Tag: Hurricane Sandy

Army Corps partners with community for first line of coastal defense 2020 Atlantic Hurricane...

By JoAnne Castagna, Ed.D. Hurricane Isaias stormed up the east coast of the United States in early August, bringing heavy rain and winds up to...

Reimagining Resident Transportation: NYC Ferry System

By Stephen A. Famularo, PE, D.PE   An inconspicuous transportation revolution is taking advantage of one of New York City’s greatest attributes: its robust waterways....

Building resiliency into construction businesses with cloud-based technology

By Dustin DeVan Hurricane Sandy caused approximately $70 billion in damage along the East Coast of the United States, with a substantial cost of...

FLOOD PROTECTION PRODUCTS EVOLVE FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS IN THE AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE SANDY

By Gene Kennedy, President of Savannah Trims; Riviera Beach, Florida As super storms become more the norm than the exception, municipalities are well under way...

Audit Initiated of FTA’s Hurricane Sandy Funding Progress

After Hurricane Sandy caused widespread damage to transportation infrastructure in the mid-Atlantic and the northeastern United States in October 2012, the Disaster Relief Appropriations...

Stantec Selected to Design and Engineer New Power Barges for The Gowanus Generating Station

The project will provide a cleaner, more resilient source of energy to the New York metropolitan area Edmonton, AB; New York, NY Siemens has selected global design...

FTA’s Limited Oversight of Grantees’ Compliance With Insurance Requirements Puts Federal Funds and Hurricane...

Proceeds at Risk What We Looked At After Hurricane Sandy hit in October 2012, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) awarded approximately $5.03 billion in grant funding...

Resiliency Plan Announced to Protect Lower Manhattan From Climate Change

A study that determined New York City's comprehensive strategy for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) project evaluated dozens of adaptation measures and identified a set of strategies to build resilience in Lower Manhattan.

On five-year anniversary, Army Corps continues Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts

It’s been five years since Hurricane Sandy made history as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record when it made landfall near Brigantine, N.J., on Oct. 29, 2012. With wind gusts in excess of 75 miles per hour and storm surge that inundated much of the New York and New Jersey coasts, the storm killed more than 100 Americans and caused more than $50 billion in damages.

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