Stimulus Will Ease Construction Slide

Rubin, Debra K.
April 2009
ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/13/2009, Vol. 262 Issue 12, p26
Trade Publication
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.


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