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JUN 03, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Could This 'Big U' Save NYC From Another Superstorm Sandy?

Six winning entries in a groundbreaking federal design competition to protect cities from rising sea levels were announced on Monday, and include a colossal "Big U" system that will fortify New York City's most vulnerable, low-lying areas. "Big U" will see the installment of a 10-mile system of berms and other protections from West 57th Street down to Battery Park and then around to East 42th Street. In the Lower East Side, park-like berms will be constructed; near the Manhattan Bridge, artist-designed panels attached to the underside of FDR Drive will provide light at night but will flip ... Read More

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