Designing a Manhattan Superstorm Barrier That Fits Into the Neighborhood
A plan to build a 10-mile barrier dubbed the "Big U" to defend New York from the next superstorm received $355 million in federal funding this week.
Join the discussion below, or Read more at www.businessweek.com.
#1 Jun 6, 2014
Feels overly ambitious.
#2 Jun 6, 2014
How is the graft and bribe charge figured in?
#3 Jun 6, 2014
I'm sure somebody said that about the National Road, Erie Canal, the Transcontinental Telegraph, Transcontinental Railroad, Panama Canal, Brooklyn Bridge, and Golden Gate Bridge too, just to name a few "overly ambitious" American projects. When it comes to building things, Americans have never been conservative. No reason to start now.
Since: Aug 13
#5 Apr 5, 2015
With global warning, we will need this on all our coast
Add your comments below
|Add a word, Drop a word (Dec '09)||3 min||40ish||16,830|
|President Trump's first 100 days - Roadmap to D...||8 min||The Don||89|
|Thousands Protest Roe V. Wade Decision (Jan '08)||10 min||The Don||312,852|
|im victim to phoneSex Assault||11 min||The Don||18|
|jets talk back (Dec '07)||13 min||The Don||13,330|
|Yankee talk back 4, or is it 5 (Aug '08)||27 min||The Don||334,485|
|Once slow-moving threat, global warming speeds ... (Dec '08)||30 min||Into The Night||62,353|
Find what you want!
Search New York Forum Now
Copyright © 2016 Topix LLC