Tag: flooding


Disruption caused by flooding to European railway networks

July 20, 2021

Via: Splash 247

Railway operators and transport companies have released further information on the extent of system disruptions following the flooding events last week in Germany and Belgium. The North Sea Mediterranean corridor has been disrupted. Infrabel published an overview of the affected […]


Flooding, road closures continue in several states

April 29, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

One of the worst-hit areas since Wednesday has been northwestern Arkansas, where local airports recorded 2.25 to 3 inches of precipitation in their rain gauges. Bentonville saw some of the worst flash flooding, leaving people stranded in the high water. […]

Infrastructure, Travel & Public Transit

How Airports Are Protecting Themselves Against Rising Seas

December 2, 2019

Via: Wired

Next fall, San Francisco International Airport plans to begin environmental studies for its next big construction project. The $587 million project, targeted for completion in 2035, won’t produce another terminal, runway, or amenity for the airport’s 55 million annual passengers. […]

Infrastructure, Travel & Public Transit

Rail Lines Cut in Flooded Midwest, Which Faces More Rain

March 19, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

The Great Plains and Midwest, struggling with flooding that inundated roads and farms and pushed rivers to record heights, is set to get more rain ahead, with light showers forecast over the next few days and a heavier downpour next […]


North Dakota Interstates Closed; Heavy Rain Causes Flooding in Midwest

March 15, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

BISMARCK, N.D. — Heavy rain falling atop deeply frozen ground has prompted evacuations along swollen rivers in Wisconsin, Nebraska and other Midwestern states, while powerful wind and snow has closed hundreds of miles of interstates in North Dakota. The flooding […]