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New Construction Risk Insights

Unlock success by subscribing to AGC of America’s new newsletter dedicated to enhancing risk management practices and optimizing construction project success.  

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Prepare for Shutdown

AGC of America provides resources for federal, transportation, and utility contractors to review and consider as the federal government appears likely to shut down on October 1.

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FAA Shutdown?

Without an extension of the current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization set to expire on September 30, airport construction projects could face delays.

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New H-2B Proposal

H-2B visa seasonal workers would be granted greater protections and flexibility in the duration of their visas under a new DHS proposed rule.

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New Work Zone Safety Rule?

On September 20, 2023, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released a proposal to further address mobility impacts near work zones and manage work zone safety near roads.

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OSHA Awards AGC of America

On September 19, OSHA awarded AGC of America a $160,000 grant to provide fall prevention/protection training to approximately 500 employers and workers in the construction industry.

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National VMT Pilot Moves Forward

FHWA is finally moving forward with the national vehicle miles traveled (VMT) pilot required by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

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New EV User Fee Legislation

Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) introduces AGC-backed legislation that would apply a federal user fee to electric vehicles (EVs)—in the form of a one-time tax on batteries used in EVs at the manufacturer—and apply the revenue to the highway trust fund.

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AGC at GSA’s Reverse Industry Day

AGC and member companies, Clark Construction, Hensel Phelps, and Parsons Corp. spoke to GSA’s regional and national directors from the Office of Project Delivery and Regional Design & Construction.

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Biden Speeds Up & Expands Work Authorization

DHS redesignates Temporary Protected Status for Venezuelans and extends TPS to others not enrolled, thereby increasing the number of work eligible immigrants.

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