30 Oct '12, 4pm

Vulnerability of Infrastructure Revealed During Hurricane Sandy

30 Oct 2012: Vulnerability of Infrastructure Revealed During Hurricane Sandy The storm that crippled the New York City region has revealed the extreme vulnerability of its transportation and electricity infrastructure and highlights the need to better protect subways, tunnels, View gallery Andrew Burton/Getty Images Flooding in New York City’s Financial District low-lying roads, and power substations as sea levels rise and storms produce higher seawater surges in the future. New York City and the surrounding area experienced unprecedented damage to its transportation infrastructure , with the subway system knocked out for an estimated four to five days, several major tunnels flooded, regional rail lines crippled, and highways and roads underwater. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday morning that the city and the state may have to consider building a levee to protect lower Manha...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/vulnerability_of_new_york_cit...

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