Michigan: The Official Stance for Construction
Construction Status: Essential
Announced on April 9, the Governor of Michigan, Gretchen Whitmer ordered a shutdown of all non-essential services and business. However, construction has listed to be an essential service like many other states. With a stay at home order, an executive order listing all the non-essential businesses and services was also released.
Presently, the state of Michigan is moving towards recovery but still Governor Whitmer has announced executive orders to mandate the wearing of masks on July 17, 2020. Besides this, the Government is planning to improve the funding to ensure the economic development in the state.
Governing Body: Office of Governor Gretchen Whitmer
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FAQs: Michigan Construction Updates on the COVID-19 Pandemic
However, all the non-essential activities including residential and remodeling construction have ceased. The overall situation has caused confusion for most construction firms who have been demanding written clarification according to this news report.