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 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.

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.

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.

Above the FoldFeb 05, 2018 - 9:30am
U.S. Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue speaks at the America's Infrastructure Summit.

What They’re Saying About the U.S. Chamber’s Plan to Modernize America’s Infrastructure

"The Chamber is saying, ‘We really do want this to happen, and we want this to be a bipartisan plan.’"

Above the FoldJan 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
Donald Trump 2017 Special Address to Joint Session of Congress

What We’re Watching: State of the Union 2018

The U.S. Chamber will be listening intently to see what the administration aims to achieve this year.