The city's top building official says she is afraid to walk under scaffolding because of all the debris plunging to the street from rooftop construction sites.
Falling objects make commish shudder
Bolts, beams, two-by-fours and sheets of plywood fall from Manhattan construction sites every couple of weeks, either dropped by careless workers or blown off rooftops by high winds. If they fall from a tall building, they can end up a block away.
Sidewalk sheds - the enclosed walkways at building sites - are supposed to protect pedestrians. But the 5,800 sidewalk sheds in New York aren't always enough, she said.
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