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Factbox: Republicans vs. Biden: What's in their infrastructure plans?

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WASHINGTON, April 22 (Reuters) - An infrastructure package proposed by U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday aims to revitalize America's roads, bridges and broadband systems but is dwarfed by Democratic President Joe Biden's $1.7 trillion proposal.

Neither side has released the level of detail needed to directly compare each item in their plans.

However, in the Republicans' $928-billion plan, the senators identified just $257 billion that is above existing spending plans. The White House describes all of Biden's plan as "additional investment" but has not published full details on how it calculated increases over existing plans.

For some areas of infrastructure - including public transit, transportation safety and electric vehicle infrastructure - the Republicans did not identify any spending in their proposal that exceeds current plans, according to a letter the senators sent to Biden on Thursday.

Here is a comparison of spending above current levels in each of the two plans:

ROADS AND BRIDGES:

Republicans - $91 billion

Biden - $120 billion

BROADBAND ACCESS:

Republicans - $65 billion

Biden - $65 billion

AIRPORTS:

Republicans - $25 billion

Biden - $25 billion

RAIL:

Republicans - $22 billion

Biden - $80 billion

DRINKING WATER AND WASTEWATER:

Republicans - $56 billion, including $48 billion over existing plans for water infrastructure and $6 billion for water storage in the West

Biden - $111 billion

SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR:

Republicans - $0

Biden - $100 billion

HOME- AND COMMUNITY-BASED CARE:

Republicans - $0

Biden - $400 billion

Reporting by David Morgan; Editing by Scott Malone and Peter Cooney

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