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 FoldJan 19, 2018 - 5:00pm
Infrastructure Week 2017

We Asked 4 Business Leaders What our Infrastructure’s Future Needs. Here’s What They Said.

It’s time to stop thinking about infrastructure as a problem, but as an opportunity for the country’s brightest minds and bipartisan government officials to think innovatively and invest wisely in the country’s most critical needs.

Above the FoldJan 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
An SUV tows a boat on the freeway in Los Angeles, California.

Here’s How the U.S. Chamber Would Rebuild and Modernize America’s Infrastructure

The four-part plan would give the country a 21st century infrastructure system for a 21st century economy.

Press ReleaseJan 18, 2018 - 11:30am

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Outlines Four-Point Plan for Infrastructure Modernization, Investment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J.

Issue BriefJan 18, 2018 - 10:00am

Modernizing America’s Infrastructure Requires Adjusting the Federal Motor Vehicle User Fee

This issue brief examines the need to adjust the Federal Motor Vehicle User Fee, commonly referred to as the 'Gas Tax'. To rebuild and expand our roads, bridges, and transit systems, it is time for a modest increase in the federal motor vehicle fuel user fee.

SpeechJan 18, 2018 - 9:30am

America’s Infrastructure Summit: Time to Modernize

America’s Infrastructure Summit: Time to Modernize

EventJan 18, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
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America’s Infrastructure Summit: Time to Modernize

This dynamic, high energy day-long event will serve to jumpstart important conversations on revitalizing America’s infrastructure, ensure that infrastructure is a top policy priority for 2018, and bring together the business community to voice broad industry support.

Issue BriefJan 17, 2018 - 4:00pm

Modernizing America's Infrastructure Requires an Expanded Workforce

In order to modernize America's infrastructure, an expansion of the workforce is necessary. This issue brief explains the need, and includes recommendations on increasing the number of skilled workers.

Issue BriefJan 17, 2018 - 3:45pm

Modernizing America's Infrastructure Requires Public-Private Partnerships

Neither the government or the private sector can modernize America's infrastructure alone. This issue brief examines why public-private partnerships are integral to modernizing America's infrastructure.

Issue BriefJan 17, 2018 - 3:30pm

Modernizing America's Infrastructure Requires Streamlining the Permitting Process

This issue brief examines the tight correlation between modernizing America's infrastructure and streamlining the permitting process.

Above the FoldJan 17, 2018 - 10:45am
Highway Texas

How Should We Rebuild our Infrastructure? The U.S. Chamber Will Offer Up a Plan.

Because Washington has been unwilling to make tough choices, the nation’s infrastructure has suffered.