Latest Updates On The Coronavirus Pandemic

Tracking developing industry impacts as COVID-19 forces closures and interrupts global business.

Coronavirus has struck a heavy blow against the world economy as it forces countries into lockdown with “closed for business” signs, hollows out the tourism and travel sector, turns out the lights on gatherings and events and drives the stock market into a dizzying tumble.

ENR has collected below its ongoing reporting, analysis and commentary on construction sector developments, with updates as they occur.

Latest Coverage

• Pennsylvania Halts All ‘Non-Life-Sustaining Business’ Operations, Including Construction

• Airports, Transit Seek Emergency Funds as Ridership Plunges

• Contractor Pauses $215M W. Virginia Highway Job Over Worker COVID-19 Concerns

• Pandemic Sidelines Some November Infrastructure Ballot Measures

• 1Q Confidence Index: Will Pandemic Stunt Construction’s Rising Market?

• Ritchie Bros. Sees Large Number of Bidders on Equipment in US and France, Despite Coronavirus

• Work Continues, But Shaken Economy Erodes Market for New Construction

• Pandemic Sidelines Some Infrastructure Ballot Measures

• COVID-19 Confusion in California

• COVID-19 Market Drop Shuts UK Equipment Maker JCB Through March 30

• Houston Construction Sites To Remain Open For Now

• Construction Companies Responding to Request to Donate Masks

• Rep. DeFazio: FEMA Asks Army Corps to Build Emergency Health Facilities

• NYC Plans to Add More than 8,000 Beds for Coronavirus Patients

• Pandemic Forces Shifting Outlook, Priorities in Industry

• The Virus Pandemic: What We Need To Do

• Will the Coronavirus Stunt Construction’s Rising Market?

• Northern California Shelter in Place Orders Exempt Most Construction

• Despite Virus Fears, Crowds Flock to Truncated CONEXPO

• Environmental Contractors Group Plans Coronavirus Training for NYC Construction Workers

• Trump Administration Calls on Construction Companies to Donate Masks

• Pennsylvania Pauses Highway, Bridge Work to Curb Coronavirus Spread

• AGC Slams House Coronavirus Bill’s Medical/Family Leave Provisions

• Boston Is First U.S. City to Shutter Construction Sites Because of Coronavirus

• Construction and Coronavirus: What We’ve Seen So Far

• Construction Responds To Limit Coronavirus Infection Exposure, Manage Work

• Coronavirus Risk Closes ConExpo Show a Day Early; Industry Firms Prepare for Worst

• Coronavirus Impacts Are Clear on Global Manufacturing Index

• Coronavirus Begins To Disrupt US Supply Chains and Markets

• Project Impacts Growing as China Coronavirus Spreads 

• Crews Complete Wuhan Hospital in 10 Days, Near Finish on Second Coronavirus Facility