Original Case Study Title: Relocating Infrastructure Before a Storm

Original Document:"NAI How-to Guide for Infrastructure" ASFPM, 2013. Pages: 28-29.

Summary: The New Jersey Transit commissioned a study on climate change impacts. This study included a map showing which rail yards were in a storm surge area. Despite this report many trains were moved into an area labeled as being a storm surge area just before Hurricane Sandy. Millions of dollars in damages were reported from equipment that was stored in this area.

For more information, contact the ASFPM Flood Science Center.