Building new tunnels under the Hudson River, extending the Second Avenue subway to East Harlem, new elevators in subway stations — there are many projects on New York’s infrastructure list that need federal funding.

And now the trillion-dollar spending package Congress passed late last week will partially fund all of them.

“We’ve got the man and woman power, we’ve got everything ready. The building trades are ready to go, our companies are telling us. Give us the projects, we will build,” Carlo Scissura, president and CEO of the New York Building Congress, said.

Building new tunnels under the Hudson River, extending the Second Avenue subway to East Harlem, new elevators in subway stations — there are many projects on New York’s infrastructure list that need federal funding.

And now the trillion-dollar spending package Congress passed late last week will partially fund all of […]

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