Hillary Clinton released her $275 billlion "down payment" to invest in American infrastructure and create jobs Monday.

The rest of the plan will be released in the coming weeks, upping the price tag to $500 billion.

Phase one of the infrastructure program would involve investing in transit systems, roads and bridges, ports and waterways, electric grids and energy systems as well as railways and airports, with the hope of raising wages, combatting climate change and posting global competitiveness.

"I want to use every tool we can to invest in infrastructure and build a stronger, more prosperous future. We've got to do this now," Clinton said in a statement.

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