West Virginia: The Official Stance for Construction
Construction Status: Essential
Considering the state of emergency, the stay at home orders were brought into effect indefinitely. But still, construction has been deemed essential.
Improving the COVID response in the state, Governor Justice has announced an executive order on July 6, 2020 under which wearing of mask is made to be a mandate. Besides this, another order was released on July 13, 2020 under which social gathering limit has been reduced from 100 to 25.
October 2020 Update: There has been no specific update issued by Governor Justice in regard to construction. However, the long halted solar project in the state is ready to be started with the construction activity with respect to site safety standards made to avoid the spread of contagion. Though construction is deemed as an essential, it would still be a necessary for contractors and workers to practice the social distancing and safety protocols.
Governing Body: The Office Of Governor Jim Justice