Hurricane Harvey’s immediate impact on the construction sector will be a disruption in the supply chain for key materials, along with scheduling problems for projects that were under construction. As the cleanup and eventual rebuilding proceed, increased demand for materials and labor will push costs upward and contractors will be scrambling to secure supplies and workers.
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Harvey's Aftermath Will Rattle Construction Supply Chain, Economists Say
September 7, 2017
Tim Grogan - Engineering News-Record
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