World Trade Center skyscrapers: 3 up, 1 to go

NEW YORK (AP) — The World Trade Center’s newest skyscraper has reached its full height of 80 stories.

On Thursday morning, about 1,000 workers will attend the topping out of 3 World Trade Center in New York City. They’ve signed a mammoth bucket holding 2 tons of concrete. It will be hoisted to the top of the $2.5 billion high-rise to signal the construction milestone.

The building is one of three new skyscrapers that replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

The others are 4 World Trade Center and One World Trade Center — the main building of the rebuilt site. One more is planned, 2 World Trade Center. Only its foundation is built.

Some of the workers invited to Thursday’s ceremony helped to clean up after the 9/11 terror attacks.

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