The Mayor has ordered a shut down all of its downtown Boston high rise condo construction projects, due to the outbreak of the coronavirus
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh ordered all of the city’s construction projects to shut down on Monday, according to the Boston Globe. He said the only work he anticipates happening in the city moving forward will be emergency work. The move will impact tens of thousands of workers.
The shutdown will be effective as of March 17, 2020, the Mayor plans to revisit and potentially lift the ban in two weeks.