South Dakota: The Official Stance for Construction
Construction Status: Unrestricted
No specific declaration made for the construction which means all type of construction is permitted to continue in the state.
Governing Body: The Office Of Governor Kristi Noem
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FAQs: South Dakota Construction Updates on the COVID-19 Pandemic
The state, county, and cities have not placed restrictions on construction of any kind.
There are no restrictions on the opening of building material or other construction material suppliers. However, practicing safety guidelines should be promoted at an individual level.
Yes, the State authorities along with the Department of Health have released certain guidelines that construction firms need to follow at the workplace. These include OSHA guidelines for preparing the workplace and ensure the safety of the workers at all levels.
Though construction in the state has been considered as an essential activity, construction companies and contractors must ensure that all the necessary precautions for prevention should be taken. These include awareness of workers on safety rules, physical distancing, wearing masks & gloves, and following all the rules that are necessary to prevent exposure.