These are unprecedented times. Businesses are closing their doors. Industries are shuttering. Local economies are struggling. But the construction industry doesn’t have to follow suit.

To date, California, New York, Illinois, Ohio, New Jersey, Colorado, West Virginia, Arizona, Delaware, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Connecticut, Washington DC, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Texas, Vermont, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Alabama have already deemed construction to be an essential service and have treated it as such in policy and regulations related to COVID-19. Pennsylvania has also permitted the continuation of emergency construction. The following are letters from our affiliates advocating for an essential declaration on construction. We will continue to update resources as they develop.

The following are letters from additional organizations who know that the construction industry is essential.

Concrete associations across the country are calling on the Federal Government to act.

Make your voices heard!

Health and safety guidelines and recommendations:

Additional resources: