The work began Monday. It’s expected to continue for about 10 weeks on Staten Island. Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway said in a memo on Friday that DNA testing will continue until every possible identification can be made.
City officials say about 60 truckloads of construction debris have been collected around the lower Manhattan site over the past 2.5 years.
Some 2,750 people died at the World Trade Center in the 2001 attacks. So far, 1,634 people have been identified.
1,634 The number of victims in the 9/11 tragedy who have been identified
2,750 The approximate number of people who died
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