How to deal with the floods? Through the gate 25 tons
After the devastating hurricanes in 2017 — “Irma”, “Harvey”, “Maria” in new York remembered that, too, is not immune from problems. In the end, memories of hurricane sandy in 2012 is still alive in the hearts of local residents.
Everyone understands that a disaster like sandy could happen again at any time, and therefore the authorities of new York decided to take action. And recently an extremely thorough piece of this defensive puzzle put in its place.
In 2012, a hurricane forced the municipal authorities to close the tunnel, Hugh Carey. So this does not happen again, there is installed gateway weighing in at 25 tons.
The project to install gateway from Manhattan costs $ 64 million, and he is now halfway completed. These gates can withstand rainfall at 4 inches above “sandy”. In the new climatic conditions, such measures are clearly not superfluous.
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