The stainless steel spire will give the building its iconic height of 1,776 feet, according to the builder.
Service was expected to begin in 2009 with a price tag of $4.3 billion, according to the MTA.
Staten Island Councilman James Oddo said when he visited New Orleans recently, he was warned repeatedly about home elevation projects.
Final approval came Friday for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.
Most of the 1.3-mile Belmar boardwalk was destroyed in superstorm Sandy.
Construction has resumed at the World Trade Center site a week after it was left flooded by Superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.
The incident took place at around 9 a.m. at 214 Carlton Ave., in the Clinton Hill, where a new four-story building was being built.
New York City has about 1 million feet of construction scaffolding at any given time, and some of it is turning into art.
Well, you know what they say about Karma.
From tools and doors, to fixtures and appliances, crooks target construction sites, both public and private, as if they were shopping at home depot. Experts say it costs the industry millions of dollars each year, which ultimately gets passed on to the consumer.
Residents in a Long Island neighborhood are complaining that they have been besieged by an enormous construction project along Route 110.
The Fire Department says some of the beams fell on an unoccupied trailer. A construction worker nearby was looked at by emergency responders, but was not taken to the hospital.
Police said the man was partially decapitated in the accident.
Officials say they’re trying to change their ventilation systems to limit the amount of smoke and debris blowing up from underground.
As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, 9/11 National Memorial chairman Mayor Bloomberg said construction is moving along exactly as anticipated.
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