NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say construction has resumed at a midtown Manhattan tower after a guardrail fell from the 81st floor and landed in front of an occupied building.
No one was injured in the mishap Wednesday.
The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/1ubYCqX ) says the city's Department of Buildings immediately issued a stop-work order, citing a hoist malfunction. The agency says the hoist installation company inspected the site and the order was lifted Thursday evening.
The 8-foot-long section fell from the 96-story tower under construction between 56th and 57th streets.
Apartments at the tower will go for as much as $95 million. The skyscraper is scheduled to open later this year.
Information from: The New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com