Sandbags

A 4-foot high concrete wall is going up along a stretch of Far Rockaway. June 19, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Storm Protection Measures Going Up Along Part Of Far Rockaway

The storm barrier of more than 7,500 bags filled with 20,000 tons of sand will stretch from Beach 55th Street to Beach 149th Street when the dune construction project begins next month.

06/19/2013

Sandbags are seen at the Cos Cob firehouse - Greenwich, CT - Mar 10, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Connecticut Prepares Sandbags For More Flooding

Flood watches are in effect across much of Connecticut and the Northeast as rain moves in and threatens to raise already swollen waterways out of their banks.

03/10/2011