News in depth on New York's response to Superstorm Sandy
Plans for a flood barrier to protect New York moved a step forward last week after United States legislators passed the first stage of the Hurricane Sandy Bill.
New York state authorities are being urged to consider building a storm surge barrier to prevent flooding.
Consultant to project manage delivery of temporary houses for New Yorkers.
New York City urgently needs a flood barrier to protect it against further flooding and rising sea levels, leading engineers said this week.
New York City’s building codes must be revised to ensure structures can cope with future major storm events, engineers based in the city said this week.
One of the areas of New York hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy was the Rockaways, sitting on a thin peninsula across the water from Brooklyn.
Engineers and construction workers across New York continue to work around the clock to restore services after critical infrastructure was knocked out by Hurricane Sandy last week.
Utility company engineers and workmen continue to work around the clock to power supplies to Lower Manhattan and the rest of New York’s outer boroughs following last week’s devastating Hurricane Sandy.
Structural engineers in New York this week mounted a high rise rescue operation to secure a 260m high tower crane damaged after Hurricane Sandy ripped through downtown Manhattan last week.
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has ruled out the construction of a flood barrier to protect the city from future storms like Hurricane Sandy.