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Workers at the scene of a blast on 72nd Avenue and 2nd Avenue following a blast gone awry on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

MTA: Plates Covering Second Ave. Subway Blast Site Failed

Construction workers were blasting through rock to create an escalator for the Second Avenue subway when two 1,800-pound steel plates were lifted into the air, allowing debris to rain onto the street.

08/23/2012