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Remnants of the former H&M Structure – Portions of the former H&M Structure remnants at the WTC Site will be demolished to permit the construction of future site program. This includes the ring sections below the 1 Line Subway box as well as in the areas of excavation of the East Bathtub. During excavation, a few ring sections will be extracted and if found to be in salvageable condition, transported to Hangar 17, John F. Kennedy International Airport (Hanger 17). In addition, 2 ring sections will be removed and used for evaluation and testing as part of the PATH Tunnel Security Program. The portion of the H&M bathtub wall along Church Street will remain and become a part of the future east bathtub wall and future WTC development. In order to stabilize the existing wall in its current location and absent of its support slabs, tiebacks will be installed to provide lateral restraint for the wall against the existing soil pressure due to Church Street. (See Figure 3)I demand a tour of these areas before they are destroyed! Anyone with me?
Steel in the form of a cross – The steel in a form of a cross structure is currently mounted to the existing H&M structure. The project will demolish a majority of the remaining components of the former H&M Structure remnant, including the portion of the structure supporting the steel in the form of a cross. As a result, the steel in the form of a cross structure will be removed from its support and transported to Hanger 17 (or an alternate location to be determined) until its final location is determined. The temporary relocation and transport of this artifact will conform to the RPP. (See Figure 1 and Figure 3 and Photo 1)