Wyoming: The Official Stance for Construction

Construction Status: Essential
Orders/Effective From: Phase of Reopening/May 15, 2020

Governor Mark Gordon has announced statewide  stay at home orders for the City of Jackson and Teton County until April 17, 2020. It was extended twice, firstly, to April 30 and then to May 15, 2020.

Beginning from May 15, 2020, Governor Mark Gordon has announced ease on the restrictions as state starts to move under the phase of reopening.

Governing Body:  The Office Of Governor Mark Gordon

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. Since we have worked for years as project management and accounting software service provider, we have used our knowledge to draft a list of Frequently Asked Questions that can be of great help in steering construction projects amidst COVID-19. If there is anything we have not included or missed, please reach our team.

FAQs: Status of Construction

Essential projects such as infrastructure, public works, construction of housing, and buildings were permitted to continue.
Yes, to mitigate any chance of illness at construction sites, Wyoming OSHA has released guidance for the construction workers. Moreover, all the contractors and construction firms in the state need to align with workplace preparation guidelines to prevent any risk of spread of infection at sites.
Yes, the data related to contracts, expenses, estimated delivery, job schedules, etc. would track project progress and interruption in order to reduce project losses due to COVID-19. However, it will be easier for construction firms who have a robust project management and accounting software in place.

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All construction firms and contractors who satisfy the eligibility criteria and qualify for the SBA lending programs could seek economic support under the CARES Act. Apart from this, the State and Local Authorities can be approached to learn about any unemployment insurance programs under which you can get financial aid for your business retaining cash flow.
To keep construction open during COVID-19, construction firms and contractors in Wyoming need to stick with the site safety standards declared by OSHA. Moreover, it requires workers and all other staff to adhere to preventive measures and practices such as six-foot distance rule, wearing gloves & masks, no sharing of food, drink or equipment, etc.
In order to benefit from Force Majeure protections, activity data regarding resources, financials and project status should be tracked using a robust construction accounting software and submitted to the governing officials to demonstrate project delays and incurred expenses were due to COVID-19.

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