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.READ MORE: St. Patrick's Day Parade In Pittsburgh Sees Smaller Crowd For Celebrations In September
Construction of the Landing Hotel at the Rivers Casino after originally breaking ground in August 2019.READ MORE: Male Suspect In Custody After 3 People Shot At Baby Shower At Kinloch Volunteer Fire Department
The $60 million project will also bring back 1,400 temporary jobs.MORE NEWS: Allegheny Co. Police Investigating After Woman Found With Gunshot Wound In City Of Duquesne
Casino officials believe that when the hotel likely opens in 2022, it will bring about 128 new permanent jobs.