Trump has indicated that money would go first to states that could expedite permitting and other approvals to avoid having infrastructure dollars hung up in red tape. This latest meeting serve as a contradiction to rumors that the Trump team might be delaying its infrastructure push until next year. The administration has already reportedly identified 50 high-priority projects as potential ones to kick things off, and Trump has directed federal agencies to accelerate regulatory processes. This week, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave U.S. infrastructure a D+, a score virtually unchanged from its last report in 2013.
Source: Supply Chain Dive