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www.rockproducts.com ROCKproducts • December 2018 • 37 United States, including $1.3 billion in Delaware. Nonresi- dential spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonresidential spending in Delaware totaled $822 million in 2017. State and local spending totaled $884 million. Non- residential starts in Delaware totaled $1.4 billion in 2017 and $1 billion in 2016, according to ConstructConnect. • In Florida, construction contributed $51.7 billion (5.3 percent) of the state's GDP of $967 billion, more than the industry's 4.3 percent share of U.S. GDP. Construction wages and salaries in 2017 totaled $436 billion in the United States, including $25.9 billion in Florida. Nonres- idential spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonresidential spending in Florida totaled $16.5 billion in 2017. State and local spending totaled $12.7 billion. Non- residential starts in Florida totaled $29.1 billion in 2017 and $24.9 billion in 2016, according to ConstructConnect. • In Georgia, construction contributed $23.4 billion (4.2 percent) of the state's GDP of $554 billion, less than the industry's 4.3 percent share of U.S. GDP. Construction wages and salaries in 2017 totaled $436 billion in the United States, including $11.1 billion in Georgia. Nonresi- dential spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonresidential spending in Georgia totaled $9.1 billion in 2017. State and local spending totaled $6.2 billion. Non- residential starts in Georgia totaled $12.1 billion in 2017 and $14.8 billion in 2016, according to ConstructConnect. • In Maryland, construction contributed $18.7 billion (4.7 percent) of the state's GDP of $394 billion, more than the industry's 4.3 percent share of U.S. GDP. Construction wages and salaries in 2017 totaled $427 billion in the United States, including $10.8 billion in Maryland. Nonres- idential spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonresidential spending in Maryland totaled $3.4 billion in 2017. State and local spending totaled $5.3 billion. Non- residential starts in Maryland totaled $6.6 billion in 2017 and $10.5 billion in 2016, according to ConstructConnect. • In North Carolina, construction contributed $20.8 billion (3.9 percent) of the state's GDP of $538 billion, less than the industry's 4.3 percent share of U.S. GDP. Construction wages and salaries in 2017 totaled $427 billion in the United States, including $11.1 billion in North Carolina. Nonresidential spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonresidential spending in North Carolina totaled $9.3 billion in 2017. State and local spending totaled $6.2 billion. Nonresidential starts in North Carolina totaled $14 billion in 2017 and $14.1 billion in 2016, according to ConstructConnect • In South Carolina, construction contributed $11.8 billion (5.4 percent) of the state's GDP of $219 billion, more than the industry's 4.3 percent share of U.S. GDP. Construction wages and salaries in 2017 totaled $427 billion in the United States, including $5.5 billion in South Carolina. Nonresidential spending in the United States totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonresidential spending in South Carolina totaled $5.4 billion in 2017. State and local spending totaled $4.7 billion. Nonresidential starts in South Carolina totaled $7.5 billion in 2017 and $6.9 billion in 2016, according to ConstructConnect • In Virginia, construction contributed $21.9 billion (4.3 percent) of the state's GDP of $509 billion, the same as the industry's 4.3 percent share of U.S. GDP. Construction wages and salaries in 2017 totaled $427 billion in the United States, including $11.1 billion in Virginia. Nonres- idential spending in the U.S. totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonres- idential spending in Virginia totaled $6.9 billion in 2017. State and local spending totaled $5.9 billion. Nonresidential starts in Virginia totaled $11.7 billion in 2017 and $10.8 billion in 2016, according to ConstructConnect. • In West Virginia, construction contributed $4.1 billion (5.3 percent) of the state's GDP of $77 billion, more than the industry's 4.3 percent share of U.S. GDP. Construction wages and salaries in 2017 totaled $427 billion in the United States, including $1.8 billion in West Virginia. Non- residential spending in the U.S. totaled $714 billion in 2017 ($438 billion private, $277 billion public). Private nonres- idential spending in West Virginia totaled $270 million in 2017. State and local spending totaled $1.4 billion. Nonres- idential starts in West Virginia totaled $1.4 billion in 2017 and $1.2 billion. Around the Region The team at the Vulcan Materials Co.'s Grandin Sand Plant in Melrose, Fla., earned Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Con- servation Certification for its commitment to managing a 14.4-acre on-site rookery. The facility is one of 44 WHC-cer- tified Vulcan sites. In July, National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) members Vulcan Materials and CRH Americas joined U.S. Sec- retary of Transportation Elaine Chao in Georgia at an event planned by the Georgia Transportation Alliance (GTA) to cel- ebrate a $184 million grant that will go toward construction along Interstate 284. Eighteen percent of North Carolina's major locally and state-maintained urban roads and highways have pavements in poor condition and 26 percent are rated in mediocre con- dition, according to a TRIP report. Twenty-two percent of the state's major urban roads are rated in fair condition and the remaining 34 percent are rated in good condition. Sources: U.S. Geological Survey and Associated General Con- tractors of America.

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