This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

The U.S. Road, Bridge & Tunnel Construction Market

Report Methodology

This report contains primary and secondary data obtained from government sources, trade associations and publications, business journals, scientific papers, company literature, investment reports, and interviews with industry professionals. Statistics on highway use and financing comes from the Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and from the U.S. Census Bureau. Producer price index data and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Regional data comes from state transportation departments.

CHAPTER 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

SCOPE & METHODOLOGY

THE U.S. ROAD SYSTEM

THE U.S. ROAD, BRIDGE & TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION MARKET

Road Construction Market

Bridge Construction Market

Tunnel & Wall Construction Market

Roadway Construction in the Top Four States

Market Forecast

FUNDING ROAD CONSTRUCTION

MARKET DRIVERS & BARRIERS

Market Drivers

Market Barriers

EMPLOYMENT TRENDS

CONSTRUCTION COSTS

COMPETITORS

CHAPTER 2 INTRODUCTION

SCOPE

METHODOLOGY

THE U.S. ROAD SYSTEM

Types of Roads in the U.S.

Road Infrastructure Ownership

U.S. CONSTRUCTION & TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE SPENDING

Funding Road Construction

Other Financing Mechanisms

The Politics of Roadway Construction Funding

CHAPTER 3 THE MARKET

U.S. ROAD, BRIDGE & TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION

U.S. Continues to Focus on Highways

Road Construction Market

Bridge Construction Market

Tunnel & Wall Construction Market

MAINTAINING AN AGING INFRASTRUCTURE

FOUR KEY ROAD CONSTRUCTION STATES

California

Texas

Florida

New York

FORECAST

Short-Term Forecast

Road Construction Forecast

Bridge Construction Forecast

Tunnel Construction Forecast

CHAPTER 4 MARKET TRENDS

MARKET DRIVERS

Increasing Number of Vehicles & Miles Travelled

State of Repair of Existing Roads & Bridges

Increasing Safety

Congestion

MARKET BARRIERS

Funding Imbalance

Federal & State Debt

EMPLOYMENT TRENDS

Employment by Industry Type

Associated Jobs

Employment Forecast

CONSTRUCTION COSTS

Construction Project Costs

Design-Build vs. Bid-Design-Build Projects

FUNDING SOURCES

Federal Transportation Funding Legislation (MAP-21)

State & Local Funding

2 of 3

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,265.99 +109.14 0.64%
S&P 500 2,011.36 +9.79 0.49%
NASDAQ 4,593.4250 +31.2360 0.68%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs