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NYC Construction Plugs Away Even With City Shutting Down

  • Work continues with streets empty, offices and bars closed
  • Shutting down sites could lead to devastating economic hit
Photographer: Angus Mordant/Bloomberg
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For now, construction continues.

As the coronavirus outbreak quiets New York City -- closing offices, idling taxis and shuttering bars -- workers in bright yellow reflective vests, hard hats and steel-toe boots are still showing up.