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POLS WANT CRANE ANSWERS

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Almost a month after the Oct. 8 crane accident at Columbus Square, local elected officials and community groups are still looking for answers from the Department of Buildings. The crane’s counterweight crushed a pedestrian sidewalk during construction of the mixed-use building on the corner of Columbus Avenue and West 97th Street. There were no fatalities [&hellip
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Crane Crushes Sidewalk Shed

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

A crane accident on the afternoon of Oct. 8 partly crushed scaffolding that covers a pedestrian walkway at the northeast corner of Columbus Avenue and West 97th Street. Department of Buildings spokesperson Ryan Fitzgibbon said it was not a major accident and there were no reported injuries. The incident occurred, she said, as workers were [&hellip
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