WASHINGTON — While some transportation experts worry whether projects seeking TIFIA loans or guarantees will all be creditworthy now that Congress has provided so much funding for the program, an infrastructure firm contends provisions in the new transportation law should mitigate these concerns.

In a white paper released this week, HNTB said the recently enacted transportation law, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century, contains provisions that are designed to ensure TIFIA projects are creditworthy and will protect both taxpayers and private-activity bond investors.

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