One World Trade Center’s spire to arrive today

Posted at 8:38 AM, Dec 11, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-11 13:55:05-05

The spire that will sit atop One World Trade Center will be moved across the river from New Jersey to lower Manhattan Tuesday.

Once it’s put in place, One World Trade will stand more than 1,700-feet tall, making it the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

The spire arrived in pieces from Quebec in November. Workers will begin putting it together Wednesday.