Posts Tagged ‘scaffolding’

Those Ubiquitous Scaffolds

Written by admin on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

We’re a subterranean lot, us New Yorkers. Not by choice, like mole people or Minnesotans, but by necessity: The subway is the easiest, fastest and cheapest way to get from A to B. Hence, we spend a lot of time underground—waiting for trains, riding trains, throwing momma from trains. The last thing we want when [&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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