What is a bad day for Michael Horodniceanu?Is it getting “blasted” at meetings by business owners complaining over a drop in sales as a result of the $4.45-billion Second Avenue Subway (SAS) in New York City?No, he says. That's routine. “A bad day is when I get an e-mail about the Corbin Building underpinning—that the building had begun to move. A bad day is when I [recently] learned we would have more East Side Access delays. We still don't know how much the delay will be, but that was a bad day.”A common project feature is the frustration of Manhattan
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