Tag: Hurricane Sandy
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...
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.
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.
Arcadis was selected as Engineer of Record for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) flood protection multiphase design of New York City’s East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project in the borough of Manhattan.
A comprehensive resiliency plan to reduce risk from storm damage on the New Jersey shore included pumping 1.4 million cubic yards of sand on 1.6 miles of beach in Elberon and Deal, N.J., as well as modification to six stormwater outfalls and two groins.
Purdue University will lead research to determine why some communities recover from natural disasters more quickly than others, an effort aimed at addressing the nation's critical need for more resilient infrastructure and to enhance preparedness.
Since Hurricane Sandy pounded the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has worked diligently, together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, to complete construction on more than 106 authorized and funded coastal storm damage risk reduction projects.