Mayor Halts Construction in Boston Due to Coronavirus

Boston, MA, March 17, 2020-Boston mayor Martin J. Walsh has ordered a shut-down of the city’s construction industry in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic. 

“Boston ordered a halt to major business and city construction projects, bringing a longtime building boom to a standstill.

“‘The coronavirus is one of the greatest public health challenges our city has ever faced,’ Mayor Martin J. Walsh said at a City Hall news conference.”