FEMA Grants $403M In Sandy Relief For NY Tunnels

Law360, New York (April 17, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday it would give $403 million to the New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority to help repair damage sustained after Superstorm Sandy flooded tunnels with seawater. 

The bulk of FEMA's assistance, $363 million, will go to fix the Hugh L. Carey and Queens-Midtown tunnels, and the rest will go to install preventative measures against another storm. FEMA had previously provided $3 million to the MTA, while the Federal Transit Administration had granted a total of $1.2 billion.

Sandy has cost the...
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