Hurricane Ian: Florida Expedites Road Work as Damage Comes Into Focus

Construction workers assessing storm damage

State emergency officials reported more than 1,600 completed rescues as of 7 a.m. Oct. 2.

October 10, 2022
Derek Lacey - Engineering News-Record

Hurricane Ian’s devastation is coming into view days after the storm decimated southwest Florida. Work is underway to rebuild much of the state’s electrical, transportation and other infrastructure, with certain emergency road repairs expedited and restoration of power prioritized after the storm's devastation left millions in the dark and washed out roadways serving as the only access to barrier islands such as Sanibel Island and Pine Island.

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