"Deconstruction Gang"  
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Author Harry Turtledove
First Appearance Amazing
Collected Counting Up, Counting Down
The Best of Harry Turtledove
Genre(s) Urban fantasy(?)
Publication date 1992

"Deconstruction Gang" is a short-story by Harry Turtledove, first published in Amazing, September, 1992. It is perhaps best described as urban fantasy. It appears in the Turtledove anthologies Counting Up, Counting Down and The Best of Harry Turtledove. It is about one out-of-work professor's new job in an unexpected field: highway "deconstruction".