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

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.

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.

Above the FoldJan 10, 2018 - 6:00pm
U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue (right) and Neil Bradley, executive vice president and chief policy officer, at the 2018 State of American Business press conference.

U.S. Chamber Hopes for Progress on NAFTA, Infrastructure, Immigration

Here's what happened at the post-State of American Business Address press conference.

Above the FoldDec 13, 2017 - 3:15pm
Construction of a hotel in Nashville, TN.

Construction Revenues and Hiring Are Up. So What’s the Problem?

The workforce crisis hiding amid the optimistic construction outlook.

Above the FoldAug 21, 2017 - 9:00am
Honolulu, HI, USA - June 1, 2017: Airplane of Hawaiian Airlines: Airplane of Hawaiian Airlines stops in Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

Looking Toward the Future of Air Cargo

While air cargo represents less than 1% of global trade in terms of volume, it accounts for 35% in value

Above the FoldAug 02, 2017 - 2:00pm
Ed Mortimer InsideSources Op-ed

Standing Firm on Infrastructure

Ed Mortimer's op-ed for InsideSources reinforces the Chamber's commitment to saving U.S. infrastructure.

Above the FoldJun 30, 2017 - 1:30pm
Postcards from Main Street on Infrastructure

Dear Washington: Messages from Main Street on Infrastructure

During the first 100 days of this year, we embarked on a small business listening tour around the country.

Above the FoldJun 27, 2017 - 3:00pm

Using Emojis: Why Our Roads, Highways and Bridges are Crumbling

Our nation’s roads, bridges and highways are crumbling. Here - with a little help from emojis - is how to fix them.