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Concrete Weight Dangles From Crane Over NYC Street

By Verena Dobnik

A load is suspended above the street in New York, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. Officials have closed West 57th Street between 6th and 7th avenues in Manhattan after a tower crane hoisting a load apparently got stuck about 20 floors up. A construction supervisor says the crane is the same one crane whose boom dangled dangerously nearly a year ago during Superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)


NEW YORK, NY (AP) – A concrete weight dangled for hours from a crane 40 floors above a street, leading officials to close a long swath of a major thoroughfare near Carnegie Hall as a precaution until workers finally guided it safely to the ground before the evening rush hour started.

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