Workers repair crane hanging over Midtown during Sandy

Workers repair crane that was hanging over Midtown during Sandy

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

The crane that was damaged and dangling over Midtown during Hurricane Sandy has been repaired. 

Workers replaced the boom that almost broke off during the powerful storm. 

Repairs to the crane began Friday and as a safety precaution, residents inside building located on 7th Avenue and West 57th Street, were asked to leave. 

Fox 5 has learned the developer of the project gave $1,500 to cover for hotel expenses. 

The residents who were asked to leave yesterday are expected to return home tonight.       

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