Devine Millimet | NH Law Firm

The Growing Impact On The Construction Industry


Matthew R. Johnson, Esq.
Nicholas K. Holmes, Esq.

April 2, 2020

Many in the construction industry breathed a collective sigh of relief when the first round of stay-at-home orders were issued.  With only a few exceptions, most jurisdictions designated construction as an essential business. 

That is quickly changing.  Any hope that the construction industry would avoid the full impact of our nation’s efforts to “flatten the curve” is quickly fading.

Pressure is mounting to slow or stop work on all but the most essential projects:

The impact of COVID-19 is expected to peak in New Hampshire and Massachusetts around April 16-17, 2020.  It is clear that we are entering into a new phase.  The time to plan for how you will mitigate the impact on your company or project is now.

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