Topic : Superstorm Sandy

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NJ TRANSIT awards $40M contract for 'Long Slip' rail project

Rail| October 18, 2019

When completed, the project will allow the agency to operate train service longer leading into, and recover more quickly from, storm events.

Women in Transportation: Metro-North Railroad's Catherine Rinaldi

Management & Operations| September 11, 2019

Welcome to our annual feature where we profile exceptional women from various facets of the transportation industry.

Rail| June 11, 2019

NJ TRANSIT opens bid process for Sandy-resilience project

Will allow agency to operate train service longer leading into, and recover more quickly following, storm events.

Rail| January 9, 2019

MTA averts L Train shutdown to repair Superstorm Sandy damage

The massive reconstruction work, announced in 2016, called for a full closure of the tunnel for 18 months.

Rail| May 31, 2017

Hill International to assist Jacobs with N.Y. Canarsie Tunnel construction work

The storm surge from 2012's Superstorm Sandy damaged the tunnel, leaving it in need of extensive repairs. The tunnel was flooded with seven million gallons of salt water leaving two adjacent 7,100-foot-long sections of the tunnel with significant damage.

Management & Operations| May 30, 2017

MTA Staten Island Railway names new chief officer

Sally Librera was most recently a VP, subway operations support, at NYC Transit, where her responsibilities included key operational support functions, such as financial management, employee safety, administrative operations, workforce development, and planning.

Sustainability| September 20, 2016

Transit Infrastructure Must Be Made Resilient to the Effects of Climate Change

The transportation system of metropolitan New York was significantly impacted by Superstorm Sandy — including New York City subway and Amtrak rail tunnels damaged by flooding — and the after effects are still being addressed.

Rail| August 24, 2016

Amtrak's microgrid to serve as backup during power outages

In the aftermath of the 2012 Superstorm Sandy, half of the Sunnyside Yard had to rely on portable backup generators for a month due to a damaged transmission line.

Rail| July 26, 2016

NYC Transit to shut down L train tunnel for 18 months

The decision to do the work under a full tunnel closure, instead of a one-track, three-year closure, was made based on a detailed operational review. The tunnel was severely damaged during Superstorm Sandy.

Rail| July 14, 2016

Hill International wins NYC Transit construction management contract

Will manage and provide construction administration and daily oversight during the demolition and construction phases of the Clifton Car Repair Shop, which was damaged during 2012's Superstorm Sandy.

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