Road and bridge construction jobs outpacing rest of construction world

A recent statement from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed some promising numbers

August 12, 2019
Road and bridge construction jobs outpacing rest of construction world
Road and bridge construction jobs outpacing rest of construction world

According to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. highway, street, and bridge contractors posted a total employment of 396,000 in June, a 3.3% increase from the same time a year ago.

The category of road and bridge contractors has now experienced four consecutive May months of job growth.

Employment in the overall construction industry continues to grow year-to-date, but remains some 190,000 short of the 7,687,000 employed 12 years ago, just prior to the Great Recession.

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