Tennessee in need of $68 Billion

Tennessee needs at least $68 billion worth of public infrastructure improvements during the five-year period of July 2022 to June 2027—a $5 billion (9%) increase from the year before—according to a new report by the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.

Total estimated costs for current infrastructure needs fall into six general categories:

  • Transportation and Utilities:  $35 billion
  • Education:  $17 billion
  • Health, Safety, and Welfare:  $11 billion
  • Recreation and Culture:  $3 billion
  • General Government:  $2 billion
  • Economic Development:  $239 million