The Battery Park underpass in lower Manhattan was almost completely submerged by Sandy overnight. The underpass connects the FDR Drive to the West Side Highway.
The floodwater swallowed a New York City Department of Transportation truck.
— Michael Rusch (@weeddude) October 30, 2012
WOAH That's a Dept. of Transportation truck submerged in Battery Park underpass! pic.twitter.com/kSHvU3sc
— Mike Hayes (@michaelhayes) October 30, 2012
Battery park underpass completely flooded. This is wild pic.twitter.com/zHs8LuWc
— Matt Stopera (@mattstopera) October 30, 2012
— Gary Alony (@GaryAlonyNYC) October 30, 2012
Battery Park Underpass totally flooded pic.twitter.com/AfQXBNm5
— Carly Segal (@CarlySegal) October 30, 2012
— Sonia Rincon (@SoniaRincon) October 30, 2012
One person on the scene is reporting a strong odor of “oil and gasoline.”
— Lewis Karpel (@ImakeTVdaily) October 30, 2012