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Nearly 100 outdoor dining structures torn down across New York City

NYC's sanitation department removes 100 dining sheds
NYC's sanitation department removes 100 dining sheds 00:27

NEW YORK -- New York City crews were out Tuesday removing nearly 100 outdoor dining structures.

On Twitter, the Department of Sanitation shared pictures of one shed being taken down in Rosedale, Queens.

So far, about 169 dining sheds that were either abandoned or had a history of violations have been removed.

READ MORE: Mayor Adams: Abandoned, unsightly outdoor dining sheds will be torn down

The city says its primary goal is to bring restaurants' outdoor dining setups to compliance before resorting to tearing them down.

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