Four rail tunnels that carry trains in and out of New York City may have to be closed one at a time for at least a year to repair damage from Superstorm Sandy.
The agreement, announced Wednesday, calls for an upgrading of disaster centers to accommodate 120,000 disabled people by September 2017.
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said it’s the last big chunk of Sandy funds the federal Transportation Department has to dole out.
When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn’t get to work — problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle.
Billy Crystal, Sen. Charles Schumer: Feds Should Pay To Replace Long Beach Trees Lost In Superstorm Sandy
The actor and Sen. Charles Schumer held a news conference Monday calling on the federal government to foot the bill for replacing more than 2,500 trees lost in Superstorm Sandy, 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera reported.
Trains started rolling again through the Montague Tunnel Monday morning.
Commuters have been patiently waiting for the completion of the repairs after the Montegut Street tunnel, under the East River, sat in a saltwater days after Sandy hit in October 2012, corroding tracks and signals.
A subway tunnel connecting Brooklyn and lower Manhattan that was badly damaged during Superstorm Sandy is set to be reopened.
A federal judge has temporarily halted a dune replenishment project on New York’s Fire Island over concerns it could harm an endangered bird population.
After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster aid to the hurricane’s victims. Now, thousands of people might have to pay back their share.
It’s taking longer than expected to get a Long Island hospital shuttered by Superstorm Sandy functioning again and many residents and officials are getting impatient.
The October 2012 storm dumped water and sand into the basements and first floors of the Coney Island Houses, crippling the buildings’ electrical and mechanical systems and leaving residents without power for 22 days.
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Subway service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Court Square in Long Island City, Queens resumed Tuesday morning.
On Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie announced an $8.5 million plan for a sea wall in Sea Bright, N.J.