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Plywood shortage could have many seeking alternative for protection during hurricane season

FORT MYERS, Fla.– For many of us, it’s either plywood or storm shutters to keep windows safe from a storm.  Plywood is traditionally the cheaper of the two options but that isn’t the case this year. Prices for 4×8 sheets have more than doubled. Paul Werner, who owns PW Home Services, said he doesn’t think most people could afford plywood right now if a storm was headed toward Southwest Florida. Prices for some plywood is quickly approaching $100, after sawmills shutdown lumber production during the pandemic in fear of a housing crunch that never happened. “It’s...

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Kings Highway construction could cause delays in Charlotte County through June 23

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — Motorists in Charlotte County might notice some delays until June 23. Construction is happening in the southbound Kings Highway from Midway Boulevard to Olean Boulevard every day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Warning signs for the construction will be posted, so plan ahead if you’re traveling through the area. The work being done will improve manholes in linear ponds. The road closure is necessary and will give the contractor safe access to the area. The post Kings Highway construction could cause delays in Charlotte County through June 23 appeared first on NBC2...

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Construction industry faces worker shortage

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The construction industry is sounding the alarm that it is in the grips of a worker shortage.  The matter is so serious that some companies are turning away work because they can’t meet the demand. It’s the latest problem the industry has had to confront including a shortage in lumber and air conditioning units and parts. Leland Osborne can have his pick of jobs right now in the construction industry. “I started out working in our sheet metal shop,” Osborne said. “I worked out there for about a year and a half.” He currently...

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