Storm Watch: Contractors ready construction sites for storm

With powerful gusts expected as Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in D.C. Monday, the University is working with contractors to safeguard major construction sites across the Foggy Bottom Campus.

Contractors are securing construction sites like the School of Public Health and Health Services as Hurricane Sandy approaches. Jordan Emont | Photo Editor

The crane that stood at the Science and Engineering Hall site when Hurricane Irene hit campus last year remained secure.“[The contractors] have their own emergency plans in place for the storm, especially to make sure the cranes can sustain wind,” Darnell said “[We’re] pretty confident we have the right plans in place.”

 

 

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