City's First Line Of Defense Against A Hurricane? Mayor's Office To Roll Out Sandbags In Lower ManhattanThe sandbags will be installed from the Brooklyn Bridge to Wall Street. It's about a mile and there will be 18 gaps, so pedestrians can get to the Esplanade.
Storm Protection Measures Going Up Along Part Of Far RockawayThe 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.
Connecticut Prepares Sandbags For More FloodingFlood 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.