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MTA Bridges and Tunnels

Hugh Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel

EXCLUSIVE: MTA’s Incredible Effort To Reopen Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel

Half of the tunnel is open for business. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is calling it a major accomplishment after nearly 80 million gallons of Sandy’s flood waters rushed down the streets of Manhattan and filled all four lanes of the twin tubes.

11/14/2012

Queens Midtown Tunnel Flooding (credit: CBS 2)

A Look Inside The Queens-Midtown Tunnel, Home To 8 Million Gallons Of Water

When CBS 2′s Cindy Hsu first made her way into the tunnel, the tell-tale sign of seeing something no one had ever seen before took place when natural light slowly dissipated. The tunnel got very cold, damp and pitch black.

11/01/2012