State & Local Government Contract Awards Down in August 

State & Local Government Contract Awards Down in August 

By Dr. Alison Premo Black, chief economist, ARTBA  The value of state and local government transportation contract awards dropped to $6.7 billion in August, from $8.4 billion in August 2019, a 20 percent decline. The August average for 2017-2019 is $8.4 billion.   ...
June Value of Highway & Pavement Construction Work Up 8%

June Value of Highway & Pavement Construction Work Up 8%

By Dr. Alison Premo Black, chief economist, ARTBA Transportation construction contractors performed $15.8 billion in work in June, up 4 percent from $15.2 billion in June 2019, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. Construction activity in June averaged $14.1 billion...