvantaged (8a), HUBZone, and other federal contracting services, technology, and training.