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

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.

EventMay 18, 2018 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Trans-Caspian Forum

This forum brings together officials and businesses from the trans-Caspian region at the ministerial level for panel discussions with the private sector. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss business, trade, and investment in Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.  

Above the FoldMay 17, 2018 - 10:00am
Contractors work on a highway exit ramp near Portsmouth, OH.

Small Business Owners Implore Congress to Invest in America’s Infrastructure

The stakes are too high to keep kicking the can down the road year after year.

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.