ACEC/MW COVID-19 Recovery Center

[Last Updated 8/7/20]

ACEC/MW Update

Message from ACEC/MW Executive Director regarding COVID-19

Click HERE for info on how to contact Congress and advocate for robust infrastructure legislation
ACEC (8/7/20) Outlines industry priorities for economic relief legislation in a letter to Congressional leaders
ACEC's (8/7/20) Medium Page is the go-to site for thought leadership articles on the engineering industry
ACEC Guide to Returning to the Office and the Job Site
ACEC President & CEO's 
(6/12/20) Monthly Update
Business Impact Survey (6/8/20) Wave 7 Results
ACEC (6/2/20) Treasury and SBA Release PPP Loan Forgiveness Application

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

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

Local Updates

District of Columbia

DC (8/7/20) Continues in Phase 2 of recovery
DC Schools (7/30/20) will be all-virtual through 11/6/2020
DC Mayor's (7/22/20) New Mask Order, which requires employers to provide PPE
DC Mayor's (8/5/20) Coronavirus Situational Update
District Transportation Access Portal (4/16/20) COVID-19 Vendor Guidance including Contractor Telework Request Tracker and Sample Essential Services Letter
WMATA (6/2/20) Phased Recovery Plan
DC Health (4/15/20) COVID-19 Guidelines for Construction Sites within DC


VA Goveror Blueprint for Easing Public Health Restrictions
VA (8/7/20) Continues in Phase 3
VA Governor (8/5/20) Launches COVIDWISE exposure notification app
VA Goveror (7/27/20) Announces $70 Million Rebuild VA Economic Recovery Fund for small businesses impacted by COVID-19
VDOT (6/8/20) Memorandum to the Contracting Community re potential impacts to contractors
Arlington County (6/12/20) Phase 2 Reopening Information
Fairfax County (6/12/20) Phase 3 Guidelines
City of Fairfax (6/12/20) Reopening Information and Guidelines
VA Goveror (5/27/20) Announces face covering requirement and workplace safety regulations
VDOT (3/24/20) Letter on Contractor Safety
VDOT Comissioner's Letter to the Contracting Community
VDOT's Modified Technical Interview Process for COVID-19


Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery
Action Alert!  Support COVID-19 Relief Legislation that includes Significant Transportation Funding
Maryland (8/7/20) Remains in Phase 2
Montgomery County Executive Elrich (8/5/20) Issues Executive Order allowing more businesses to open by appt, food service establishments may not serve alcohol after 10pm, high-risk sports prohibited, and more...
​Gov. Hogan (7/29/20) Expands mask order - all people over age 5 must wear a mask in public areas​
Out-of-State Travel Advisory (7/29/20) MD residents strongly advised against travel to states with positivity rate of 10% or higher, and if they do travel should get tested and self-quarantine while awaiting results
Gov. Hogan (6/30/20) Announces $90 in COVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses, Higher Education and Nonprofit Organizations
Joint MD Transportation Coalition Delegation Letter to Maryland Delegation Members
Back to Business Guidelines (6/12/20)
Back to Business Pledge (5/13/20) That all business owners are encouraged to sign and display at their place of business
Montgomery County (6/26/20) Phase 2 Guidelines
Montgomery County (6/12/20) Business Reopening Requirements
Prince George's County (6/26/20) Moves into full Phase 2 on 6/29/20
Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services (4/16/20) Update and link to new DPS ebox for submitting docs/plans.
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 - 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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