Hurricane Sandy

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy joined public and private officials Sept. 15 at a ceremonial groundbreaking on the $595 million Raritan River Bridge replacement project. The event marked the beginning of construction to replace the existing swing-span bridge, known as River Draw, which was damaged during Superstorm Sandy in 2012 and has experienced recurring maintenance issues.

In August, New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will begin rehabilitation work on the Rutgers Tube New York City Transit subway tunnel that allows the F Line to run under the East River between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Contracted crews will work to repair systems and components within the tunnel that were damaged during Hurricane Sandy in 2012, as well as replace other parts that have reached the end of their useful lives.

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) New sand is on its way to some New Jersey beaches that were rebuilt after Superstorm Sandy but have eroded since then. Federal, state and local officials announced that a new beach replenishment project will begin soon in Long Branch, Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright, an area that encompasses some of the most flood-prone sections of the Jersey Shore.

Tutor Perini Corporation, a civil, building and specialty construction company, has announced that its subsidiary, WDF Inc. , has been approved for award by the New York City Housing Authority for the Sandy Recovery Program Restoration at Jacob Riis Houses.

An ambitious plan to protect three New Jersey cities just outside New York from the type of major flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy is moving forward. New Jersey officials have settled on the boundaries of a $230 million project in Hoboken, Jersey City and Weehawken.

Shawn Yesko, owner of Structural Solutions of New Jersey, was first introduced to the LiuGong 835 two years ago. He liked what he saw, but without a definite need for the machine, the time wasn't right for the purchase. In 2017, when he needed a full-sized loader, Yesko knew just who to turn to: Rob Mennona and Jersey Rents.

In August 2016, J.F. Kiely Construction Co. partnered with the St. Bernard Project (SBP), a non-profit organization, identified a family that was still displaced from Superstorm Sandy after nearly five years, and promised to get them back to their home.

On the Oct. 29, 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a $145 million investment for up to seven resilience projects to help protect communities in the Rockaways from the impacts of climate change. Each project will be designed to improve quality of life and build more resilient neighborhoods in the Rockaway peninsula that will be better prepared to withstand future flooding and coastal storms.

Nancy Fisher's replacement home arrived on a truck. In four big pieces. Each one was lifted by crane and set atop concrete pillars in Midland Beach, a neighborhood on Staten Island that was swamped by Hurricane Sandy. Then the pieces were strapped and bolted together like giant Lego blocks to make a Cape Cod-style house.

Construction work on a critical project to repair damage from superstorm Sandy in East River tunnels used mostly by the Long Island Rail Road may not begin until 2025 — 13 years after the structures were deluged with 14 million gallons of corrosive saltwater.

Summit Supply, LLC of Asbury, NJ has donated $25,000 to Rapid Relief Team (RRT), a global organization that provided catering services and support to those directly impacted by these recent disasters, as well as direct assistance to first responders and volunteers.