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The Moving Forward Act Provides Needed Funding for Infrastructure Improvements, But Measure Does More to Help Special Interests than Solve Project Needs, Construction Association Warns

The data seemed to directly correlate with the shutdowns, Kristopher Lengieza, senior director of business development for Procore, said during a press conference Thursday. States that had few or no restrictions on shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders saw smaller drops in construction worker hours since March, and returned to normalcy faster.

After a two-day marathon voting session, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has approved a measure drafted by Democrats that would provide $494 billion for highway, transit and rail programs over the next five years, with an emphasis on reducing carbon emissions and building projects that can better withstand floods and other natural disasters.

Webinar Materials: COVID-19 Site Safety Protocols and Revised OSHA Enforcement Guidance

AGC’s Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Conference is the industry’s foremost annual conference to hone in on the most critical safety, health and environmental compliance and risk issues impacting the business of construction.

Is your jobsite employing the latest jobsite practices recommended by OSHA and the CDC? Are you aware of the latest reporting requirements issued by OSHA? The South Florida AGC and member firm Peckar & Abramson want to assist you in navigating the uncertainty on your job sites created by COVID-19 with a webinar on Wednesday June 24th at 10 am.

Last month, The South Florida AGC and Milwaukee Tools conducted a survey of our region’s Safety Community. We wanted to understand how those tasked with developing and implementing COVID-19 related safety standards did so. We were interested in knowing what was being done on the jobsite, how safety personnel came to their decisions, and if the long lead time for PPE was improving.

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the AGC-backed Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (H.R. 7010), which would make substantial improvements to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Now, the Senate must take action and pass this important legislation to save construction jobs.

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