Wall Of Steel Rising Between A Train and Jamaica Bay
Monday, April 01, 2013
It's official: New York is Holland now. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is building a wall to keep out the sea along a two-mile stretch of the A line on its way to the Rockaways. The wall is made of thick steel and is rising seven feet above the tracks on the island of Broad Channel, in the middle of Jamaica Bay. The $38 million project is the MTA's first big step since Sandy to prevent flooding from future storm surges.