Monday, March 16, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Construction Projects

As our nation and the world grapple with managing the impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we are witnessing an unprecedented upheaval of the foundations of society. How should public agencies and contractors be responding and how does it impact construction projects? 

Resources: I want to share a couple of articles posted online by Seattle law firms that have good discussions on the concept of force majeure (also known as acts of God), other legal concepts, and how this impacts contractual relationships. I hope these articles help provide a framework as you address the impacts of COVID-19. 

Read Your Contract: Be sure to check the specific language of your contract and consult with your attorneys. 

Links: Here are the links:
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