Floodwaters enter Hugh L. Carey Tunnel

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    Floodwaters from Hurricane Sandy enter the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel (former Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel). Governor Andrew M. Cuomo ordered the tunnel closed at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 29, 2012.

    Photo: MTA Bridges and Tunnels

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    1. newtest4 18 months ago | reply

      how high is the water?

    2. Angela. 18 months ago | reply

      Holy crap. This was our personal nightmare when we were kids.

    3. stevex 18 months ago | reply

      Is that the subway? It looks like a road tunnel.

    4. EMD mikey 18 months ago | reply

      it's a road tunnel Stevex

    5. Amanda_Lay 18 months ago | reply

      If the tunnel is closed, why do I see headlights?

    6. Tonii V 18 months ago | reply

      Is this real? Looks fake?

    7. 6523556838356856835683 18 months ago | reply

      This is a real photo. Thats not headlights, rather entrance lights to the tunnel

    8. Dee KP [deleted] 18 months ago | reply

      I'm not familiar with this tunnel since I'm not from there. How deep is this? Seeing some horrible pics. Praying for all affected. Having survived Katrina, I understand this mess. :(

    9. shaindlin 18 months ago | reply

      Here's what it looks like without the water (and without automobiles):

      www.nypost.com/r/nypost/2012/10/29/news/web_photos/hugh12...

    10. tgal89 18 months ago | reply

      "6 feet and rising momma"- johnny cash

    11. Al Cyone 18 months ago | reply

      I don't know anyone who refers to the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel as the "Hugh Carey" tunnel.

    12. lornagrl 18 months ago | reply

      When is this going to be fixed?

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