TITLE

Stimulus Will Ease Construction Slide

AUTHOR(S)
Rubin, Debra K.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/13/2009, Vol. 262 Issue 12, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a spring 2009 update forecast by McGraw-Hill Construction on the impact of the U.S. federal stimulus package on the construction industry. It is noted that the stimulus package will ease the projected decline in construction activity, but challenges to recovery are still posed by the continuing credit crisis and overall economic malaise. Public works project starts will be hiked by the stimulus package by 10 percent.
ACCESSION #
38120682

 

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