Asbestos Confirmed After New York City Steam Pipe Blast


Mayor Bill de Blasio says asbestos has been found around the aging steam pipe that exploded in Manhattan, according to the Associated Press, but that the air is safe.

July 21, 2018
Eydie Cubarrubia - Engineering News-Record

Asbestos has been found at the site where an underground steam pipe exploded early Thursday morning near the Flatiron building in midtown Manhattan.

Ms. Cubarrubia may be contacted at


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