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How Trump Has Impacted the Construction Industry So Far

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It’s been less than two weeks since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, but he has fulfilled his campaign promises of shaking up the political world. The ink is not yet dry on several of his executive orders and other memoranda that have turned immigration, national security and infrastructure into coast-to-coast topics of conversation and fiery debate.

The construction industry-related directives that have elicited the strongest reaction from the general public are those giving a push to U.S.-Mexico border wall construction as well as two controversial pipeline projects – the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL.

However, other moves by the Trump administration, including an order to fast-track future projects and the compilation of a list of infrastructure needs across the U.S., have the potential to significantly impact the construction industry going forward.

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