The first week of construction in the United States will begin this week, but the season is far from over.
A variety of factors are contributing to the slow start to the season, including a weak labor market, lingering problems with the infrastructure for the construction industry and a lack of new jobs for people working in the construction business.
Here are some of the major things to keep in mind during the construction start.
Key dates Construction start times Construction starts in October, and typically takes six to 12 months.
Some states, including Colorado, Oklahoma and Illinois, allow construction start times of any length and the start times for many states, particularly California, vary depending on the type of project and the location.
For example, in Oklahoma, the start time can be anywhere from 2 p.m. to 6 p.