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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

Above the FoldAug 02, 2017 - 2:00pm
Ed Mortimer InsideSources Op-ed

Standing Firm on Infrastructure

Ed Mortimer's op-ed for InsideSources reinforces the Chamber's commitment to saving U.S. infrastructure.

Op EdJul 31, 2017 - 5:00pm

InsideSources Op-ed: Point: More Private Investment Can Help Us Tackle Our Nation’s Growing Infrastructure Deficit

America’s infrastructure is aging and in dire need of modernization. The American Society of Civil Engineers, in its latest Infrastructure Report Card, graded the condition of our nation’s infrastructure as a D-plus overall. The report also estimated that government needs to invest $2 trillion over current spending levels for the next 10 years to modernize the system.

Above the FoldJun 30, 2017 - 1:30pm
Postcards from Main Street on Infrastructure

Dear Washington: Messages from Main Street on Infrastructure

During the first 100 days of this year, we embarked on a small business listening tour around the country.

Above the FoldJun 27, 2017 - 3:00pm

Using Emojis: Why Our Roads, Highways and Bridges are Crumbling

Our nation’s roads, bridges and highways are crumbling. Here - with a little help from emojis - is how to fix them.

ReportJun 15, 2017 - 6:00am
USG construction index Q2 17 cover

USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index

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 FoldJun 07, 2017 - 5:15pm
President Donald Trump walks towards Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House.

Trump Takes Infrastructure Message to Ohio

Improved highways, airports, and waterways, will mean a stronger economy.

Above the FoldMay 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
An SUV tows a boat on the freeway in Los Angeles, California.

This is the Busiest Memorial Day Travel Weekend in 12 Years

39 million people are expected to travel, either by road or by air.

Above the FoldMay 26, 2017 - 10:45am
Employee Amy Merritt prepares a flower arrangement at Flowers By Julia in Princeton, Illinois.

Small Business Index Should Remind Washington to Continue Pro-growth Progress

If there's progress on taxes, infrastructure, regulatory reform, and other issues, businesses will invest and grow.

Above the FoldMay 22, 2017 - 10:45am
May 18, 2017 - Washington, DC, USA: U.S. Invest In America Summit, featuring Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Sec. Steve Mnuchin. With Tom Donohue, and Myron Brilliant.    Photo by Joshua Roberts / © U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Just Another Week At the Chamber…

VP Pence and more.