Wynn announced it will start the construction works of its Wynn Boston Harbor resort casino in Everett, Massachusetts today (Thursday).
US.- Wynn announced it will start the construction works of its US$2.1 billion Wynn Boston Harbor resort casino in Everett, Massachusetts today (Thursday), now that the necessary state permit in hand.
The Department of Environmental Protection granted Wynn its Chapter 91 license on July 22, which was the final state regulatory step before the casino operator could start the construction.
“After three years and one of the most thorough licensing and environmental review processes in the history of Massachusetts, Wynn Boston Harbor has its license in hand and will begin construction,” said Robert DeSalvio, president of Wynn Boston Harbor, in a statement on Wednesday. “Hiring and building starts tomorrow.”
According to Wynn, more than 15 cranes have been moved to the 33-acre job site on the banks of the Mystic River and more than 500 union workers are expected to be working at the site daily. Wynn plans to hold a construction kickoff event today at 1 p.m. at the Everett casino site.
Finally, the construction of the Wynn Boston Harbor in Everett is set to begin nearly five years after passage of the landmark expanded gambling law.