Infrastructure

Most Americans agree that our roads, bridges, mass transit systems, air and sea ports, and water infrastructure are critical national assets that drive growth, jobs, safety, and global competitiveness.

What we can’t seem to agree on is how to pay for badly needed maintenance and repairs. It’s time to stop thinking about infrastructure as a problem, but as an opportunity for bipartisan agreement to invest wisely and carefully in our most critical needs, while eliminating wasteful spending.

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Recent Activity

Press ReleaseNov 21, 2019 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber Commends Congress for Preventing $7.6 Billion Cut to Federal Highway Funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Neil Bradley, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement after both the House and Senate prevented a $7.6 billion reduction in federal highway funding.

Above the FoldNov 13, 2019 - 9:30am
e-scooters

Rise of E-Scooters Reinforces Need for U.S. Infrastructure Investment 

E-scooters are crucial to public transit as an alternative mode of transportation. But to keep them around, we need better infrastructure.

Letters to CongressOct 30, 2019 - 10:15am

U.S. Chamber Letter on H.R. 3055

This Hill letter was sent to the United States Senate, on H.R. 3055, the Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act of 2020.

Op EdOct 18, 2019 - 1:45pm

We need action on infrastructure, not more talk

By Thomas J. Donohoe and Richard Trumka 

Op EdOct 18, 2019 - 12:30pm

Our crumbling infrastructure is failing small businesses

Daniel Speer had a simple task: Visit three clients of his home remodeling company in and around Washington, D.C.

Press ReleaseSep 17, 2019 - 9:00am

Commercial Construction Index Shows Record Optimism

The majority (58%) of contractors report they are highly confident that the next 12 months will bring sufficient business opportunities, a six-point growth over Q2. This is the largest percentage in the last four quarters to report this degree of optimism.

ReportSep 17, 2019 - 8:00am

USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index - 2019 Q3

The USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (CCI) is a quarterly economic index designed to gauge the outlook for, and resulting confidence in, the commercial construction industry.

Above the FoldSep 09, 2019 - 9:00am
U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. with hazy clouds behind it.

How to Keep the Economy Growing

Depending on whom you talk to, the economy is either soaring or sinking. Which side is right? Well, both ...

Press ReleaseAug 29, 2019 - 11:00am

America’s Crumbling Infrastructure is a Roadblock to Labor Day Travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. - As summer comes to an end and Congress prepares to head back to D.C., the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is continuing to urge lawmakers to pass a comprehensive infrastructure bill this year and save Americans money and time on the roads.

Above the FoldAug 19, 2019 - 12:45pm
pothole

Infrastructure: The Bipartisan Opportunity Congress and America Needs

A modern infrastructure bill is the prime opportunity for Congress to come together and improve the day-to-day lives of the American people.