Nevada: The Official Stance for Construction
Construction Status: Essential
Came into effect March 20, 2020, a statewide order to close all non-essential business has been issued. Though construction is considered to be exempt from the shutdown, certain restrictions are implemented. For instance, the construction of the MSG Sphere at Venetian Hotel has been put on a halt.
As per the recent updates, Governor Steve Bullock has announced reopening in the state. The first update was announced on May 7, 2020 along with Industry specific guidance dated May 15, 2020. Further, an Emergency Declarative defining phase 2 of reopening has been announced on May 28, 2020.
- Phase Two Reopening: General Guidance (5/28/2020)
- Phase Two Reopening: Industry-Specific Guidance (REVISED 5/31/2020)
Since Nevada has highest number of COVID-19 active cases in the Nation, Governor Sisolak has declared a state of emergency on July 10, 2020. However, the previous orders issued on July 1st, 2020 proposed a reopening response plan.
October 2020 Update: Governor Sisolak issued Emergency Directive 033 which got into effect from October 1, 2020. The emergency directive lifted restrictions on public gatherings but has asked all the business firms to operate with reduced labor capacity including the construction firms.
Governing Body: The Office Of Governor Steve Sisolak