Questions about Construction during COVID-19?

Though COVID-19 has severely affected the United States, bringing a lot of restrictions and orders on continuing construction, the most significant information people seek is all about the status of construction in different states. During these crises, when there is an immediate need for resource planning, our team has put their experience as an ERP accounting software team to develop a list of Frequently Asked Questions that can help construction firms during COVID-19. If there is anything we have not included or missed, please reach our team.

FAQs: Status of Construction

No orders were issued to announce any non-essential and essential categories of business and services. All construction sites are open and free from any prohibition.
Any kind of building material and hardware services could be continued in the state without any restrictions.
There are no specific workplace guidelines issued in consideration of the construction sector. However, construction firms and employees should adhere to the federal guidelines issued by Federal Health Organizations such as WHO, OSHA, and CDC.
Yes, tracking data related to contracts, expenses, estimated delivery, job schedules, etc. would demonstrate project progress and interruptions due to COVID-19 restrictions, and in turn, help reduce project losses. This is a straightforward task for construction firms who have a robust project management and accounting software in place.

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To keep construction open during COVID-19, all construction sites including workers, employers, managers, and other staff must stick to social distancing rules. Moreover, there should be a proper arrangement for safety such as marking areas at a distance of 6 feet, providing gloves & masks, sanitizing worksite, prior arrangement for lunch area, availability of sanitizers, soap, and water at the site, etc.
To keep up with the Cash Flow, construction firms simply need to align with the provisions of the CARES Act. Moreover, lending programs like PPP loans could also benefit the contractors and help subsidize the losses incurred.
To gain the benefit of Force Majeure provisions, the contracting authorities require the contractor to submit the proof for the delay. Though the pandemic situation automatically justifies the delay in the supplies plus unfavorable circumstances to continue construction, the contractor should use a reliable construction accounting software to keep track of past project progress. This could include data related to expenses, resource consumption, billings, etc.

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