McGraw Hill Construction released its 2014 Dodge Construction Outlook, which predicts that total US construction starts for 2014 will rise 9 percent to $555.3 billion, higher than the 5 percent increase to $508 billion estimated for 2013, according to an October 25 press release. "We see 2014 as another year of measured expansion for the construction industry," said Robert Murray, MHC's vice president of economic affairs, in the release. Murray notes that the construction industry is expected to grow in 2014 due to job growth, low interest rates, and an improving bank lending environment.
Plan ahead and order new or replacement dump bodies now for the upcoming busy spring season. At J&J, we are currently booked through 2013, accepting orders for first quarter 2014.