COVID-19 Guidance on Construction Projects

by: Chadd L. Reynolds

These are unusual and unprecedented times as COVID-19 continues to effect people, industries, and governments across the world. Almost all aspects of life will be impacted, including construction projects. If you or your company are involved in a construction project, many unknowns can begin to present themselves.

As construction attorneys, we have outlined a few important steps that project owners, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers can take in order to protect their interests and mitigate the risks posed during these unparalleled times.

In addition, stay up to date on any executive orders issued by governors and mayors that might affect not only the work on the jobsite but your ability to protect your rights to payment. Remember that although work may have come to a halt on a jobsite, other statutory or contractual deadlines may continue to run.