Construction Services Group Alert: Mayor Peduto Issues Executive Order That May Result in Significant Changes to Pittsburgh’s Construction Industry

On July 26, 2017, William Peduto, Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh (the “City”), issued a noteworthy executive order relating to the construction industry (the “Executive Order”).  This Executive Order may spur significant changes, in the very near future, regarding how construction projects with the City or its related entities/authorities are awarded and administered. The Executive Order may even result in changes affecting private projects performed within the City’s limits and publicly-assisted projects in the City. Although various rationales are referenced in it, the Executive Order appears to emphasize that its core purpose is to “ensure that construction work is … Read More