ction and starting the delivery of this world-class building to buyers by the end of the year.”
Representatives for Pizzarotti couldn t immediately comment on the allegations.
The claims were in response to a lawsuit filed against Fortis in March. Pizzarotti accused Fortis of using a cost-cutting method on the building s foundation, which caused the tower to lean three inches to the north. Pizzarotti had filed a motion to halt construction on the site, arguing that it couldn t continue without putting persons and property at grave risk of harm. In its complaint, Fortis notes that this motion was denied.
In an affidavit in support of Pizzarotti s motion, Elisabeth Malsch, a senior principal with engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti, notes that while the building doesn t currently pose a safety concern to the public, the tower continues to move and further construction could prove dangerous.
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