Rhode Island: The Official Stance for Construction
Construction Status: Essential
The stay at home orders were issued and will stay in effect until May 8, 2020.
Construction of both residential and commercial projects is exempted.
On June 29, 2020, Governor Raimondo announced an executive order addressing phase 3 of reopening the state. However, she also highlighted the need for economic stability and therefore has issued order to temporarily suspend all the employment programs for retired citizens. For detailed information related to all the orders announced by Governor Raimondo, check here.
October 2020 Update: The government of the state of Rhode Island has announced seventh supplemental emergency declaration valid from October 1, 2020 to November 2, 2020. Though the recent orders have lifted certain restrictions, the construction site will continue to operate with reduced labor capacity and safety practices.
Governing Body: The Office Of Governor Gina Raimondo
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