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 FoldMay 15, 2018 - 9:15am
Small Business Infrastructure Reform

Small Businesses Need Infrastructure Improvements to Keep Growing

As we celebrate the success of small business, let’s remove the barriers to their further growth and prosperity.

Above the FoldMay 14, 2018 - 11:45am
A worker takes water readings at a water treatment facility in West Valley City, UT.

Why Water Infrastructure Investments Would Make a Big Splash

Closing the water investment gap would generate over $220 billion in annual economic activity and create and sustain 1.3 million jobs.

Above the FoldMay 11, 2018 - 1:15pm
Infrastructure Week 2018

Infrastructure Week: Time to Build

This Infrastructure Week, the Chamber sends the message that infrastructure modernization has the potential to pack a big economic punch.

ReportMay 11, 2018 - 12:45pm
Cover image of the book "Roadmap to Modernizing America's Infrastructure

Roadmap to Modernizing America's Infrastructure

The U.S. Chamber's Roadmap to Modernizing America's Infrastructure covers four areas of focus (Surface Transportation, Critical Infrastructure, Permit Streamlining and Necessary Workforce) to get America moving again.

Above the FoldApr 17, 2018 - 9:00am
Green gas pump handle.

Here’s What You Need to Know about the Gas Tax

It is the simplest, fairest, and most effective way to raise the money America needs to upgrade our roads, bridges, and transit systems.

Above the FoldMar 08, 2018 - 2:00pm
Ed Mortimer, executive director of Transportation Infrastructure for the U.S. Chamber testifies before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

What Role Will Private Investment Play in Infrastructure Modernization?

Infrastructure investors recently talked about turning talk into action.

TestimonyMar 07, 2018 - 9:45am

U.S. Chamber Testimony on Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America

U.S. Chamber Executive Director for Transportation Infrastructure Ed Mortimer's testimony to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit during a hearing, "Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America: Long-Term Funding for Highways and Transit Programs."

ReportMar 06, 2018 - 8:00am
CCI 2018 Q1 mark

USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index - 2018 Q1

Contractors in the U.S. commercial construction industry report ongoing optimism about the current state and forward-looking health of the sector.

EventMar 01, 2018 - 7:00am to 6:00pm
2018 Aviation Summit: Further in Flight, March 1, 2018, Washington DC

2018 Aviation Summit: Further in Flight

The 2018 Aviation Summit brings together top leaders in business, aviation, and government to publicly discuss one of the most important industries in our economy.

Press ReleaseFeb 11, 2018 - 7:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Release of Trump Administration Infrastructure Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement on the upcoming release of the Trump administration’s infrastructure plan: