actual start of construction

actual start of construction

The first placement of permanent construction of a building on a site, such as pile driving, or the pouring of slabs or footings.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The ministry, in response to a petition filed by local lawyer Raja Saimul Haq Satti seeking construction of the district courts complex, submitted a report to IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah that states: 'The actual start of construction work of sessions division west at Mauve Area G-10/1, Islamabad is January 2020, subject to release of funds.'
Meanwhile, the ceremony is regarded as a symbolic launch of the road and railway project, not the actual start of construction considering the ongoing denuclearization talks and multilayered sanctions on North Korea.
The airport expects work to begin on preparing the construction site in mid-summer, although the actual start of construction is planned for early 2000.