Gleaming towers mark NYC neighborhood...

Gleaming towers mark NYC neighborhood where crane collapsed -- ...

There are 3 comments on the Newsday story from May 30, 2008, titled Gleaming towers mark NYC neighborhood where crane collapsed -- .... In it, Newsday reports that:

Robert Lopez was already at work Friday morning when he heard the loud boom. Next came the wails of sirens and smell of smoke.

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Rex

Greenfield, IN

#1 May 30, 2008
Associated press, horror for the masses.
LowRise

Hillsboro, WV

#2 May 30, 2008
ALL construction involving cranes should be stopped pending an independent review that should not involve Bloomberg and other city hacks/agencies. Btw. where is an OSHA order to cease all crane work? Obviously, there needs to be more competent and thorough and third party reviews of these ops--far beyond what city inspectors can provide. Too bad if the resulting price increases in these yuppie high rises will force buyers to reduce their auto sound systems to only 18 speakers from the standard 24. The priority is the city residents, not the builders.
nancy

West New York, NJ

#3 May 30, 2008
When are these accidents going to end??? I thought the city had added additional inspectors to correct these problems.
My sympathies to the person killed

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