ACEC/MW COVID-19 Resource Center

[Last Updated 5/28/20]

ACEC/MW Update

Message from ACEC/MW Executive Director regarding COVID-19

ACTION ALERT! 
Click HERE for info on how to contact Congress and advocate for robust infrastructure legislation
ACEC (5/18/20) Treasury and SBA Release PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

ACEC (5/18/20) Seeks Clarification on Potential Impact of PPP Loan Forgiveness on Firm Rates
ACEC (5/11/20) ACEC Supports Lawmakers' Push for $50 Billion in Federal Highway Funding to State DOTs
ACEC (5/11/20) ACEC Macro Economic Update: Unemployment Rate Soars | Rent Payments Stabilize
Business Impact Survey (5/8/20) Wave 6 Results
ACEC (4/27/20) ACEC Measures in Response to COVID-19: No Dues Increase for FY21
ACEC (4/15/20) President & CEO, Linda Bauer Darr, appointed by President Trump to Great American Economic Revival Industry Group to work toward reopening the economy
ACEC National COVID-19 Webinar Presentations

Construction Safety Resources (4/3/20)
ACEC Coronavirus Impact Forum for ACEC Members Only


Agency/Client Updates

DC Agencies

DC Mayor (5/15/20) Extended Stay-at-Home Order and closure of non-essential businesses through June 8
DC Mayor's (5/15/20) Coronavirus Situational Report
DC Mayor (5/14/20) Joins other mayors in endorsing U.S. Senator Corey Booker's small business local relief fund, the RELIEF for Main Street Act
​DDOT (4/23/20) Mayor Announces Sidewalk Extension Plan to support social distancing around essential businesses
District Transportation Access Portal (4/16/20) COVID-19 Vendor Guidance including Contractor Telework Request Tracker and Sample Essential Services Letter
DC Mayor's (4/15/20) Order and Guidance on that Order for residents and businesses, including requiring certain individuals to wear masks
DC Health (4/15/20) COVID-19 Guidelines for Construction Sites within DC
DCRA (3/25/20) Service Update Extending Business Licensing Expirations 45 days

Virginia Agencies

VA Goveror Blueprint for Easing Public Health Restrictions
VA Goveror (5/27/20) Announces face covering requirement and workplace safety regulations
VA (5/15/20) Enters Phase One of Governor Northam's "Forward Virginia" plan, except for Northern Virginia
VA Goveror (5/12/20) Northern VA will remain in Phase 0 until May 28.
Arlington Small Business Emergency GRANT Program (5/15/20) is accepting applications through May 17
Loudoun County Economic Development (5/8/20) Selecting Recipients of COVID-19 Business Interruption Fund
Fairfax County & City of Alexandria (5/6/20) Move forward with budgets altered by the pandemic
Loudoun County Board of Supervisors (4/23/20) Business Interruption Fund Applications will open on 4/29 for 72 hours
Arlington County (4/23/20) Small Business Emergency GRANT Program will provide grants of up to $10,000 to businesses with less than 50 employees with an application opening in early May
​Fairfax County (4/17/20) Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Fund established and will begin accepting applications on 4/28/20
VDOT (3/24/20) Letter on Contractor Safety
Virginia Executive Order Fifty-Three FAQ's On Governor's Order
VDOT Comissioner's Letter to the Contracting Community
VDOT's Modified Technical Interview Process for COVID-19
Arlington County Government's Status Updates in Response to COVID-19
Fairfax County Government's Coronavirus Updates

Maryland Agencies

Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery
Action Alert!  Support COVID-19 Relief Legislation that includes Significant Transportation Funding
Joint MD Transportation Coalition Delegation Letter to Maryland Delegation Members
MD Governor (5/27/20) Announced Complete Stage One of Recovery, including outdoor dining
Back to Business Pledge (5/13/20) That all business owners are encouraged to sign and display at their place of business
Montgomery County (5/14/20) Announced that Stay-at-Home Order will remain in effect until local conditions improve
Prince George's County (5/14/20) Stay-at-Home Order will remain in effect until June 1
MD Governor (5/7/20) Letter vetoing numerous bills due to his budget freeze on all items or services unrelated to the COVID-19 pandemic
MD Governor (5/7/20) Announced elective medical procedures can resume and broadened permissible outdoor activities under stay-at-home order
Montgomery County (5/7/20) Public Health Emergency Grant Program has approved more than 1,200 grants
Prince George's County (4/23/20) Offers COVID-19 Business Relief Fund of $15 million, Applications now open
Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services (4/16/20) Update and link to new DPS ebox for submitting docs/plans.
MD Governor (4/15/20) Order requiring the wearing of face coverings
MDOT SHA (4/15/20) Extends Due Date for 2019 Overhead Rates
MDOT SHA (4/15/20) COVID-19 Notices for Contractors and Consultants
MDOT SHA Letter to the Consulting/Contracting Community
Federal Agencies

USACE (4/17/20) Task Order Awards: New Procedures and (4/9/20) Webinar on USACE COVID-19 response plus Q&A from Webinar
U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship (3/31/20) Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act
U.S. Chamber of Commerce (3/31/20) Coronavirus Emergency Loans Guide and Checklist for Small Businesses
​DHS Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) (3/28/20) Advisory Memorandum on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19 Response
DHS Chief Procurement Officer's Message Laying Out the Department's Coronavirus Policies for Contractors
USACE Baltimore District: Army Corps to limit Regulatory Program operations in Maryland, Pennsylvania, DC in response to COVID-19

Other Useful Resources

APTA - The COVID-19 Pandemic - Public Transportation Responds: Safeguading Riders and Employees
Stateside.com - State & Local Government Responses to COVID-19
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC's Resource Page includes what you should know about the virus, situation updates, and information for travelers, businesses, and others. CDC has also issued Guidance for Mass Gatherings.
National Governors Association - Coronavirus: What You Need To Know

World Health Organization - COVID-19 Outbreak - This guide provides recommendations for risk assessment, connecting with local authorities in the event location, and specific action plans for COVID-19 disease, among other topics.

US Chamber of Commerce - Combating the Coronavirus


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