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Category: Construction Processes


Construction Processes, Design

How The Coronavirus Pandemic is Impacting Architects

April 3, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Georgia and Florida just became the latest states to issue “shelter in place” or “stay at home” orders during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in an attempt to flatten the curve and help protect the most at-risk residents from contracting the […]


Construction Processes, Legal, Sustainability

$2T COVID-19 package prioritizes relief for workers, small businesses

March 31, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has included three aid packages so far. Trump first signed an emergency supplemental spending bill March 6 making available more than $7 billion in federal assistance to government health officials and to […]


Construction Processes, Legal, Sustainability

5 steps to proactively prepare your construction project to get back online after the COVID-19 crisis

March 31, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Large swathes of the U.S. population are under unprecedented shelter-in-place orders, which exempt only “essential” or “life-sustaining” workers. Some jurisdictions define construction as an essential activity, at least for now. In other jurisdictions construction activity is stopped unless it’s related […]


Construction Processes, Legal, Sustainability

Construction workers express concerns about coronavirus, question their rights

March 30, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

As many construction industry employers try to stay afloat during the coronavirus threat, employees are concerned about their jobs but also about the risks they could be facing if they show up to work. Some are concerned about how social […]


Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Update: Trump Signs Stimulus Bill With Billions, Potentially, for Construction

March 27, 2020

Via: ENR

President Donald Trump has signed the massive measure approved by Congress aimed at helping laid-off workers, financially strapped companies and a stressed health care system as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Final congressional action came on March 27, when […]


Construction Processes, Financial

Border wall construction continues with additional contract for $1.2B project

March 26, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Southwest, which is affiliated with Kiewit Infrastructure, was one of 12 contractors shortlisted by the Army Corps in May to bid on approximately $5 billion of border wall projects during the next five years. The work will include barriers, access […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability, Uncategorized

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Construction Bidding & Jobsite Activity

March 23, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

It’s been 12 days since the World Health Organization (WHO) proclaimed the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. In the U.S. as of March 23, there have been approximately 38,500 cases and over 400 deaths due to the virus. That’s more than […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Construction can continue in New York, California and Illinois amid shutdown orders. In other regions, it’s banned

March 23, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

To help battle the coronavirus outbreak, governors of several states have shut down all but essential services in recent days. This has left building departments, state building associations and elected officials inundated with questions from contractors in affected areas. Heads […]


Construction Processes, Design

Engineering review of $1B, FIGG-backed Houston bridge identifies design issues

March 17, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

HNTB is providing construction management services for the project, and the joint venture of Zachry Construction Corp. and Traylor Bros. Inc. is building the bridge. FIGG is the engineer of record. The HCTRA stopped construction on the main pylons of […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

Boston 1st major US city to order halt on all construction

March 17, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The city will reassess the situation after the two-week span, Walsh said, adding that shutting down work sites was a difficult decision to make. “Construction is the core of our economy,” he said. Walsh’s announcement calls into question whether other […]