The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is requesting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on large-scale federal projects in Alaska, Massachusetts and West Virginia.

The USACE issued a PLA survey for a design-build project in Fort Wainwright, Alaska. To view the PLA survey, click here. Responses should be sent via email to Donna West at no later than April 30.

A PLA survey was also issued by the USACE for a large-scale construction project in New Bedford, Mass. Comments should be sent to Raushanah Muhammad at  by April 23. The survey request for this project can be found here.

Finally, the USACE is soliciting comments on a project for an advanced training center in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Responses can be sent to Kevin Cook at no later than 1 p.m. on April 17. Click here for more information. 

If you need help responding to these surveys, please contact ABC National Director of Labor and Federal Procurement Ben Brubeck at  

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