Hugh L. Carey Tunnel

The Queens Midtown Tunnel flooded during superstorm Sandy (credit: MTA Bridges and Tunnels / Mark Valentin)

FEMA Provides $400 Million For Sandy-Related Repairs At 2 MTA Tunnels

The Hugh L. Carey Tunnel and the Queens Midtown Tunnel both took on millions of gallons of water when the Oct. 2012 storm roared ashore.


U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, and NYC Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan - Feb. 15, 2013 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

LaHood Delivers Check For New York Sandy Transportation Rebuilding

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood stopped by the Battery Friday to bring New York a check for $287 million to rebuild roads, bridges, and tunnels damaged by superstorm Sandy and other storms.


Long Island Railroad ticket machine (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

MTA Approves Fare, Toll Hikes; Changes Take Effect March 1

The MTA board voted on the proposed increases on Wednesday. Members unanimously approved the fare hikes. Only one member voted against increasing tolls.


Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation Sandy Relief Tent (credit: Tunnel To Towers)

Stories From Main Street: Tunnel To Towers 9/11 Charity Shifts To Hurricane Relief

Most people probably know the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation for its 9/11-related charities, but superstorm Sandy has them extending their efforts.


Water pours into the entrance of the Brooklyn Battery tunnel due to Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Back To Normal Traffic Flow For Monday Morning Commute

Three lanes in both directions will be fully operational in time for the Monday morning commute, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced.


Flooding conditions on the Brooklyn side of the Hugh L. Cary Tunnel, formerly the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, during superstorm Sandy (credit: Jay Fine via MTA)

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Returning To Normal Operations Monday

For the first time since before superstorm Sandy filled it end-to-end, the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will be returning to normal operations.


Water pours into the entrance of the Brooklyn Battery tunnel due to Sandy on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Both Sides Of Hugh Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel To Be Open Monday

When commuters hit the roads Monday morning, both tubes of the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel — formerly known as the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel — will be open to traffic in both directions.


A news photographer takes a photo of the flooded Hugh L. Carey Tunnel November 1, 2012. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Will Reopen To Traffic In Both Directions Monday Morning

Trucks, however, will not be able to use the tunnel until further notice. The tunnel was one of the hardest hit transportation links during Sandy.


Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota (L-R) inside Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel before its reopening Nov. 13, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Reopens To Limited Traffic Tuesday

At 4 p.m. Tuesday, one lane in the Manhattan-bound tube opened for buses and one lane for cars, the MTA said.


The Queens-Midtown Tunnel (credit: CBS 2)

Queens-Midtown Tunnel To Reopen Friday After Being Flooded By Sandy

For those trying to cross the East River, there is good news.


Hugh L. Carey Tunnel (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Renamed After Late Gov. Hugh Carey

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority officially renamed the tunnel, nearly two years after Albany gave the name change the green light.