TITLE

City and State Agencies Aim to Rebuild Better

AUTHOR(S)
worrell, carolina
PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;8/25/2014, Vol. 273, Following pNY25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the long-term resiliency projects being planned and funded in New York and New Jersey following Superstorm Sandy. Topics covered include the submission by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) of applications under a resiliency program, the development of solutions to prevent flooding at entry points in vulnerable areas and the proposed defense strategy of New York City Transit that features water exclusion and asset protection.
ACCESSION #
97883871

 

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