Construction industry makes a comeback

Construction industry makes a comeback
Local News

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — The returning health of the local construction industry is continuing this year. Now local construction companies need to find more subcontractors.Chris Evans, of Evans Chaffee Construction, said his company is “doing pretty well this year: on par with last year — and last year was very good.”Evans said his company has been hiring, but it is struggling to find skilled people to fill open jobs. Many of those skilled workers left the valley when the local construction business fell on hard times starting in 2009 and haven’t returned.That lack of skilled workers applies to subcontractors — a …

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