2020 Construction Planning in the Wake of COVID-19The COVID-19 pandemic swiftly eroded recent gains in the U.S. and world economies and has exposed economic and societal vulnerabilities that many believed, or at least hoped, would never come to light. There’s no doubt the virus is negatively affecting the economy, American workers and families. Although construction has been deemed “essential” to one degree

Is Your Construction Project “Essential”?As the coronavirus pandemic’s devastating impacts continue to evolve, governments at all levels (local, state and federal) are taking various measures to respond to the virus outbreak. Several governors and mayors have issued orders shutting down certain business operations while others are focusing more on non-business activities. Owners, contractors, vendors and suppliers are asking whether

COVID-19: Denied Access to NASA Facilities ClauseNASA announced on March 17, 2020, that, “[e]ffective immediately, all [NASA] employees and contractors will move to mandatory telework until further notice” as a result of the COVID-19 (the coronavirus) pandemic, and that only “[m]ission-essential personnel” will be “granted access onsite.” In light of this development, government contractors performing work under NASA contracts that