Gallery: Could Giant Rotterdam-Style Floodgates Protect Lower Manhattan...

It's a clever idea but it comes with a big price tag. It cost the Dutch $4 billion to build the sea gate, and that was back in 1997. Since New York would probably need three different gates to fully protect waterfront developments, potential costs could be closer to $10 billion.

Read the rest of this entry »

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below