POLITICS
06/28/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NYC Prosecutors Question Tests Of Concrete At Yankee Stadium, Freedom Tower

Manhattan prosecutors are investigating whether the leading concrete testing company in the New York area, which has been hired to measure and analyze the strength of the concrete poured at some of the biggest construction projects in the city, failed to do some tests and falsified others, officials involved in the inquiry said on Friday.

The investigation has uncovered problems with tests the company conducted on concrete poured over the last 18 months at the new Yankee Stadium site in the Bronx and the foundation of the Freedom Tower in Lower Manhattan, along with as many as a dozen other large projects, several of the officials said.

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