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 ReleaseDec 11, 2018 - 9:00am

Commercial Construction Looks to Advanced Technologies to Alleviate Workforce Challenges and Improve Productivity

74 Percent of Contractors Anticipate Using Technologies Like Drones, Equipment Tagging, Wearables, and Virtual Reality in the Next Three Years

ReportDec 11, 2018 - 9:00am

USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index - 2018 Q4

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.

LetterNov 27, 2018 - 11:00am

Water Infrastructure Provisions in the Farm Bill Reauthorization

This letter was sent to the Chairs and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees, on water infrastructure provisions in the Farm Bill reauthorizations.

Above the FoldNov 12, 2018 - 9:00am
The art of the possible.

New Opportunities for Bipartisanship

We’re calling on our new and reelected leaders from both parties to claim the middle ground and reject the extremes on both sides.

Above the FoldNov 08, 2018 - 2:30pm
The American flag flies outside the U.S. Capitol.

What’s Next? 5 Takeaways from the Midterm Elections

What’s now on the table for the business community and a pro-growth agenda, and what should you be watching for in the months ahead?

Press ReleaseNov 07, 2018 - 12:15am

U.S. Chamber Statement on the Midterm Elections

Donohue: “Divided Government Does Not — And Cannot — Mean Gridlock”WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today on the outcome of the midterm elections:“The Chamber congratulates all successful House and Senate candidates on their election victories.

Press ReleaseOct 10, 2018 - 12:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on America's Water Infrastructure Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Chamber Vice President for Transportation and Infrastructure Ed Mortimer issued the following statement today following passage of S. 3021, America’s Water Infrastructure Act:

Press ReleaseOct 03, 2018 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Passage of the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President for Transportation and Infrastructure Ed Mortimer issued the following statement today regarding the passage of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act:

Above the FoldOct 03, 2018 - 11:30am
Newark International Airport control tower.

How Not to Pay to Modernize America’s Transportation Infrastructure

Forcing aviation users to pay for the Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation (PATH) railway is not the right approach.

LetterSep 12, 2018 - 3:30pm

S. 3021, "America's Infrastructure Water Act of 2018"

This letter was sent to the House of Representatives on S. 3021, “America’s Infrastructure Water Act of 2018.”