Gov. Phil Murphy today announced the first steps being made to reopen sectors of New Jersey’s economy.

Among the initial first steps, announced by the governor at his daily press briefing: Easing restrictions on non-essential construction, subject to social distancing and mitigation protocols. It will take effect at 6 a.m. on Monday, May 18 and will include all types of construction previously shut down via Executive Order 122.

Curbside pick-up will be permitted starting at 6 a.m. on Monday, May 18 for all non-essential retail establishments previously closed via Executive Order 107 and is available via both vehicle and on foot.

Vehicle gatherings are permitted effective immediately, subject to certain social distancing requirements. This includes drive-in or drive-through events such as movie theaters, church services, and farms.