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

ReportSep 06, 2018 - 8:00am

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

Press ReleaseSep 06, 2018 - 8:00am

Safety Risks in Commercial Construction Industry Exacerbated by Workforce Shortages

Contractors Identify Strong Safety Programs as Means to Address Skilled Labor Scarcity and Substance Abuse 

CommentJun 15, 2018 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Comments to IRS on REG-106977-18

The U.S. Chamber’s comments to the IRS in response to REG-106977-18, Arbitrage Investment Restrictions on Tax-Exempt Bonds.

LetterJun 13, 2018 - 4:45pm

FY 2019 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill

This letter was sent to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee ahead of their markup of the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.

LetterJun 13, 2018 - 4:30pm

Fiscal Year 2019 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill

This letter was sent to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee ahead of their markup of the Fiscal Year 2019 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.

LetterJun 07, 2018 - 5:15pm

H.R. 5895, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019

This letter was sent to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives as they begin to consider H.R. 5895, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019.

ReportJun 05, 2018 - 8:00am

USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index - 2018 Q2

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 FoldMay 21, 2018 - 5:15pm
Norfolk Southern freight trains in Danville, KY.

21st Century Supply Chains Need State-of-the-Art Infrastructure

Experts say technology will rule the day, if infrastructure will enable it.

Above the FoldMay 21, 2018 - 10:00am
A worker helps pave a highway in Streator, IL.

We Can Have Better Infrastructure if We Cut Red Tape

Getting government approvals for projects creates delays, often lasting years.