Tag: Hurricane Irma
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) allocated $277.5 million in Emergency Relief funding for public transportation systems damaged by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced more than $1 billion in Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help 32 states, several U.S. territories and Federal Land Management Agencies repair roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods and other unexpected events.
Eight U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) field crews are traveling around the Jacksonville, Tampa and Fort Myers, Fla., areas looking for evidence that will tell scientists how high the flood waters and storm surge from Hurricane Irma reached.
After the widespread devastation Hurricane Irma wreaked on Florida, unmanned aircraft — drones — have been invaluable in supporting response and recovery efforts in the battered Sunshine State.
Large and powerful Hurricane Irma is likely to cause significant erosion along U.S. East Coast beaches from Florida through South Carolina, according to a new projection from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).