Cliches are often correct, and a picture can be worth a thousand words. Here are six graphs that record 12-month moving averages for starting nonresidential construction work in ConstructConnect. When the current month value is higher than the same month last year, the line will appear; When it goes down, it will go down. Tie two pairs of similar positive or negative directional changes together over a period of several months and one of them has a trend. And that’s what the infographics are designed for, showing improved or worsening trends in the dozens of major and most accurate categories of construction work. Click here to download the Construction Industry Snapshot Pack – January 2021 PDF. Click here for an industry briefing article for January 2021, non-residential construction start-up for January -28% compared to a year ago, but + 19% per month / month. Click here for the Top 10 Projects to Start in the US – January 2021. Chart 1: Nonresidential Construction Beginnings in the US – ConstructConnect (12-month moving averages) Source and chart: ConstructConnect. Chart 2: Early commercial and institutional construction in the US – ConstructConnect (12-month moving averages) Source and chart: ConstructConnect. Chart 3: Early construction of retail and private office buildings in the US – ConstructConnect (12-month moving averages) Source and graph: ConstructConnect. Graph 4: US Hospital / Clinic and School / College beginnings of construction – ConstructConnect (12-month moving averages) Source and graph: ConstructConnect. Graph 5: US Road / Highway and Water / Sanitation Construction Works Beginning – ConstructConnect (12-Month Moving Averages) Source and Chart: ConstructConnect. Graph 6: US Bridges and Diverse Civil Building Begins – ConstructConnect (12-month moving averages) The last data points in all charts on this page are for January 2021. Source and graph: ConstructConnect.