Posts Tagged ‘Construction’

Crane Crushes Sidewalk Shed

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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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United with Union

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To the Editor: Thank you for reporting on the switch to non-union labor at the massive-scale Park West Village construction site, referred to as Columbus Square in your article (“Columbus Sq. Labor Fracas,” Aug. 6). About a week before your article appeared, I sent a letter to the Chetrit Group decrying this latest slight to [&hellip
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CALL FOR PARK CONSTRUCTION

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Four West Side legislators urged parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe to start construction of a park on the Riverside South development. The project has been awaiting public funds to build a two-block underground cavity for the relocation of the southbound lane of an elevated portion of the West Side Highway. With the current economic climate and [&hellip
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