Friends of Manufacturing

Infrastructure Week Shines Light on Need to Invest


America’s infrastructure is crumbling, inefficient and inadequately designed to meet 21st century needs. Yet it is also one of the rare issues on which both political parties, the business and labor communities, and leaders from the White House to State Houses to City Halls, find common ground.

May 15-19 is Infrastructure Week, a national week of education and advocacy that brings together American businesses, workers, elected leaders and everyday citizens around one message: It’s #TimeToBuild. Industry leaders and citizens around America will highlight the state of our nation’s infrastructure – roads, bridges, rail, ports, airports, water and sewer systems, the energy grid and more – and encourage policymakers to invest.

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