Deadly blast in Harlem a grim reminder of New York's burden of aging infrastructure

  • by: DAVID CRARY , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 13, 2014 - 7:30 PM

NEW YORK — Even while the cause remains unknown, a deadly blast that leveled two buildings served by a 127-year-old gas main has provided a jarring reminder of just how old and vulnerable much of the infrastructure is in New York and many other cities nationwide.

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