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 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:

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.’"

Press ReleaseJan 30, 2018 - 10:30pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Comments on 2018 State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address:

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.

LetterJan 29, 2018 - 3:00am

Closing the Digital Divide for Broadband Infrastructure Solutions

This letter was sent to members of the House Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology regarding an upcoming hearing on broadband infrastructure.

Above the FoldJan 22, 2018 - 9:00am
USCC Infrastructure Summit

Rebuild Now: Infrastructure’s Time Has Come

It's time for Washington to turn its attention to tacking the next big to-do item: large-scale modernization of our infrastructure.

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.

Press ReleaseJan 18, 2018 - 11:30am

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Outlines Four-Point Plan for Infrastructure Modernization, Investment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J.

Issue BriefJan 18, 2018 - 10:00am

Modernizing America’s Infrastructure Requires Adjusting the Federal Motor Vehicle User Fee

This issue brief examines the need to adjust the Federal Motor Vehicle User Fee, commonly referred to as the 'Gas Tax'. To rebuild and expand our roads, bridges, and transit systems, it is time for a modest increase in the federal motor vehicle fuel user fee.