McCOOK, Nebraska -- McCook area construction project costs were down more than $1.5 million combined during July, August and September, when compared to the same time period in 2011.
The third quarter decline in activity pushes the 2012 year-to-date amount more than $5.2 million behind 2011 numbers, according to building permit information released by city staff.
Total project costs July-Sept. 2012 : $6,713,324
Total project costs July-Sept. 2011 : $8,266,290
YTD project costs thru Sept. 2012 : $14,888,243
YTD project costs thru Sept. 2011 : $20,096,670
YTD permit fees thru Sept. 2012 : $45,297
YTD permit fees thru Sept. 2011 : $40,332