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Construction of highways in safe districts may be allowed under lockdown

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Construction of highways in safe districts may be allowed under lockdown

Construction of highways in safe districts may be allowed under lockdown Areas that are away from urban centres and where there have been minimal Covid-19 cases may be exempt; Maharashtra said to have allowed work on expressway connecting Mumbai and Nagpur The expressway once constructed would be 701 kilometres long and will include wight lanes – four on each side. ALSO READ How 'national highway' status for roads is hurting govt's finances NHAI seeks Rs 25,000-cr additional budgetary support for highway projects Rocky road for highways NHAI constructs highest ever total of 3,979 km national highways in FY20 Roads and...

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Construction businesses express confusion over "emergency projects" mandate

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Construction businesses express confusion over "emergency projects" mandate

Construction businesses express confusion over "emergency projects" mandate Governor Cuomo's order to stop all non-emergency construction projects due to the spread of coronavirus has construction business owners confused about which services are deemed as "emergencies." PHOTO CREDIT (David Cameron).jpg PITTSFORD (WHAM) - Governor Cuomo's order to stop all non-emergency construction projects due to the spread of coronavirus has some construction business owners confused about which services are deemed as "emergencies". David Cameron is the owner of Cameron Roofing. He says the shutdown of non-essential construction projects has caused him to make tough business decisions. "I had a siding crew that...

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New Jersey Imposes Additional Requirements on Construction Project Sites

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New Jersey Imposes Additional Requirements on Construction Project Sites

New Jersey Imposes Additional Requirements on Construction Project Sites The landscape of statewide executive orders that affect construction continues to change throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 8, 2020, New Jersey’s governor issued Executive Order No. 122; the executive order closes some non-essential construction projects and imposes limitations on essential projects. The executive order can be found here. The list of essential projects under the executive order is broad, so most construction is permitted to continue, with the exception of commercial office buildings and some early stage residential buildings. However, New Jersey now requires essential and allowed non-essential construction projects to...

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Construction is deemed 'essential’ but is still slowing in D-FW and U.S.

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Construction is deemed 'essential’ but is still slowing in D-FW and U.S.

Construction is deemed 'essential’ but is still slowing in D-FW and U.S. Contractors report new projects are being delayed or canceled. Bidding for new projects and starts of construction are being slowed.(Steve Brown)   Construction projects are considered essential business activities in the current coronavirus shutdowns. But even though residential and commercial builders are pushing ahead with jobs already underway, the flow of new building business is slowing. Almost 40% of contractors around the country are reporting that project owners have halted or canceled current construction projects because of the crashing economy. “The abrupt plunge in economic activity is taking...

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Belmont construction halted

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Belmont construction halted

Belmont construction halted A rendering of the Belmont Park project. COURTESY EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT Construction on the Belmont Park redevelopment project grinded to a halt on March 27, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that all “non-essential” construction would stop to maintain social distancing. The project was expected to be completed in time for the 2021 - 22 hockey season. In his announcement, the governor defined essential construction as projects that are “necessary to protect the health and safety of the occupants, or to continue a project if it would be unsafe to allow it to remain undone.” The term includes...

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