Boston Implements New COVID-19 Safety Procedures for Construction Sites
By: Catherine Bednar
On May 5, 2020, the City of Boston activated new COVID-19 safety procedures for active construction sites, which are currently limited to projects meeting the City’s definition of emergency or essential work. The City also targeted dates …
Massachusetts Sees Tensions Between Municipal Construction Bans and Governor's "Essential Services" Order
By: Catherine A. Bednar, Esq.
On March 17, 2020, Boston became the first city to issue a moratorium on construction projects as an emergency measure to slow the spread of COVID-19. Boston’s order includes exceptions for emergency and essential work, …