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.

Projects and Programs

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseMay 15, 2017 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber Survey Shows Voter Support for Federal Investment in Infrastructure

Voters Say Federal Investment Would Create Jobs, Help American Businesses

Press ReleaseMar 24, 2017 - 7:30am

U.S. Chamber: Keystone XL Pipeline Will Improve Energy Security, Create Jobs and Economic Growth

Today’s Decision Shows Investors that ‘Things Have Changed in Washington’ WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today following the Trump administration’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline’s presidential permit:

Press ReleaseFeb 08, 2017 - 8:00pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Final Approval for the Dakota Access Pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, issued the following statement today regarding the Army Corps of Engineers' decision to grant the final easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline:

Press ReleaseJan 24, 2017 - 12:15pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Long-Awaited Attention to American Energy Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Karen Harbert, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy, issued the following statement today regarding President Trump’s announced Executive Orders on accelerating infrastructure:

Press ReleaseJan 11, 2017 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber President: Economic Growth Must Be Nation’s Top Priority

Business Community Optimistic, Realistic, and Ready for Meaningful Reform to Reignite Spirit of American Enterprise

Press ReleaseSep 15, 2016 - 12:00pm

U.S. Chamber Praises Senate Passage of Water Resources Development Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Bruce Josten issued the following statement today praising Senate passage of the “Water Resources Development Act of 2016” (WRDA):

Press ReleaseAug 02, 2016 - 4:30pm

U.S. Chamber: New NEPA Guidance Is Another Obstacle to Building Infrastructure and Developing Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Bruce Josten issued the following statement today upon the White House’s release of its final guidance for environmental reviews conducted under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA):

Press ReleaseMay 18, 2016 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Calls for Modernized, Efficient Global Supply Chains at 4th Annual Summit

Removing Barriers at Border, Free Trade Agreements, Improving Infrastructure Key to Strengthening Supply Chains

Press ReleaseApr 13, 2016 - 10:30am

U.S. Chamber Announces Infrastructure Week 2016

Will Participate in Nationwide Efforts to Elevate Maintenance and Modernization as Critical National Issues

Press ReleaseJul 22, 2015 - 9:30am

Key D.C. Area Transportation Projects Threatened Due to Proposed EPA Ozone Regulations

The U.S. Chamber’s Institute for 21st Century Energy today released the first in a series of new reports detailing the negative impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed ozone regulations on key transportation projects around the nation, starting with the Washington, D.C. region.