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Re: What's really going on in Lower Manhattan
From: Alex Rubenstein <alex () nac net>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 11:03:17 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)



The last time I was driving through downtown (last wed) I happen to stop
next to a verizon trunk with a couple of techs.

Phrases like, "We have no idea" and "could be many weeks" and "We still
can't get into the basement" were flying around.



On Fri, 28 Sep 2001, Nathan J . Mehl wrote:


In the immortal words of Mike Moglin (mike () jungle net):

   Does anyone know what is really going on?

Having recently (last night) taken a quick stroll by as close to
ground zero as civilians are currently allowed to get (*) and gotten a
hard look at the area, I'm going to say with some confidence: no,
nobody actually knows what's really going on.  Probably least of all
Verizon.

There's still a lot of digging to do, quite literally.  Don't expect a
straight answer or even a moderately plausible lie out of Verizon for
a few more weeks at least.

-n

(*) the intersection of Broadway and Cortland has been set up as a de
    facto tourist corral

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