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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

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