Construction costs for transportation impact the ability of the public and private sectors to expand capacity to meet demands. The resources that build and operate transportation come from the public in two forms: 1) directly as fares and costs for owning and using vehicles or, 2) indirectly through various taxes or as a part of the cost of products that are consumed. The PPI for Highway & Street Construction has been discontinued and is tracked as part of PPI for Non Residential construction.
The Price Producers Index (PPI) for Highway & Street Construction has been discontinued.
It is included in Non-Residential Construction (a new index), which includes heavy construction as well. This page reports the PPI for Non-Residential Constuction. According to BLS, the example of construction activities that would fall under this new category are: highway , street, bridge & construction; water & sewer lines related construction; airport runway, dam, dock, tunnel and flood control construction; oil & gas pipelines ; and power & communication line related construction. The source for the database is the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This indicator is updated monthly with a one month lag time.