November 19. 2012 7:00AM - Last modified: November 19. 2012 7:12AM

WAUSAU - Construction booms in Wausau area

The city of Wausau has seen the value of new construction projects jump 40 percent this year compared to a year ago and other metro-area municipalities also recorded increases.

A Wausau Daily Herald review of building permits issued by central Wisconsin municipalities showed that Wausau, Weston, Rib Mountain and Schofield all recorded increases in the value of projects large enough to require building permits through the first 11 months this year compared to all of 2011.

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