Gerritsen Beach was classified before Sandy as Zone B—not a mandatory evacuation zone, remarkably enough. Several residents told me that they’d been assured the Belt Parkway, to the south, would ameliorate the storm surge.
Using trash to keeping out storm surges UC architect designs a way to flood-proof cities - For Union City resident David Sepulveda finding a new perhaps permanent solution to flooding due to storm surges like those in Hurricane Sandy led to he and.
A full drift collection vessel continues to clear debris from the New York Harbor Nov. 2, 2012, just days after Hurricane Sandy brought heavy winds and a record-level storm surge to the region, which broke apart piers and increased the amount of dangerous hazards to navigation floating in the harbor. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bloodgood)
Subway flooding in lower Manhattan - Photos - A look back at Hurricane Sandy four years later
The South Ferry-Whitehall Subway Terminal in lower Manhattan is completely submerged underwater because of Hurricane Sandy’s record-breaking storm surge. New York City’s subway system sustained its worst damage in 108 years.