A Kingsbridge couple is fuming after they say workers constructing a 12-story apartment building next door to their home tore up their driveway without permission.
Hannah McAllister said the workers initially approached her on Aug. 26 and asked if they could use just a small section of her driveway, which abuts the construction site at 3050 Corlear Ave., to do work. She refused.
Developer damages neighbor's driveway
But, she claims, workers went ahead and used it anyway. When she returned home from work in the early afternoon, Ms. McAllister said, she found large cracks in the concrete and later discovered there was a 15-foot-deep hole where workers had installed steel tubes.
She immediately called the city’s hotline to complain, she said, and the city Department of Buildings dispatched an inspector to investigate that same day. But the Kingsbridge resident could never anticipate what she found taped to her door when she returned: a violation lodged against her address for having “many cracks in various areas throughout driveway and curb …”