Construction aggregates shipments near $30 billion watermark

Construction aggregate producers closed 2021 with shipments totaling 1.54 billion metric tons (mt) of crushed stone and 1 billion mt of sand & gravel, valued respectively at $19.6 billion and $10 billion, according to U.S. Geological Survey figures. The estimated 2.54 billion mt of construction aggregate volume represents a 5 percent year over year gain. Annual shipment values in USGS estimates indicate these respective 2020-2021 prices per crushed stone and sand & gravel mt: $12.25 and $12.73, $9.58 and $10. 

USGS also tracks the top states for 2021 construction aggregates output in metric tons: