[Photo on Dec. 16 by Derek Berg]
If you walked past the Second Avenue explosion site this past week, then you likely noticed the arrival of a new fence on the property at East Seventh Street...
[Photo Monday by Steven]
Workers put up the fence last Wednesday — after the arrival on Dec. 14 of the sidewalk bridge out front of the fire-damaged 125 Second Ave.
[Photo on Dec. 15 by EVG]
Here's what's happening at No. 125 according to the approved DOB permits on file with the city (in their ALL-CAP STYLE):
PARGING, MASONRY INFILL WITH NEW MASONRY LAYER AT EXISTING SOUTH EXPOSED FIRE DAMAGED FACADE FOR CELLAR TO 5TH FLOOR AND TO PARAPET AT ROOF LEVEL, RESTORING AND REPOINTING OF BUILDING FACADES FROM CELLAR, 1ST TO 7TH AND PARAPET AT ROOF LEVELS.
There's also an approved permit for the following at the address:
FILE FOR GAS REPIPE OF ENTIRE BUILDING FOR COOKING USE ONLY PER PLANS.
Authorities have said that an illegally tapped gas line at 121 Second Ave. may have caused the blast that killed two men and injured a few dozen other people... as well as destroyed three buildings — 119, 121 and 123 Second Ave.
To date, the city has yet to file charges against anyone in connection with the explosion. The Post reported in April that investigators have "six prime suspects" — landlord Maria Hrynenko, her son Michael Jr., contractor Dilber Kukic as well as an unidentified subcontractor and two workers.