Tag: Biden Administration


Biden Administration Allows Controversial Border Wall Construction in Texas

October 6, 2023

Via: ENR

Though as of Oct. 6, no general contractor had been selected, the Biden administration is fast-tracking construction of barriers along a 20-mile stretch of the U.S.-Mexican border in Starr County, Texas, according to the Federal Register. The issue of border […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

What should employers take away from the White House’s latest COVID-19 plan?

March 31, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

U.S. organizations have joined the momentum to reopen physical workspaces after more than two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this month, the Biden administration laid out a plan that, in part, sought to clarify the White House’s approach for […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

White House launches low-carbon construction initiative

February 16, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

The Associated General Contractors of America reacted to the announcement with caution. “Although some states have set up limited Buy Clean programs, these types of programs are new and their impacts on material supply chains have not been fully tested,” […]

Construction Processes, Financial

State DOTs want minimal interference from feds on IIJA funds

February 1, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

In December, the Federal Highway Administration released guidance indicating that it wanted as much of the new IIJA funds as possible spent on projects that advance Biden administration goals like addressing climate change. FHWA would encourage such projects by, for […]


Biden administration making plans for major infrastructure package

March 23, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

The Biden Administration is reportedly putting together a new economic spending plan that includes a major infrastructure package. According to The Hill, the new $3 trillion package would be introduced as part of the administration’s Build Back Better jobs and […]