Plumbing and Mechanical

Aread Most Affected by Cement Shortages

June 26, 2005
cement shortage areas

Reports received by Associated General Contractors of America
Florida
Idaho: northern (Coeur d'Alene); apparently not southern
Louisiana: southern
Missouri: Kansas City; apparently not other areas
Nevada
Oklahoma
Oregon: Salem; apparently not Portland
Texas: Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, east Texas, Waco, Panhandle, Rio Grande Valley; apparently not El Paso
Utah
Washington: central (Yakima), eastern (Spokane); apparently not western
Wyoming

Additional states on map posted June 3 by Portland Cement Assn.
Alabama (spot tightness)
Arizona
Colorado (spot tightness)
Georgia
Maryland
Mississippi (spot tightness)
New Jersey
New York (spot tightness)
North Carolina
Pennsylvania (spot tightness)
South Carolina (spot tightness)
Tennessee
Virginia
West Virginia

Updated 6/22/05 by Ken Simonson, Chief Economist, AGC, simonsonk@agc.org, 703-837-5313