[WATCH] Take a Peek at the MTA's Massive Floodgates Installed to Protect Subway Tunnels from Hurricanes

Seven years ago, super storm Sandy dumped millions of gallons of corrosive salt water into New York City's subway stations and tunnels, a problem which we are only beginning to repair today. Along with repairing electrical lines, track and other elements damaged by the water, the MTA is installing massive 25-ton floodgates to seal up some tunnels and prevent this sort of damage in the future. Learn more about it in this short video from the Post.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is installing massive, 25-ton floodgates and other state-of-the-art measures to protect New York City’s train and vehicle tunnels.

via NYP

Originally published on November 8th, 2017

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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