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Weather-Related Construction Delays?

Many industries are affected by extreme weather conditions, but contractors are hit especially hard. Any jobs that are being done outside are affected by even mildly inclement weather, which often means that construction delays require workers to hold off until the poor weather passes. For the last several years, October has been a big month for intense tropical storms—in 2011 there was a tremendous Nor’easter that dropped about a foot of snow onto Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and up to two feet in New England. In 2012, Superstorm Sandy completely devastated the New Jersey and Long Island coastlines, and paralyzed the North East for several days, with recovery efforts still in effect nearly a year later. Read more