NEW YORK CITY-With power restored in much of Lower Manhattan and businesses returning to normalcy after super-storm Sandy ripped through the Tri-State Area, one of the area’s biggest assets – the World Trade Center – is coming back, too.

Construction work at the 16-acre site has resumed after 16 million gallons of water was pumped out from the area, Governor Andrew Cuomo said this morning. More than 95% of the seven feet of flooding from the storm surge has been removed from the site, which involved a massive pump-out effort at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at Ground Zero, he said.

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