By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A hotel project that had been paused due to the pandemic is back underway after a 15-month hiatus during the pandemic.

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Construction of the Landing Hotel at the Rivers Casino after originally breaking ground in August 2019.

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The $60 million project will also bring back 1,400 temporary jobs.

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Casino officials believe that when the hotel likely opens in 2022, it will bring about 128 new permanent jobs.