All Westchester retaining walls inspected after Ossining collapse

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Cleanup continued Wednesday in the village of Ossining after a nearly 50-foot retention wall collapsed.

Out of an abundance of caution, all of the Westchester retaining walls are being inspected.

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Village engineers and crews spent Wednesday assessing the damage at the site to make sure it doesn't happen again.

Westchester County engineers say the walls are built for a roughly 50-year lifespan, depending on the design, nearby soil and the weather.

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