Dave Simpson, President and CEO, is delivering the most important construction industry updates in a quick, about 90-second listen. This week's topics include:

  • In SC, lawmakers in Columbia have approved $1.2 Billion for construction work as well as work zone safety legislation.

  • In NC, lawmakers have approved similar work zone safety legislation requiring the DMV to put work zone safety training programs into place. 

  • Also in NC, we’ve worked with NCDOT and the State Highway Patrol to increase the number of blue light trailers that are available to be deployed in work zones, from 22 to 50, and the state now has a procedure to request their use.

  • CAGC Membership is at record levels with the addition of new members last week.

  • The Pinnacle Awards nomination portal opens today! General Contractors have until August 8 to nominate projects and the subcontractors and suppliers who worked on those projects

  • Due to the 4th of July holiday this week, the Weekly NewsBreak won’t be published. 

  • On behalf of all CAGC staff and board of directors, we hope you and your families have a safe and fun holiday!