Hurricane News, Videos, and Information


ALL Crane Puts Its Transport Fleet to Work for Customers in Hurricane Sally's Wake

When Hurricane Sally swept through Florida in September, it left behind millions of dollars in damage. This included a couple of cranes at a construction site in the state's panhandle, which were knocked out of commission as a result....


Racing to Beat the Next Hurricane Season

Work is under way to construct a permanent floodgate on Bayou Chene near Morgan City, La., that will provide backwater flood protection for six parishes in the path of Mississippi and Atchafalaya river overflows that result from high water events....


FDOT Targets March for Reopening of Damaged Pensacola Bay Bridge

As demolition progresses on the storm-damaged Pensacola Bay Bridge, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is preparing to begin driving piles — concrete posts that are driven into the ground to act as a leg or support for the new bridge — during the first week of December....


Bottom Line Equipment, CEG Tour Storm-Ravaged Louisiana

As Hurricane Delta made landfall in Louisiana during the first week of October, the southeast was already dealing with its fair share of damaging storms. The Pelican State was ravaged by the Category 4 Hurricane Laura in late August, leaving a trail of destruction and an estimated $14 billion worth of damage in southwestern Louisiana and southeastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico....


Contractors Serve as First Responders After Hurricane

Contractors, equipment dealers and the heavy equipment they provide are infrastructure's first responders when natural disasters hit. When Hurricane Laura made landfall in Louisiana on Aug. 27 as a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 150 mph., its destructive path reached the eastern Gulf Coast and made its way as far north as Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee....


Man on a Mission: Dealer Focuses on Laura Cleanup

There is no better time to "make it happen" than after a natural disaster. Kurt Degueyter, 53, owner of Bottom Line Equipment is laser-focused on finding solutions for contractors involved in cleanup and recovery after hurricanes, and Hurricane Laura provided the most recent opportunity to do just that....


Sally Damages Pensacola Bridge: Forces Closure, Delays Re-Opening

Hurricanes are often erratic by nature and their movements can be hard to predict. The amount of destruction they inflict on United States' coastal areas also is difficult to foresee. A perfect example recently could be found in last month's Hurricane Sally....


Isaias Pummeled Infrastructure in Mid-Atlantic, New England States

Although only rated as a Category 1 hurricane, Isaias was still a deadly and destructive storm after it made landfall in the United States along the southeast coast of North Carolina on Aug. 3. From there, the storm weakened into a Tropical Storm, but still had enough punch left to inflict significant damage as it roared up the East Coast into the Northeast and New England, bringing with it heavy rains and flooding, and power outages affecting millions and destruction from high winds....


DoD Awards $296M in Hurricane Rebuilding Contracts for Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced July 24 that it had awarded two separate contracts worth a combined $296.3 million to help the U.S. Marine Corps at Camp Lejeune in eastern North Carolina replace bridge and building structures that suffered damage from Hurricane Florence in September 2018....


Thompson Pump Stresses Hurricane Preparedness

Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Company, a manufacturer of heavy-duty portable diesel-powered bypass and dewatering pumps, wants everyone to be prepared for any major storm. With the 2020 Hurricane Season just around the corner, Thompson Pump reminds people that storm preparedness is a year-round job and offers tips to make sure they are ready before this hurricane season becomes active....







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