Could This ‘Big U’ Save NYC From Another Superstorm ?

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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…

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